We had the good fortune of connecting with Juni Arzeta and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Juni, how has your perspective on work-life balance evolved over time?
I’ve always wanted to be a free spirit since I was in Highschool ! Being able to balance work and mental health has always been very important to me. Starting my own clothing brand and making music part time has been very hard work, however being able to focus on my family and alone time has been beneficial. I’m still on the grind selling hoodies and t shirts online and also doing gigs and selling beats while working remotely. Physical exercise and eating clean has made the balance much easier.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I think what sets me apart from most artists is the fact that I write and produce all my material. I also tend to mix genres of music out of boredom. I also design my own album covers and merch since I have a background in graphic design. Getting people to take your art seriously is not easy, I struggled for years to get plays and streams, but I never gave up and now I’m starting to create a solid fanbase. I would like people to know that I am passionate about playing the guitar, rapping and making beats. I always put the soul into my craft.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Growing up in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, I have gone to many every beaches and clubs. In Fort Lauderdale beach there is a spot called Rock bar. They play electronic music. Its the perfect place to grab a drink by the beach and catch up. In Miami Wynwood is the place to be ! Me and my cousin that was visiting from NY had a great time looking at art and eating tacos from the food truck.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I would like to give a shoutout to my parents and my friends in high school ! My Parents were always hard working people and had provided me with every instrument I asked for as a kid. They gave me the confidence to pursue a career in the arts. I would also like to shoutout my friends in high school and my fanbase on myspace. In early 2009 me and my friend Lenin had started a band called Young Heartbreaks (YHB). WE received positive feedback online and had a cult like following. Our myspace music page had more than 50k downloads and had the whole high school listening to our music, as well as the surrounding high schools.

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