Every month Unheard Voices partners with Reverbnation to find up and coming talent making their way in the music industry. This month we would like to introduce Lucki Starr.
Hailing from New Jersey, singer Lucki Starr is taking charge and showing why she is indeed a lucky star. Describing her music as “Pop with a Trap Vibe”, Lucki Starr says her passion for music started at a young age being surrounded by a music driven family.
Lucki Starr has performed at the U.S. Open, with Beyonce for her “Let’s Move” campaign with First Lady Michelle Obama, on the Late Night Show with David Letterman, and at the Barclays with Kendrick Lamar, Big Sean & French Montana, Kalin and Myles, and Snoop Dogg just to name a few!
We asked the rising star a few questions about her music and her journey. Check out the interview below. Make sure you connect with Lucki Starr on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @Lucki_Starr
UV: When did you fall in love with music?
Lucki Starr: I genuinely fell in love with music when I was a little girl, probably like 2yrs old. I grew up in a very music driven family, so it’s always been all around me. I love music & honestly can’t live without it!
UV: How long have you been creating and performing music?
Lucki Starr: I’ve been performing since I was little girl ( dancing since 18months old & singing/performing since 9 yrs old) & creating/writing music specifically for the past 4 years.
UV: How would you describe your music?
Lucki Starr: My music is R&B/ Pop with a “Trap Vibe”. One thing about my music is that even though I touch base on a bunch of different topics, no matter what, I always like to make sure the beat is still fun & funky.
UV: What artists have the greatest musical influences on you and your music?
Lucki Starr: I’m inspired by so many talented artists but I would have to say my all time inspirations are Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, JLo, Brandy, Jazmine Sullivan, Beyonce, & Chris Brown.
UV: What is the hardest challenge you have encountered with building your fan base?
Lucki Starr: Luckily, I haven’t come across any hard challenges with building my fan base but I always have to remind myself to make sure I’m consistent on all my social medias, interacting with my #LuckiCharmz ( what I call my supporters) & showing them love as
much as possible! They do so much for me & really ride for me so I always try to show my appreciation as much as possible.
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UV: Has anyone ever given you negative feedback on your music, if so how did you react to it?
Lucki Starr: I don’t always read my comments on social media…I find that’s really the only time people will ever come out their face to hate, when hiding behind a screen. I always focus only on the positive, and ignore anything negative. Whenever I happen
to see negativity, it doesn’t affect me because I love what I do & what I’m able to create. Everyone has an opinion and I respect that, but it genuinely does not phase me.
UV: How important and/or how difficult is it to support your career with your own funding?
Lucki Starr: It is very very important to support my career with my own funding as a hungry artist on the rise. You have to invest in yourself to level up; every artist has one it at some point or another. It’s not always easy, but this is what I want to
do, so it’s worth it.
UV: To date, what has been your best performance? When was it, where was it and why is it your best performance?
Lucki Starr: My favorite performance so far has probably been when I performed at The Foundry in Philly because it was the first time I performed my single “Make Me” & it was such a humbling feeling to see people dancing to it, and singing the lyrics!
UV: Where do you see yourself in the next five years?
Lucki Starr: In five years, I see myself being very happy, creating more music & living life to the fullest touring, meeting more #LuckiCharmz around the world, and hopefully having great success in all aspects of my music career .
UV: Do you have any upcoming shows?
Lucki Starr: Yes! Just keep up with my social medias to see when I announce my upcoming shows & events. All my social medias are @Lucki_Starr .
UV: What current projects do you have out or forthcoming projects in progress?
Lucki Starr: I currently have a single out called “Make Me”, my music video on VEVO of “Make Me”, and am also working on releasing a few other singles before releasing my project.
UV: In closing, I would like you to leave the Unheard Voices readers words of encouragement and inspiration, especially for those pursuing a career in music and entertainment.
Lucki Starr: Never. Give. Up!! Always work hard & have faith and confidence in yourself & talent. You truly can accomplish anything you put your mind to! Energy is everything, so make sure to always stay positive, ( and when you’re feeling down just try to look at the brighter side of things; just think, it can always be worse and it will eventually get better) & surround yourself with positive people who motivate & support you and your career. Love you long time!