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Anastasia A: Profile + Interview

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Anastasia A: Interview

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The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength

Secret formula for success!

Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

I am the possibility of inspiration, success and tenacity!! I am a singer, embassador or for equality and love and your Teenage Dream!

Why do you do what you do?

I love to create music and art all while I experience life and grow on my own schedule. I meet so many incredible people and share the most unique experiences. I love to inspire people along the way and create opportunities for my friends to jump on board.

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

I knew it was going to happen all along. Some fires burn an eternity and my passion for singing was never put out. I have many memories as a girl dreaming about it and putting it out to the universe. It was tough though. I was trying many different things that were acceptable in my society as a “Job”. I had to stray though. Alot of the time, I left my small town and traveled to the big city for modeling and acting gigs. Once I moved downtown for the taste for the freedom, connection with other people like me and the opportunities, I never looked back! I could not imagine working for someone at a 9-5 now. It would hold me down. I love working on multiple projects and think out of the box! To have this now, I had to and have to risk everything, fearlessly make moves and take a LOT of no’s and keep going anyway. It’s not something everyone could handle. It’s not something people want to do when they see what it really takes to be in the music business. You cant give up and have to hope that tomorrow is the next break!

 

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

The music business is extremely tough to break into. It can be a give -give situation. Regardless of the  talent ,  money or connections, each artists has their obstacles. All of the success stories have their own path . What inspired me was the desire to make a different in the world and I knew to do that and have full control that I had to pave my path . I run and operate an Independent Vanity Label which I release my music through and it's a 24/7 lifestyle. Of course at times it’s difficult for the material to share the exposure next to many major labels with a lot of capital. The reality is a decent budget needs to  present if you want similar marketing, publicity, production collaberations and video quality. lets be real, that really helps a lot!  I continue to work smart with my hand selected team and we are making some big strides and hitting some millstones in the independent music scene and I am very proud of that. The most important support comes from my fans. They really do pick me up when things are disappointing mentally! 

 

 

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

I have always really liked something about Hilary duff and Taylor swift. The class, the business decisions and positive message has always resinated with me!They truly  give back using their platforms and that is important.  I get so many letters and pictures and notes from my fans telling me how much they look up to me and how I have inspired them to be a good person and follow their dreams. Its the most important part of my job! Music can bring people from all over the world together...I love that!

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

Taking advice too seriously from various industry people. I learned that we all have so many opinions and what makes an artist's successful varies. Some radio promoters  hate a song and it goes huge with another promoter and some people are too scared to take a risk. Never stop and bang on all the doors respectfully. Keep performing and keep proving to them you are worth investing in!

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

My goal right now is to make another album that is better than the last and to write new music!

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general -It could be about anything

Dont let past hurt and failures break you down and stop you from achieving your deepest desires. Acknowledge others around you and support their endeavours. Enjoy your health and life and come from a place of love and gratitude.

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

If you can dream it, you can do it. Just take action!

 

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Anastasia A: Profile

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Full name

Anastasia A

Place of Birth? (city, country)

Donetsk ,Ukraine

Where you live now? (city, country)

Toronto , Canada

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)

Russia

First Language?

Russian

What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)

Recording artist, Songwriter, Label owner

How long have you been doing it?

Since 2011

Fav Song

I Can’t Feel My Face-The Weekend

Fav Musician/Vocal artist/Rapper/Singer

Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Foxes, Tove Lo, Classified

Fav Movie

Dumb & Dumber

Fav Actor/Actress

Actor: James Franco    Actress: cameron Diaz

Fav Clothing brand

It always changes with my style!

Fav Artist (in any art form)

Fernando Vossa

Fav Sport to watch

Beach Volleyball

Fav Sport to play

Badminton

 

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Links

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Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Tumblr | Soundcloud | Youtube | Snapchat: AnastasiaAmusic