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

Hi Arion, what role has risk played in your life or career?
Making decisions are imperative while on your life journey. I believe that every decision you choose to make , everyday- either brings you closer or leads you farther from your true self, and most importantly your dreams. For that reason alone, I realize that I take risks in life everyday. Starting from who I choose to exchange energy with, what financial situations I bind myself to , and so much more. Right now I’m in a transitional season where a lot of things are changing for me. I’m making big decisions while also trying to ensure that what I’m committing to will truly be in my best interest.

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.
As I continue to explore and refine my talents, I know that my possibilities are endless. Currently, I am preparing to release my debut & solo project “Free Fall” – a smooth musical collection that exposes the beauty, pain, and everything in-between the lines of love and relationships. As an independent creator, I write my own music and fund all productions alone. This definitely isn’t easy. I find myself more than often tied to my corporate profession in order to be able to fund my true hobbies. In my eyes, theres nothing wrong with doing what you HAVE to do , so you can do what you WANT to do. It is very important to find a balance between responsibilities, and leisure. This is an important lesson I am still experiencing now. None-the-less I am proud to introduce this body of work to the world in 2021, I believe that I have developed tremendously since first recoding these songs in 2018. I also have a lot of features, singles, and collaborations that are unreleased, so it will be satisfying to unleash my work to the universe. This is all but just a fraction of things that I enjoy doing. I have plans in the future to reveal more personal and tangible aspects of my life that everyone will have the pleasure to experience.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Now when I spend quality time with my friends, nothing spells out a good time more then a private secluded area, good food, and a glass of Lambrusco. During the day, my favorite place to get away and relax is at Pointe Dume. There, I bring my favorite snacks and wine while I decompress. I also watch the sunset, listen to the waves, and catch frequent appearances of dolphins as I get a nice tan all at the same time. Once night falls my usual go-to is having dinner at fine restaurants hidden in the hills with killer views. The vibes are unbeatable. In the past I would share the spots I loved the most, but recently I’ve become more private and exclusive when it comes to my whereabouts.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Firstly , I give praise to the MOST high, for protecting me in his grace daily, and giving me a fine tailored support system who help guide me through the most unclear moments in life. I always feel secure in the arms of my family. They help keep me rooted, and hold me to high standards. Moreover, I will always show gratitude to my best friend Aleah, and my sister Lelahni. They have truly been there for me and supported me in unimaginable ways. They’re the forces that help keep me grounded and level headed- The ones who I can call on the worst days and on the good ones too.

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Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmMUk1qfwA_gOJDcn3zUGzw

Image Credits
@33mmphotography @Aston.ishing @aj_lamor

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