Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Rapheal Saadiq was an amazng experience. I had the opportunity to do 3 songs with him for my project and he really went out of his way to make sure I was happy with his services.
What are you working on at the moment?
I am currently working on my full album which is due to be released beginning of next year.
Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Yes Kaye-Ree, besides her being my partner in our record label reelement records, she is also an amazing singer songwriter performer and delivers professional work.
Analog or digital and why?
digital because times and technology are constantly changing. if you dont keep up you will be left behind in this fast growing industry.
What's your 'promise' to your clients?
To deliver a beautiful product, and will not deliver a final product until the client is 1000000000000% blown away. I am a reflection of my work so i make sure to always go beyond the beyond to make sure the client is happy.
What do you like most about your job?
The fact that i can wake up everyday, pick up my guitar, microphone, sing and get paid to do it. They say when you do what you love you never have to work another day in your life. I believe this with all my heart.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
I always ask the client to be clear and concise on what they are looking for in a song. what direction they are trying to go. The way I look at is, in order to have a successful and happy client the more information prior to starting a song the better the chances of the song coming out amazing.
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
My macbook pro, small audio interface, my guitar, midi Keyboard, and a microphone.
What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
When I was 19 i landed a record deal with Badboy Records/Universal, now I am a indi recording artist and have been doing music professionally for the padst 15+ years.
How would you describe your style?
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
Justin Timberlake, I feel Justin and I have very similar styles, and share the same musical perception for lyric and melody. Truth is without those two elements there is no song.
What type of music do you usually work on?
Pop, RnB, EDM, Pop Rock,Acoustic Soul, really all depends on the clients needs.
What's your strongest skill?
Im very versatile that would be hard to say but for sure being a vocalist, along with songwriting, producing.
What do you bring to a song?
My goal is always to take a clients idea and bring to life on every level possible. Wether through lyric, melody, production, I go out of my way to make sure the project is top notch.
What's your typical work process?
dicuss with client the vision,
write, record, mix and deliver product.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I currently work with Logic Pro X, 27 inch mac, Acoustic treated room, can record professional vocals, live guitar, piano and deliver a master ready mix.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
Micheal Jackson, stevie wonder, alecia Keys, justin timberlake, the beatles.