Olivia rodrigo He didn’t shy away from what it’s like to be a Filipino star in America. In a recent interview with V Magazine, the composer of SOUR She spoke candidly and shared her experience of how being Asian-American has been a plus in her life and career.
Rodrigo said that the setting is “something amazing to think about “, and shed light on his privacy, arguing that there was no representation of his ethnicity that was in the spotlight when he was younger.
“Sometimes I get direct messages from girls who say: ‘I’ve never seen someone who looks like me in your position.’ And I’m literally going to cry. Like just thinking about it. I feel that I grew up never seeing that. Also, it was always like, ‘Pop star,’ so it has to be a white girl. “
While the youth diva enjoyed her rapid rise to fame, she admitted that there are times when she feels overwhelmed, too. “I was like, ‘Am I going to go there and freeze?'”, Said. “So it was something that caused anxiety, But it was very Funny”.
“I think live music is such an important part of life and obviously something we’ve all been missing in our lives. I think it’s a lot of fun as an artist to be able to cultivate people’s experience“he continued.
Rodrigo also elaborated on the “pressures” that he has had to go through for being a pop star today and also detailed about the discrimination that artists have due to their age. “There is this pressure for young women in pop music. And it’s like this where you only succeed if you are under 30 years old. That has always bothered me because I think I will improve with age ”.
“I’ll just become a better songwriter and know what I mean,” she said. Rodrigo.