Our interview with talented breakout teenage singer, MiMi, who is the newest pop artist from Hawaii to headline the 10th annual critically lauded high school nation tour along with American rapper, Silento (“Watch me.”)
Mimi’s new song, “Miss Me” is currently sitting at no. 13 on the billboard Dance Club song charting list .The sensational pop artist is quickly coming to the rise with over 600k views to her music video of “Miss Me” (Watch here). She will now be headlining at the largest music festival exclusively for teens in 13 different cities at select high schools. Expect the unexpected from the stunning vocal powerhouse, who is in the studio day and night laying down tracks for her forthcoming album expected spring ’19 from Empire Records. “I love Cardi B. and Bad Bunny,” says Mimi whose unabashed performance style is tailor made for pop star status.
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Young, fun, IT
Who has made the biggest impact on your life so far, and why?
My mom has made the biggest impact in my life because she’s the strongest person I know and she would do anything and everything for me.
Do you ever get nervous?
Yes I do get nervous, meeting new people, performing, and large group settings.
For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 3 words?
NEXT BIG THING.
How did you get started in the industry?
I grew up singing, my mom and papa were always singing so it was natural for me to start. I started with island music in Hawaii about two years ago.
Tell us about your new song “Miss Me?”
Miss me was my first song transitioning to more main stream music.
What we can expect of Mimi Saballa in 2019?
In 2019 you can expect a lot of new music and big moves from Mimi.
What is the biggest highlight of your career so far?
The biggest highlight of my career so far has been the high school nation tour.
Best advice ever given?
Never dwell on things you have no power over.
Name one your strengths?
What are the 3 things you can’t live without?
My family, my dogs, and my island.
What’s your motto or the advice you live by?
Make the best out of every situation.
What is you favorite song to belt out in the car/for karaoke?
Super woman Karyn White.
Your idea of a perfect Sunday is?
A beach day.
What is your favorite healthy food?
And your favorite cheat food?
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be and why?
Bruno Mars because we’re both from the islands and artist.
What would be the dream holiday, and who would you go with?
The dream holiday would be a beach stay with my entire family.
Do you support any charities?
I support my community. Waianae, Hawaii
Five years from now you will be….
In five years from now I see myself in the same place as artists like Bruno Mars.
Where we can follow you?
You can follow me on Instagram at @MimiMusicHawaii.