Dai Time shares her advice for success

Dai Time is a 15-year-old singer, social media influencer, and entrepreneur. She is best known for songs like “Best Friend” and “Hair Bows and Skates”. Dai Time has done everything from red carpet celebrity interviews to being the first celebrity teen correspondent for Sheen Magazine – and she’s just getting started. Dai has interviewed many notable stars, including Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Queen Latifah, and Storm Reid. She aspires to be a celebrity journalist and she even started her own magazine, Dai Time Magazine. She is also an inspirational role model as a spokesperson for the Food and Drug Administration’s anti-smoking campaign for teens. Check out YEM’s interview with Dai Time here!

Young Entertainment Mag: When did you first know that you wanted to get into singing?

Dai Time: I first got into singing when I was a toddler singing with water bottles as mics were fun.

YEM: How do you hope your listeners feel after listening to your music?

Dai: I hope my listeners feel refreshed when listening to my music.

YEM: Who are some of your musical inspirations?

Dai: My music inspirations come from Rihanna and Beyoncé.

YEM: You are also a celebrity interviewer. How did you get into that?

Dai: I became a celebrity media correspondent when I first walked the red carpet as an author. I had fun answering questions and thought it would be fun to do as well.

YEM: What are some of the most memorable celebrity interviews that you have done?

Dai: My most memorable interview was with Kris Jenner because I’m a huge fan of all her kids. Tina Knowles, Tyler Perry, so many of them.

YEM: Do you remember who your first celebrity interview was?

Dai: My first celebrity interview was with Oprah. I was so nervous I totally forgot to state her name.

YEM: Who is someone you hope to interview one day?

Dai: My list of celebrities to interview is Ellen and Beyoncé.

YEM: How did you come up with the idea of creating your own magazine, Dai Time Magazine? 

Dai: I created my own magazine because I wanted to tell phenomenal stories that youth or my peers would love and become inspired.

YEM: How do you balance everything that you do? 

Dai: I balance everything by prayer my mom my dog and my friends. They all keep me grounded.

YEM: As a spokesperson for the Food and Drug Administration’s anti-smoking campaign for teens, what is a message you think everyone needs to hear? 

Dai: As a spokesman for the food and drug administration I believe every youth should know life is fun free of an addiction. Addictions hold you back.

YEM: As a social media influencer, why do you feel it is so important to use your platform to inspire and motivate positive change?

Dai: As a social media influencer, I feel it’s important to make my platform fun exciting and definitely entertaining for the entire family.

YEM: Who are some of your personal inspirations?

Dai: My personal inspirations are my mom my dog my peers and finding fun innovative things to do.