Exclusive: Tate McRae Opens Up About What Being Called ‘The Next Billie Eilish’ Is Really Like

Exclusive: Tate McRae Opens Up About What Being Called ‘The Next Billie Eilish’ Is Really Like
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Catch up with Tate McRae!

We recently got to chat with the 17-year-old star during our Instagram Live series Friends From Afar! Tate dished on what she learned from her experience on “So You Think You Can Dance: Next Generation,” the surprising way her collab with Lil Mosey came to be, and what we can expect from her next EP!

The “vicious” singer also got real about what being compared to music industry megastar Billie Eilish (who co-wrote Tate’s single “Tear Myself Apart” back in 2019) is really like:

“I think Billie is amazing and I love her. The biggest thing is that sometimes with comparisons and with people making statements about someone, that’s a lot of pressure and that’s a lot of stress … I think so much about my future and what I want to do and what I want to achieve and when there’s things that are put out…[it’s] like ‘Oh god, I gotta reach that high expectation,'” she explained.

Want to watch more Friends From Afar episodes? Check out what EBEN had to say about the release of his new EP, “Honeydew”!

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