TOPLINE songwriter singer/rapper
Reviews of CASS
Working with cassie was such a fluid experience. She has such a kind spirit and concise vision.
Interview with CASS
Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
As a rap artist I have credits on '50 Cent's' companies mix-tape alongside 'Young Thug' that was really cool and have an album out with a triple 'Grammy Winner' called 'RoadMap's'. All achieved with a Coffee a vision and a laptop.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My laptop Some beats My mobile Sound Recorder Headphones
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
I've been writing for over 25 years
How would you describe your style?
Fluid thoughtful dynamic
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Hmmh to many to list but females include Alicia Key's, Beyonce, Tina Turner, Anita Baker and Kelly Clarkson Skunk Anansie, Melissa Etheridge and (Tori- Amos)
Can you share one music production tip?
Well i'm not a producer so I guess I would say know your craft the work is never done keep on learning your skill set ask other's for their advice and take what's useful on board.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I appreciate and love many styles of music they all have their unique language you just need to listen
What's your strongest skill?
Being able to pick out a Top-line melody in a short space of time maybe 20 mins or less other song's require more time.
What do you bring to a song?
I bring emotion clarity purpose and intent
What's your typical work process?
I listen and listen and listen again to the track- I do believe the track should be able to speak to you it's not really a tangible feeling but a creative process with a skill set as a framework,
Tell us about your studio setup.
I don't require much my laptop a beat or a brief and myself.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Rhianna and Paramore and legends like Stevie Wonder, Prince and Brian McKnight. Rappers include Rae Sremmurd and Nikki Minaj.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
Top lining beats and all round songwriter of Pop/EDM/ R'NB/Rock/Ragga/Dance-hall/ Neo-Soul/ and last but not least Rap.