Let’s begin with a bit of background. How did you start in music, and what are some of your influences?
TaniA Kyllikki: There is a lot of talent in my family tree, from creative artwork to music and many other talents. God blessed me with the gift of music at birth, but what music has become for me is much more profound than I ever envisioned. I’ve witnessed and been through a lot of things a child shouldn’t ever be subjected to, and music has become my escape. This molded the kind of singer song-writer I am now. At the age of six, I heard my mother’s cries because my stepfather was again physically and emotionally abusing her or hitting our dog….
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