Kat Dahlia sat down with Pepsi to discuss her debut album “My Garden”, being compared to Nina Simone, the origin of her smash single “Gangsta”, and the meaning behind her name. Check out an excerpt from the interview below:
When did you fall in love with music?
Well, I’ve always been in love with music. As a kid, I’d be in my room watching MTV, acting out anything from Disney movie soundtracks to Britney Spears to Christina Aguilera. When I got older, I started falling in love with classic rock, The Beatles, The Doors, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Led Zeppelin. And then, as I got a little older, I started getting into the Blues. You know, like B.B. King, Chuck Baker, and Miles Davis? I’ve always been in love with music and the harmony and enchantment of it. There are chapters to the genres that I opened doors to throughout my life.
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