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Nikki Spears / Press

“..set out on the career that she’s envisioned for her-self since she was 6 years old. “I’ve always wanted to be a musician.” Spears said. “Ever since I was a little kid I’d make up little songs you know, do little skits and stuff. I started learning guitar when I was about 12.” As I learn more about Spears during our recent interview, I can’t help thinking her music is incongruous with the musician. Raised along with six other kids by a single mom, Spears insisted that a lot of the hardships she went through do end up in the music, through Spears songs indulge in very little angst or pathos. Instead the songs are imbued with a sense of spiritual uplift, a kind of seize-the-day cheerleading for the soul that kind of makes you want to jump up on a sofa and do a half-gainer. The more I talked to Spears, however, the more I realized her optimistic take on life makes sense. Here’s a woman that was able to come out of poverty with skills, talent and creativity and follow he”

malcom howard - The Independent

“..set out on the career that she’s envisioned for her-self since she was 6 years old. “I’ve always wanted to be a musician.” Spears said. “Ever since I was a little kid I’d make up little songs you know, do little skits and stuff. I started learning guitar when I was about 12.” As I learn more about Spears during our recent interview, I can’t help thinking her music is incongruous with the musician. Raised along with six other kids by a single mom, Spears insisted that a lot of the hardships she went through do end up in the music, through Spears songs indulge in very little angst or pathos. Instead the songs are imbued with a sense of spiritual uplift, a kind of seize-the-day cheerleading for the soul that kind of makes you want to jump up on a sofa and do a half-gainer. The more I talked to Spears, however, the more I realized her optimistic take on life makes sense. Here’s a woman that was able to come out of poverty with skills, talent and creativity and fol”

Malcom Howard - The Independent
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