Justis Chanell

Rapper/Singer/Songwriter

Justis Chanell on SoundBetter

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
• Co-Write

Ownership/Publishing
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.

Easy right?

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

Interview with Justis Chanell

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. 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.

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: Two EP's that have nothing to do with each other.

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: Nope. Open to meeting them though!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: Analog for the vintage feels.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: To bring your vision to life! I want to make exactly what you want, no questions.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. 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.

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. 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.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: It's easy! In reality, it's far from it.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What's your goal? What's your vision? What would you like to achieve from this?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: Be thorough! Ask questions!

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: A pen, a notebook, headphones, a piano, and bongos.

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I've been writing songs for about 6 years now. I never intended to make music, but it's always been a passion.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Edgy, lyrical, and soulful.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: Timbaland, because he's legendary and a huge inspiration.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: If it's not right, fix it. I promise it'll cause problems later on.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: R&B or Hip-Hop

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Songwriting

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Soul, lyricism, charisma, and a unique sound.

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. 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.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I work with Logic Pro X, and Apollo Twin Mini, a nice mic and studio monitors

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Erykah Badu, The Roots, Maxwell, Sade, Anita Baker

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: Songwriting

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Terms Of Service

1 free revision. Contact me for any other terms of service. I'm flexible and am willing to work with you!

GenresSounds Like
  • Erykah Badu
  • Ms. Lauryn Hill
  • Ravyn Lenae
Gear Highlights
  • My favorite pen
  • paper
  • a mic
  • logic
  • and speakers.
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