Vixen Initiation: Radio Personality Georgia Ellyse talks BET, Bad B*tch Complex and the Queen Within
From where do you draw your inspiration?
From real life — especially as an artist. In songwriting you have to draw on real life experiences. A lot of times I try to find inspiration in the negative things that have happened in my life. I do this because I feel like everything happens for a reason and you should always be able to turn a negative into a positive. ALWAYS. No matter what.
You talk about the “Bad B*** complex.” What is that?
Right now, the women in hip-hop all rep for the Bad B****es, what happened to the MC Lytes and Queen Latifahs? “Who you callin a B****?” I’m just sayin’…There is a way to be fresh, to be hot and to be commercial without degrading yourself or being the encouragement to thousands of young girls to degrade themselves or to lessen their self worth because they think that’s cute.
Every woman has a Queen in them. It’s just up to each woman individually whether or not she is going to embrace that and demand the respect a Queen deserves from every man and woman that crosses her path.
My current goal is to transition from radio to television. I am looking into landing some roles on sitcoms and in movies. I am also applying at commercial hip-hop station in larger markets and have been trying to get my foot in the door with the satellite radio stations. But most importantly, I am working on completing my debut EP High Standards. Its a blend of hip-hop and R&B, and I am excited to share it with the world!
Describe yourself in one word.
What else do you want people to know about you?
I need people to know that I’ve earned the respect that people have for me. I am about my business and that only God can stop me.
Last, but not least, what makes you a Vixen?
I am a Vixen because I choose to wear my crown. I choose to embrace the fact that I am a queen and I demand to be treated as such. Every woman, every young girl has a queen inside of her, but not every woman or young girl embraces that. If that is you, if you haven’t embraced your inner queen, what are you waiting for?
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