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

Hi TAROT, do you have some perspective or insight you can share with us on the question of when someone should give up versus when they should keep going?
For the longest time, I have felt like an underdog in some way, feeling like I had to prove my worth to sit at the table. From being that young girl in middle school who wanted so badly to be accepted by the “cool kids” to a young adult navigating the developing stages of my career, I’ve always wondered why I giving up has never been an option no matter how many times I have failed to reach certain goals or let self doubt creep in. Creating melodies and telling stories that can connect with others is my passion. It’s taken a long time for me to realize that my career shouldn’t define my self worth, but it drives me to be the best version of myself and show up in ways that will lead to an extraordinary experience of life. I have recently shifted my mentality of seeking external validation to prove to myself that the dreams that I’m chasing are worthwhile, to focusing on what I can BRING to the table and how I can use my passions to accomplish something that I believe to be bigger than myself. GRATITUDE is what keeps me afloat and reminds me of why I am doing any of it in the first place. I have to believe that my seat is already reserved, and once I get to the dinner, all the trials and perseverance will be absolutely worth it.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
TAROT is an indie pop soul artist and songwriter based in the Nashville, TN. With her retro indie soul sound, her Southern California roots shine through. Her mission as an artist is to connect and heal others through the energy of her music. There is nostalgia in her voice and melodies that take you back in time. Through being vulnerable and authentic in her writing, TAROT strives to be a voice that can reach others genuinely. TAROT is constantly evolving and aiming to break boundaries through her music.

I wanted to separate my personal identity with my artistry because I want my soul to always stay grounded. The creation of TAROT came so naturally almost 2 years ago, as if it was a journey I was meant to pursue. Ever since then, my writing and my artistry has grown exponentially at a pace that makes me excited to keep going. I’ve learned many lessons along the way, but the most important lesson is that you must believe in yourself wholeheartedly before anyone else can. I am still growing and I have so much yet to experience, but I do firmly know that I am capable and deserving of this dream! I will continue to discover what that means to me and it consequently transpires into my music. I hope that I can reach my soul tribe all over the globe through my music.

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?
With out a doubt, the one and only, Ken Benedict, deserves the loudest shoutout in all the lands! A successful entrepreneur, supportive single father of three girls, reliable friend, son, and brother. He has been my number one cheerleader, role model, and motivator my entire life. I quite literally would not be where I am today or as blessed as I am without a father like him. So many of my core values and attributes come from him. Hilarious in his own unique way, Ken Benedict is truly the greatest and anyone who knows him would say the same. I love you, Dad, thank you for everything you continue to do for me. You give me the hope and drive to accomplish anything I could ever want in this life.

Website: www.tarotsings.com

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarotsings

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tarotsings

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPrhguMtoAQw1qX0Dve7alg

Other: https://fanlink.to/iridescentTAROT

Image Credits:SkyQuajus Turner – @trusiifuu

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