Episode 131

Calista Wu  ·  Pursuing Possibility With Rising Pop Artist CaliStar

“Why does that monster exist and why? Is it keeping you up at night? And is there a story that goes deeper as to why that monster is the way it is and how can you dig deeper to figure out where that comes from and find healing so that you can overcome and find the peace that you need to be able to find rest and sleep.”

CaliStar, also known as Calista Wu, is an American recording artist, activist, and well-respected attorney whose repertoire defies expectations and inspires others to pursue the possibility.  As the founder of a multi-platform entertainment company, Cali Star Entertainment, LLC, she is breaking barriers and redefining empowerment through music, art, fashion, and community.  The gifted singer/songwriter has crafted a highly anticipated project, featuring songs produced by Jae Chong (Solid, Aziatix, Coco Lee, Elva) and Enik Lin (FYKE, Royal Pirates, Amber Liu, James Lee), and mastered by Chris Gehringer (Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Rihanna, Lady Gaga).  Her company brand is represented by the alicorn logo, a mythical creature that is both unicorn and pegasus—as such, she is poised to take the world by a beautiful storm with her alluring vocals, captivating compositions, and stunning visuals.  The daughter of Taiwanese immigrants, LA-based CaliStar arrives to break barriers for Asian American artists and champion various causes close to her heart, such as anti-bullying and mental health awareness.  Her latest single “Can’t Sleep” and its accompanying imaginary music video, out December 17th, show CaliStar confronting her past traumas during a restless night watching the clock.  CaliStar designed her artist logo to be a star comprised of both a diamond and a tea because her motto is to turn pain into beauty, something she does, dare we say beautifully, on “Can’t Sleep.”


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