We had the good fortune of connecting with Franchika Abey and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Franchika, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
I decided to pursue a artistic career because of how music makes people feel, because how it makes me feel. Music saves lives, I’ve experienced what a lot of people have before , depression , anxiety , defeat, fear. When I sing , when I listen to music, when I’m dancing , I become a fearless person. Recording music , performing live and making people feel good or just making people feel at all , is medicine to me.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I know what sets me apart from others is my drive. When you want something there’s nothing that can get in the way of it , not even the biggest disappointments or setbacks. I’ve been set back a billion and two times and I’m still standing here strong on two feet. A lot of people mentally can’t take being a artist or creating music and trying to make something of it. If I was ever weak minded before , I’ve grown into a force and light now: I’m unstoppable.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
One of my favorite spots here in the city had to be clothing wise because I love clothes is bombchel. Almost Everything in the store is hand made by the most amazing women in liberia it’s located in Ponce city market. A chill spot I love to eat and vibe to music to is Boogalou ! They have amazing karaoke , happy hour and wings. It can’t get any better.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to thank my Dad. He trained me to be strong , consistent , and hardworking. When I was younger I missed out on things I thought were so big till now. My Dad passed away in 2018. He manifested so much of my career for me that’s why success , happiness and love is my only path for this career:

Website: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/franchika/482535522

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/IamFranchika/

Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCXoiMX8C0Dr2ftbYEbEJuQg

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