interview with Allure magazine

Simi in a new interview with Allure magazine revealed why she dumped gospel music for mainstream music. According to the singer,

“I just wanted to be an artist and be able to sing about anything that I was feeling. I wanted to be able to express myself in my fullest capacity and do music for music, that’s why I switched.”

On challenges faced as an artist;

“To be honest, I think I’ve had it easier compared to other women in the industry. I know that as women, we have to fight harder for things and that is a challenge. A woman has to fight harder to get half of the result a man gets. Women have to put in double the work for half the result. This used to bother me when I just started singing. I always wondered why all my works receive less attention than some other songs it sounded better than.”