Lauren Jauregui is striking out on her own and giving the world a real look at what she’s all about.
The former Fifth Harmony member is on the cover of the latest issue of Euphoria. magazine, and in it she opens up about how her style has changed since leaving the girl group behind.
“I’m leaning more towards live instrumentation and my vocals are very raw so I’m really focusing on my lyricism,” the 22-year-old says of her direction as a solo artist. “That’s where I feel like my strong suit is. I’m pretty vocal about the fact that [Fifth Harmony] wasn’t necessarily a representation of my personal taste in music or my expression in music. I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that…”
Jauregui, who has come out as bisexual, also opens up about her own sexuality: “For me, it is who I am, but it doesn’t define who I am, the same way no one’s sexuality defines who they are. It’s awesome to be proud of the love you’re able to express in this lifetime. I would prefer if most of the headlines weren’t about [my sexuality], but I understand the sensationalization of sex in our culture so I don’t really care too much at the same time. I get it, people like to talk about who people are f**king.”