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

Hi Olivia, do you have any habits that you feel contribute to your effectiveness?
I chant Nam Myoho Renge Kyo morning and evening and practice with the SGI (Soka Gakkai International), which helps me win over my negative tendencies and self-beliefs. This has also actually helped me develop a strict practice regimen and a strong work ethic. I really believe that a little bit everyday adds up. Also it’s important to take care of your health. Most people who know me know how important sleep is to me! Haha!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Honestly, I think I’m just not afraid to make a fool out of myself. It’s important to remember the world doesn’t revolve around you and if you mess up or fail you can just get back up and try again.

My main purpose has always been to empower womxn through my music. Of course I want to empower people in general, but as a. young girl who was really shy, self-conscious and afraid, I know so many others must be feeling that way. I try to remember that when those feelings come up for me again.

Music makes me happy and fulfilled, and I plan on doing it forever, regardless of whatever “success” does or does not come my way.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Hiking at the JPL, beach in Malibu, a show at Zebulon, drinks at the Rainbow, tacos off the street, magic show at the Magic Castle, pasta at Bestia DTLA, more drinks at Footsies, shopping at Jetrag, donuts at Donut Friend, coffee at Stories.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My family, my friends, my partner, and my mentor Daisaku Ikeda. Also all of the womxn in rock n’ roll who have paved the way!

Website: Pegzilla.com eggdropsoupla.com

Instagram: @fearpegzilla @eggdropsoupla

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/olivia.saperstein.5.

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85oXeQhlCw0 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf_GPFClTpqHjk7WwKedzbw

Image Credits
@lukaszjaszak @drew_doggett @ellie_alonzo @greg.gutbezahl.glam.gigs

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