Influences & Inspiration
She credits her diversity mostly to growing up in Rapid City, South Dakota. This environment opened her mind to many genres of music. Her rural surroundings played a vital part in molding her interest. In addition to the alternative music of the region, Deleon Richards, The Clark Sisters, Toni Braxton, Mariah Carey, Brandy, Monica & Whitney Houston were among the contributors to the soundtrack of her youth.