Digital Divas is a column written for the internet, by Yung Klout Gang’s Lina Abascal, a girl who loves the internet. It’s about young women who (similarly to Lina) have created online personas that have attracted thousands of fans and followers. These are spokeswomen for the emoji-speaking Tumblr-dwelling generation, where thousands of miles of distance can be spanned with a few clicks. Musicians, designers, writers, photographers and more make up a community of global tastemakers and cultural commentators representing the famous motto “girl power” on the world wide web.
The name Molly Soda is almost synonymous with the term ‘Digital Diva.’ Her septum piercing, affinity for Taco Bell, pouty mouth, and friendship with her pet rats drew thousands of online spectators to watch the Puerto Rican-born Chicago resident divulge the perks and pains of being a post-grad opting out of the 9 to 5.
Often pigeonholed as another undeserving recipient of internet fame, Molly has recently released two zines, and an online store re-selling thrifted items and her own clothing to fans around the world.
While she grew her fame by using the internet to her advantage, separation between online and real life has become increasingly important to Molly. Now she would rather spend her time in the passenger seat sippin’ on Baja Blast than livestream herself for ten hours (again.)
Read the interview at FRANK151.com.