Eighteen-year-old Johanna Kohlsson doesn’t want to be known as an “indie artist,” The Swedish singer who goes by the name of Korantemaa (her middle name) has become a YouTube sensation for her videos of both cover songs and originals. As she continues to develop her songwriting skills, she weighs her options for her future.
Not ready to sign to a label, she continues to work on her own voice, which she has been exploring since childhood, and not be swayed by industry demands. Though she’s influenced by Frank Ocean and Solange, she will choose her own path, and a legion of loyal YouTubers will follow.
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