Songwriter, Singer, Rapper

Stige on SoundBetter

Written songs for YellowClaw "Down on love", TechN9ne, Stevie Stone, Noreaga, over 20 millions plays as a songwriter.

Quick turnaround writer & singer. Appeared on Mayday!, Stevie Stone, and Bernz albums as a featured artist. Specialize in every genre but specifically rap, R&B, Pop, Dancehall, Afrobeat, EDM etc.

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Credits

AllMusic verified credits for Khristopher Hugh Rickards
  • Mayday!
  • Bernz

Interview with Stige

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

  2. A: I was especially proud of "Down on Love" with yellowclaw because it's a song I wrote in its entirety that the artist took and delivered in a special way.

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

  4. A: Have a remote songwriting website that i started with another songwriter called songwriteclub.com

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Digital. it's what i've grown accustomed to

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

  8. A: I'll have something for you that's a guarantee

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

  10. A: Music. It's the best job in the world.

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

  12. A: Most asked questions: How long have you been doing this? 8 years. How fast can you have have it done? usually the same day or the next depending on my schedule

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

  14. A: Just because I can write a song in 5 minutes doesn't lessen the value of it. Also, it's not always a 5 minute thing.

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

  16. A: Usually ask what they are looking for out of a song and what direction they would like to take a song.

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

  18. A: Be open minded and also be ready to have some fun making music.

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

  20. A: Professionally I've been writing since 2012 and I just know that I will be making music for the rest of my life no matter what.

  21. Q: How would you describe your style?

  22. A: I would say I wear my influences on my sleeves and it's a combination of all the art that I love and respect.

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

  24. A: Kanye is a dream collaboration as well as Adele and Jay-Z. Rihanna of course.

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

  26. A: R&P, Pop, and Rap

  27. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  28. A: Strong melody and lyrics

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

  30. A: Whatever is needed.

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

  32. A: it varies but typically based on the request I can accommodate whatever works easier for the client. if they need me in the studio helping with lyrics and melodies and laying down vocals that works. I also work remotely where people send me beats and I come up with ideas or if they have a direction for the ideas I can fine tune them.

  33. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  34. A: Pro Tools. MBOX and Microphone setup as well so i can work from home also have access to 3 or 4 major studios locally.

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

  36. A: Andre 3000, Kanye, Drake, Chance, Sampha, Kid Cudi etc

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

  38. A: Songwriting. Actively just writing melody and lyrics for clients from all over the world.