Nelly Furtado’s name was topping all the charts from early to mid, and she’s back to reclaim her crown, in her first full-length interview in years about her comeback.
The 44-year-old Canadian singer stunned in her first photoshoot in six years For Fault Magazine, discusses life as a TikTok sensation, recording new music, and personal struggles.
COne of them, she revealed, was a recent diagnosis of ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).A neurodevelopmental condition that affects a person’s ability to maintain attention and control impulsive behavior.
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“I’ve just been diagnosed with ADHD for the last 18 months of my life,” Nellie shared. “I believe I’ve had it my whole life, but playing an instrument six days a week as a kid kept me in check.
“So now I’m using choreography and getting into the dance studio as a natural way of dealing with my ADHD. I think the discipline really helps my brain.”
She continued: “The good news is I’m getting to know my brain really well. I love talking about it, so I want to share my experience with people and have a conversation about it.” I’m hoping.”
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Asked if she found it hard to learn about the condition in her 40s, unlike in her childhood when most are diagnosed, she viewed it positively.
“I have the inattentive type of ADHD, not the hyperactive type,” she explained.calling it a “blessing” that she was not diagnosed earlier in her life.
“Because I think I’m mature enough now that I can’t be overly dramatic about it and just deal with it and find solutions rather than dwell on the emotional side of it.”
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The pop superstar also announced that she was set to make her big return to music with the release of 2018’s “Sticks and Stones” and her last album in 2017. Ride,
He discusses an upcoming collaboration with Australian house producer Dom Dolla.Saying: “Dom really taught me to get back to that truth of feeling good and finding the soul in music.”
The Portuguese singer also opened up about the EDM world and explained how he wasn’t concerned with making “pop smashes” and more with making music that people can enjoy and dance to.
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The “Say It Right” hitmaker revealed: “I have a lot of music. I’ve recorded a hundred songs in the last 18 months, and I’m so excited to bring people new music.”
Nelly also talked about the resurgence of her past hits like 2007’s “Give It To Me” on TikTok, and she was in favor of adopting it.
“I found out why the DJs were playing these old songs and found out that people wanted to celebrate my music and enjoy it,” she said.
“When I started in this business, people used to say, ‘Oh, maybe I’ll have a hit one more time,’ but 20 years have passed and people still love my music.”
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