We had the good fortune of connecting with Jordan Danielle Harris and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jordan Danielle, why did you pursue a creative career?
I chose to pursue a career as an artist because I wish to inspire and uplift others around me. I want to help and empower people to find their voice. I do this through my music and through my lyrics. Having an artistic outlet has really helped me over the years to find myself and share my story. Along my journey through the music industry, I’ve learned that I really want to make a change in the entertainment business and create a more inclusive environment for women and people who feel ‘different’ or outcasted by society.

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.
For me, the most exciting thing about being an artist is getting to connect and engage with others while I’m on stage. I tend to wear my heart on my sleeve, and for years I saw that as a sign of weakness, until I learned that it’s actually one of my superpowers. By expressing myself and sharing my experiences through my lyrics, it’s really helped me grow and it’s also helped other people who are going through similar situations. However, I have faced many challenges along the way, and still do. I’ve always been very shy so it took me a really long time to come out of my shell, be vulnerable, and stand in my own power.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Growing up in Atlanta is one of my favorite things about my childhood. There’s such a unique vibe within each neighborhood of this city, and no matter where I go I can’t find anywhere quite like home. If I had to give someone a tour of the city, I think the first place I would stop at would be Fat Matt’s for lunch because they have the best mac and cheese. After that, we would go to a nice park with my guitar, somewhere chill. Maybe The Carter Center park, or Piedmont Park, to lay out a blanket and look at the city skyline. After that, we would go see some live music. I’d either go catch some live jazz at The Red Light Cafe, or hang out at an open mic night at Peters Street Station. I’d also have to stop by my favorite studio in the whole city, Bravo Ocean Studios. They have an amazing A-Room that I love working in. At the end of the day, we’d have to stop at Cafe Intermezzo on Peachtree Street for a little snack and an almond hot chocolate to end the night!

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Throughout my life I’ve had endless people who have inspired me and supported my music and art. My mother and grandmother have played an influential role in shaping my appreciation for writing. Creativity and artistic expression seems to run in the family, and if it wasn’t for them I don’t know who, or where I’d even be today.

Website: jordandanielleharris.com

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