Artists Name: Alicia Mancha
Music Genre: RnB
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
Personally, I would go for R/B Soul, I always make sure my songs embed what I’m feeling in the most descriptive way possible. I want to transmit to others what I feel and for my audience to relate to it, feel welcome to express what they truly feel and not be afraid to be themselves.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
My name? Not really, My artist name is the same as my legal name. Ever since I was young I was insecure about my surname so I decided for it to be the limelight of my music. Instead of hating it, even more, I’m understanding to make it special to me.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
My music influences have been JOJI and Amy Winehouse.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
At the moment im working on a more upbeat and cheerful song. As for collaborations, right now are a little complicated to come through but soon we will be surprising our listeners with future collaborations.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
the ultimate goal is to live off my music, make people enjoy listening to it and express what I truly feel. The plan of action is unknown. I have never planned anything and just go with what feels right at the moment
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
Simplified. Definitely. At the moment I don’t have a lot of music released but Simplified was my breakthrough. With it, I am able to play the piano and sing at the same time. Its an indescribable feeling and can’t wait to repeat it soon.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
My biggest challenge has been networking. Therefore I am slowly learning how to become better with it. Im always open when it comes to learning new things and I am always motivated to move forward.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
I listen to a melody, and the lyrics come naturally to me. I let the song judge the emotion and lyrics that the future song will have and keep working on mixing and mastering to make sure everything sounds correct and pleasant.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Tik tok has been a shocker. I didn’t realise how beneficial it is to record yourself on the platform and the number of positive comments and feedback you get. It really helped to keep my aspirations and dreams ongoing. Positivity always makes people feel better, even if it’s a little comment it always helps!
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
right now my top played songs are: Ayer me llamó mi ex by KHEA, El Farsante by Ozuna, Circles by Post Malone, Bad Side by Iyla
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
Ive always been making music, from a young age ive always loved playing instruments or singing songs. Its always been a big part of my life.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Advice? Im only 18 so im still quite young myself but some advice that really stuck with me was: ¨Positively charged people are both powerful and empowering. They are leaders. They are successful. They believe in themselves and their abilities, and their enthusiasm and self-confidence affect everyone around them.¨ Hope this helps 🙂
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I still have a lot to learn but if I could I would minimise artificial talent and look into genuine talent.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
The best thing anyone could do. Being original is what makes you stand out. Even if people dislike what it is you do, it doesn’t mean its wrong, It’s what you believe in so no matter what just keep it up.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
Don’t let anyone determine your worth. And don’t let anyone tell you what you can and can’t do. You are capable of anything you put your mind to. No matter the age, gender or race. Everything is possible.