GRL IN PHOTOS: COURTNIE

GRL IN PHOTOS: COURTNIE

TELL US WHO YOU ARE:

A Midwest shorty looking to take over all ya screens and speakers :)

WHAT DO YOU DO FOR WORK

I'm a music artist (writer and vocalist) as well as a content creator/programmer for BET

 

 

 

WHY DID YOU MOVE TO NYC

When I interned for Good Morning America while in school, I fell in love with the city's vibrancy and all the variations of black culture. I just knew I had to come back. But Chicago and St. Louis will always hold my heart and I hope to own property in either place near my family one day!

 

WHEN DID YOU START SINGING AND REALIZED THAT YOUR TALENT COULD TAKE YOU PLACES

I've been singing for as long as I can remember -- my grandmother sang and so did my great great grandmother. One of those classic situations of a natural-born creative growing up in the church and cultivating her art unknowingly, until about junior year in college when I began writing and recording with a friend who produced music

 

 

 

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5 PIECES OF ADVICE FOR YOUR 14 Y/O SELF

1. it's never too soon to develop a relentless work ethic
2. you can never absorb too much; make learning/wisdom a life pursuit
3. don't pass judgment on what you don't understand
4. compassion over everything! it'll come back tenfold
5. you're more talented and capable than you think you are

bonus advice: you a boss a$$ bxtch and chris brown is not your soulmate

YOUR 3 GOALS BY END OF YEAR

1. Release a music project with super successful publicity backing
2. Master the piano
3. Find a booking agent!

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GRL IN PHOTOS by Dee

EDITORS NOTE: JUNE

EDITORS NOTE: JUNE

WTF: SEX & BODY POSITIVITY

WTF: SEX & BODY POSITIVITY

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