Everything You Need to Know About 'Money Dance' Singer-Songwriter Alus
Pop-R&B star Alus is definitely an artist to watch in 2022, with her honey-like voice and the bold sense of confidence that comes through in her powerful lyrics.
The singer-songwriter got her start recording covers on YouTube, going viral with her incredible vocals and unique style—but that was just the beginning. Her most recent single, "Money Dance," is the first glimpse at her highly anticipated EP, releasing later this year, and we got the chance to chat with Alus and learn all about her as our latest Woman Crush Wednesday.
(Image courtesy of Alus)
Hometown: New Jersey
Birthday: January 1
1. Alus seeks inspiration in all facets of life.
"I love getting inspired by other art forms: movies, books, TV shows. What usually inspires my songwriting is personal experiences I've gone through. I like to use my songwriting as a form of therapy."
2. Mariah Carey's Glitter made a huge impact on her because it made her feel like she could succeed in her career.
"She's my favorite singer, and seeing the story of Billie and how she navigated through her career as a pop star in the industry made me feel like I could do it, too."
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3. She hasn't played any video games since she was a kid, but she is into board games, especially Catan.
4. She'll be the first to admit that she overuses the word like.
"I like am like trying like to like break like the like habit."
5. And what Disney character does she relate to most?
"Mary Poppins—because I always have a bag 🤑"
6. The last song she had stuck in her head was "PYT (Pretty Young Thing)" by Michael Jackson.
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7. She says she spends way too much time flossing her teeth nightly.
8. The best concert she ever attended was Lady Gaga during The Monster Ball Tour.
"She is a bona fide star."
9. Most of all, Alus wants her fans to know that hard work triumphs all.
"I am really all about the work and I'm not afraid to go through the mud to accomplish great things."
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