All eyes are on Saweetie, the American rapper, singer and songwriter with greater than 11 million Instagram followers whose radio hit “Best Friend” has been taking part in on repeat.
“The fact that I’m blowing up in quarantine, I mean it’s different, but I think that people with ambition, people who have a great sense of purpose and who need to go further in their career, I feel like they always rise to the occasion,” she mentioned over the cellphone.
“They rise to the challenge,” she continued. “Quarantine was a huge challenge for everyone, but one thing about me, I’ll always rise to the occasion. So, did it shock me? No. But am I grateful for it? Yes, because, I mean, this could have went a different way, and I’m just so grateful that my fans have stuck with me and supported me throughout this pandemic. I’m just really excited to see what my impact is outside of quarantine, because we’ve seen what I’ve done in quarantine, imagine what I can do out of quarantine. That excites me.”
The California native, born Diamonté Quiava Valentin Harper, was busy prepping for her efficiency at Triller Fight Club’s April 17 occasion — a present that includes a lineup that features Justin Bieber, The Black Keys, Diplo and new hip-hop group Mt. Westmore (Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, Too $hort and E-40).
“I’ve literally been in 12-hour rehearsals,” mentioned Saweetie.
Though she plans to drop a brand new challenge referred to as “Pretty Summer Playlist” on Friday, followers have been anticipating the discharge of her debut album. Saweetie revealed that she expects to have it out this summer time.
“I’m aiming, and I’m really hoping for a summer album, so hopefully sometime before my birthday,” mentioned the artist, who turns 28 on July 2.
With music and style inextricably linked, Saweetie has been snapped sitting entrance row at Prada and Moschino runway reveals, and he or she’s been in adverts for Reebok and PrettyLittleThing. It was solely a matter of time earlier than she introduced her subsequent collaboration; right this moment, she unveils her marketing campaign for Quay’s newest eyewear launch, obtainable now on Quayaustralia.com.
“When the deal came to my attention, it was really a no-brainer,” Saweetie mentioned of her partnership with the Australia-based model, which expanded its choices this 12 months to incorporate jewellery. “I really love their aesthetic. I love that they’re high-end with affordable prices and that it ranges for every type of girl or boy out there.”
Priced beginning at $65, the large assortment of frames embrace items from a brand new line referred to as Luxe (retailing for $85 every). As a part of the launch, Quay, in partnership with Saweetie, is providing 10 winners the possibility to every obtain a $10,000 scholarship.