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Loreena McKennitt: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer...'

In a recent interview, the mystical soul singer talks about her career, how her latest album may be her last and how her quest for knowledge has affected her explorations in music.

Loreena McKennitt: 'I Never Wanted To Be A Singer...'

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“I wouldn’t have even known what the Order of Canada was. I never wanted to be a singer. I wanted to be a vet.


I studied Agriculture in the University of Manitoba, but never finished my degree as I went into music. But the decision to go into music was always at arm’s length. It was always, ‘I will continue on but on my terms.’

I never planned or knew what I was going to do, but I always knew what I didn’t want to do.”

Loreena McKennitt, Spill Magazine

 

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The documentary about the Atlanta festival arrives on March 21.
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The documentary about the Atlanta festival arrives on March 21.

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21 Savage, Lil Jon, Killer Mike & More Reflect on Freaknik’s Legacy in ‘Wildest Party Never Told’ Trailer

The documentary about the Atlanta festival arrives on March 21.

Freaknik took HBCU spring breaks in Atlanta throughout the ’80s and ’90s by storm. The cultural street party has been turned into a documentary as Hulu’s Freaknik: The Wildest Party Never Told is set to arrive on the streamer on March 21.

Ahead of the P. Frank Williams-directed documentary’s debut at SXSW next month, Hulu unleashed a trailer detailing the Black excellence to give those that attended a nostalgic blast from the past and inform those who didn’t have the chance to learn about the history they missed out on.

This article was originally published by Billboard U.S.

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