Larissa de Macedo Machado (born 30 March 1993), is famous for her stage name Anitta. She is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and businesswoman.
In a new interview, Anitta revealed her plans to actually give up her singing career within the next few years. Speaking to Billboard, Anitta revealed that she’s setting her sights on an acting career after that.
She says that she loves “change, challenges and trying new things’ ‘. According to the paper, is eager to develop her acting skills. If you want more updates then stay tuned with this article.
Anitta Announces She Would Retire from Music in Six Years
The Envolver singer, who had a decade-long hustle before making a name for herself. In the international music scene she was in a conversation with Billboard. There she made the surprising statement.
Anitta said that she ‘for sure, definitely’ will retire from her music career in the next five or six years. As she ‘changes, challenges and tries new things.’ She is also interested in venturing into an acting career. Which would be at the top of her list in the next half-decade. The singer has reportedly already received a few film offers.
The Singer Revealed her Struggles while Trying to Make a Career in the US
Anitta, who was already a sought-after singer in Brazil for many years. She made a name for herself in the US and internationally with the release of her fifth studio album. Versions Of Me, which featured the Spotify chart-topping single Envolver.
Opening up about the struggle she went through before shooting to success. Anitta said, “I ran this because I heard so many times that it was impossible, and I wanted to prove that it was not, someone can do this.” She further said that she was always told that ‘Brazilians couldn’t cross over in the States,’ but she ‘could not accept it.’
The Brazilian singer has a music career that spans a decade
Known to fans by her stage name Anitta, the singer was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on March 30, 1993. She is a different, less mononymous moniker: Larissa de Macedo Machado, per NPR.
The artist has been building her music career in Brazil for the last decade, and she released her self-titled debut album in 2013.
In a Feb. 1 interview with Grammy.com, the singer spoke about launching a new era in her career as a worldwide brand saying, “In Brazil, I got the recognition before, but internationally, it’s amazing because I’ve just started a brand new career.”
She says she refuses to ‘get lost’ in fame
During a May 2022 Q&A with Anitta for Interview magazine, Colombian rapper J Balvin spoke with the singer about her family and background.
“My dad is Black. My mom is Latin. And I was born and raised in the streets, in the ghetto,” she said. “I used to wake up and see dead bodies at my door. Nowadays, even though I have the opportunity to have everything, I don’t care. I don’t even know how much money I have. If someone calls me asking for help, for donations, I say, ‘Take it.’”
“When we get fame, we can get lost in this game and forget who we are,” she added. “For me, it was never about getting famous and rich. It was about changing my people’s lives, my country’s life.”