Discovery Award in June. “It’s really great,” says the Mexican-American musician, who admits the honor was somewhat bittersweet in light of what’s been going on in the world. “I want to spread my music and everything, but…I don't really focus on like being recognized necessarily, so it was really cool.
And it also came [during] the first couple of days of the [BLM] protesting. I got that news [and] it was just weird to process because I had been so low energy — and just to be recognized for something, I was like, Oh yeah, music matters.