Tori Kelly is recent off a profitable tour and a brand new EP Tori, and the star sat down with Billboard‘s Rania Aniftos to mirror on her previous few months.
Fortunately, the 30-year-old singer says she’s “feeling actually good” after she was hospitalized again in July for blood clots in her lungs and legs. “It completely caught me off guard,” she stated of the expertise. “It was a scary few days however, however I’m so comfortable that I had like a extremely good assist system round me. I used to be thoughts blown by this all of the love and assist.”
One one that instantly reached out was none apart from Beyoncé, who sent Kelly flowers together with a “Get Properly Quickly” card. “I acquired loads of flowers however when Beyoncé’s flowers confirmed up, it’s like, oh yeah, these are clearly Beyoncé’s. They have been large,” Kelly says.
As for her new EP, Kelly says its a mirrored image of her progress over the previous few years. “My final full size album was even earlier than 2020. That album was much more unhappy, and I had gone via loads of issues personally, with household and all these various things. So rising from that, having loads of therapeutic, being in love and simply wanting to precise that feeling — this new wave of confidence come over me and all of that, I simply put into the music and I hopefully you possibly can hear that. I believe I’m in simply this new place in my life the place I’m keen to have somewhat extra enjoyable and experiment with sounds and elegance.”
However she’s not accomplished but. “What I’ll say is there’s positively extra the place this EP got here from,” she stated of the potential of a brand new album.
Watch Billboard‘s full interview with Tori Kelly above.