Skylar Grey CCLV :: “Sky’s The Limit” Interview w/ MSN Music
Kathy Iandoli published an interview with Ms. Grey entitled Sky’s The Limit for MSN Music today – they talk about what it’s like being in the public eye, how she reflected upon her past to tell the stories told on her upcoming INVINSIBLE album, and how she strives to be a role model.
Read an excerpt below and click its title to access the full-length interview.
Sky’s The Limit Interview w/ Skylar Grey | MSN Music ::
“….when Holly Brook transformed herself into Skylar Grey, she knew there was no turning back. The name change is one she identifies as a vital career choice.
Brook earlier achieved entry-level success on the hit single “Where’d You Go” for Fort Minor, a Linkin Park alternative hip-hop passion project. Yet in the wake of that milestone, she found herself weathering a dark period marked by career frustrations and frayed personal and professional relationships.
The singer and songwriter responded by resetting her persona and nom du disque as Skylar Grey. After meeting producer Alex da Kid, Skylar penned the Grammy-winning song “Love the Way You Lie” for Eminem and Rihanna. She went on to write and sing the hooks for Dr. Dre’s “Detox” teaser “I Need a Doctor” (beating out Lady Gaga), Lupe Fiasco’s “Words I Never Said” and Diddy-Dirty Money’s “I’m Coming Home.“
Once invisible but now ubiquitous thanks to her prolific array of collaborations, Skylar Grey is geared for the release of her debut album, “Invinsible,“ in early 2012. She discusses her journey to this point, battling an eating disorder in her younger years and evolving into a role model….”
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