Keke Palmer On Self-Expression, Acting And Her Musical Comeback
Huffington Post - 3 months
Nearly 10 years after the release of her debut album, Keke Palmer is back with the release of her new 5-track visual album, “Lauren.”
Titled after her birth name, Lauren Keyana Palmer, the “Akeelah and the Bee” actress gives the audience insight into her career as Keke Palmer, and addresses the obstacles and vulnerabilities that often come with being an entertainer.
In September 2007, Palmer released her debut album, “So Uncool,” which failed to make an impact on the top of music charts. The flop, as it were, led Palmer to pursue acting full-time, resulting in a string of starring roles on TV series such as “True Jackson, VP” and “Scream Queens,” among others.
In retrospect, the singer-actress says her doubt about pursuing music was a result of label executives’ reluctance to view her as an artist.
“They wouldn’t let me tell my story. And it’s not personal, it’s a very corporate business,” she told The Huffington Post. “It’s the corporate versus the creative. When you do
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