A year after their extended play project Sugar Symphony debuted, Chloe x Halle are as inspired as ever.
The sisters, ages 18 and 17, talked to InStyle in Los Angeles about their rigorous writing schedule, ascent to fame and, of course, their relationship with boss/mentor Beyoncé.
The girls come from a family of six and were raised in Atlanta, but once they signed their contracts with Bey’s Parkwood Entertainment after being discovered on YouTube, life as they knew it changed. Now, the practicing vegans are enjoying the sunny state of California while also enjoying the challenge to grow musically.
With a catalogue of 300 songs, the ladies told the publication that they push themselves to write a song-a-day.
Yes. You read that right. The teens are creating a song-a-day and they have Beyoncé to thank for pushing them to shine bright. What were you doing at age 17?
Check out some highlights from the exclusive below:
On working with Beyoncé: “She’s always encouraging us to stay true to ourselves…One thing she told us is, ‘Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.’”
On their budding friendship with Yara Shahidi: “She came over to our house last Halloween, and we had so much fun,” says Chloe. “I was Willy Wonka/Flavor Flav. She was Kim Possible.” Adds Halle, “I was Li’l Black Riding Hood because I had a black hood; it was kind of last-minute for me.”
On getting along with each other: “If we argue, it’s over the little things, like lip gloss or coconut oil,” says Halle. “It never lasts long,” says Chloe. “Whether I was right or wrong,” she laughs, “I just apologize.”
Read more from their interview with InStyle, here.
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