Collage by Minna Up and coming Def Jam singer/songwriter Alessia Cara’s first single, “Here,” has been steadily gaining traction on pretty much every music streaming service from here to the moon, but the 18-year-old is taking it in stride in her Converse classics and talking with RookieMag.com about postponing college plans and trying to change the world.

Read her full Q&A at Rookie Mag.

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