M Exclusive: Q&A with up and coming artist, Alisha Zalkin!

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We dish with the up-and-coming artist!

Hey M Girls!

We recently chatted with super-talented Alisha Zalkin to talk about her new EP, March To A Different Beat. The album is out NOW and we talked to her to her to get all the music deets!

Check it out the exclusive interview below!

M: Hey Alisha! How did you get your big break in music? Alisha: By putting myself out there! I spent a lot of time working on my craft, writing, and recording. Once I was ready to share it with the world, great things started to happen!

M: Cool! When did you start singing? Alisha: I started singing from the day I could talk! I was exposed to music from day one. My Nana was an opera singer and was constantly singing at family gatherings, temple, and shows. My other Grandmother was always playing mariachi music around the house. Music and singing were around me all the time, and I loved nothing more than to sing along!

M: So sweet! What's your fave song off your EP? Alisha: That's a tough question! I love each of them for different reasons. I would say my favorite one is "Beautiful You." It's all about owning your greatness, being yourself and sharing it with the world! It's a song that celebrates "YOU you beautiful you!"

M: There are so many amazing artists out there. Who would you love to collaborate with? Alisha: Jason Mraz! Not just because of his genius musicianship, but because of who he is as an artist and his commitment to create peace in the world!

M: What's something you wish you knew at 13? Alisha: I wish I knew that it was ok to be myself, that I was good enough, and that I didn't have to "fit in." I wish I didn't care so much about what everyone thought of me!

Thanks for chatting, Alisha!

Check out her single, "Beautiful You", here. Don't forget to pick up her album NOW! To find out more about Alisha, visit her website!

Let's dish: -What do you think of Alisha's single, "Beautiful You"? Do you want to see more Q&As from rising stars?

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