Get to Know 'Quiet' Singer-Songwriter Milck

Singer-songwriter MILCK, the voice behind the viral hit “Quiet” which rose to prominence following the Women's March in Washington, D.C., sat down with Billboard as part of the "You Should Know" video series to help fans get to know a bit more about her.

MILCK, born Connie Lim, grew up in Los Angeles, California and started making music at the age of seven, writing her first-ever composition called “Healthy People.”

The singer shares that she plays both the piano and “shitty rhythm guitar,” and that she would describe her music as cathartic. While she draws inspiration for her songs from many musicians, Nina Simone is at the top of her list because she's so fearless.

MILCK also discusses her hit song “Quiet,” explaining that it was inspired by her own story. “I am a survivor of abuse and anorexia and depression,” she shares. “It’s been quite a journey getting here – and that song is the thesis of my journey as a woman, as an Asian-American, and as a feminist, as a human being who has been silenced in one way or another.”

In the video, which you can watch above, MILCK also discusses what the title of a book about her life would be called and suggests which song music fans unfamiliar with her sound might want to listen to first.