I want to write your next hit!
I am an up and coming songwriter and recording artist based out of the Los Angeles area. My writing styles are mainly Contemporary R&B, Soul, Hip-Hop, and even Pop. I'm extremely flexible, creatively adept, and ready to work.
I want to make sure I'm making exactly what you want, so please provide any reference tracks that provide the feel you're searching for.
I sing in style of artists such as Ari Lennox, Lauryn Hill, Mereba, or Erykah Badu.
I rap in style of artists such as Missy Elliott, Noname, or Tierra Whack.
Tell me about your project so we can make it a hit!
What services do I provide?
• Professional songwriting (Lyrics and Melody)
• Full Song, Choruses/Hooks
50% Lyrics and Melody of Complete song
25% Lyrics and Melody of Chorus
25% Co-writes and Edits
How does this work?
• Contact me so we can work out the details
• Once funded, send over the instrumental and I'll get to work
• Turn around is usually 1-5 days depending on my schedule and the particular project. Max 1 week. I'm usually pretty quick.
Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.
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Interview with Justis Chanell
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: My EP coming out soon. It's been a long time coming and I'm just excited to get the music out. I write songs all day every day so my role was basically picking which ones sound good together and creating a storyline based off that.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: Two EP's that have nothing to do with each other.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Nope. Open to meeting them though!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog for the vintage feels.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: To bring your vision to life! I want to make exactly what you want, no questions.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I just love music. Helping people out is a huggge plus as well. I get a kick out of using my talent for good.
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: How does this work? And no matter who it is, I'll explain the entire process to clear up any confusion. I love open dialogue, all questions get answered to the best of my ability.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: It's easy! In reality, it's far from it.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What's your goal? What's your vision? What would you like to achieve from this?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be thorough! Ask questions!
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: A pen, a notebook, headphones, a piano, and bongos.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I've been writing songs for about 6 years now. I never intended to make music, but it's always been a passion.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Edgy, lyrical, and soulful.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Timbaland, because he's legendary and a huge inspiration.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If it's not right, fix it. I promise it'll cause problems later on.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: R&B or Hip-Hop
Q: What's your strongest skill?
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: Soul, lyricism, charisma, and a unique sound.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I have to focus on the melody and the basis of the song. Once I have a clear understanding of where I should end up, it's easy for me to figure out how to get there.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I work with Logic Pro X, and Apollo Twin Mini, a nice mic and studio monitors
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Erykah Badu, The Roots, Maxwell, Sade, Anita Baker
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.