How Alessia Cara’s Mom Shaped Who She Is

As a chart-topping singer who’s constantly traveling the world, Alessia Cara, 19, meets a lot of people in her day to day, but the woman who’s had the most impact on her is her mom.

Alessia’s mom moved to Canada from Italy at age 18 and didn’t speak a word of English. Watch our video below to learn how much Alessia’s mom’s determination means to her — plus how she got her start in the music biz — and some of her style secrets.

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