A soulful powerhouse singer/songwriter with skills that definitely come naturally. Seeking to collab with just about anyone who is serious about their craft and making great music. A rapper who is excellent at her craft. All genres welcomed. Any tracks on this profile are written and performed by Cleo J'adore. Let's work.
Offering powerhouse vocals, strong songwriting for just about any genre, as well as diverse approach in rap flow, lyrics, and wordplay. Cleo has been singing, songwriting and rapping for 11 years. Her voice is dynamic with an undeniable
Cleo has versatility & is capable of executing different styles from Etta James, to Jill Scott to Lizzo to Childish Gambino.
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Interview with Cleo J'adore
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Singing & Songwriting
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Jill Scott, Jazmine Sullivan, KeKe Wyatt, Erykah Badu, Frank Ocean, Prince, Michael Jackson, Pharell, Missy Elliot, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Etta James, Tupac, Queen Latifah, Coldplay, Paul McCartney, Gwen Stefani, Andre 3000. I truly love music and listen to many different artists which I'm able to pull from.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I use a Blue Baby Bottle Mic, that provides a great classic sound, captures warm vocals and provides unbelievable versatility. It is my go to mic, with an excellent interface and well padded space.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I marry the instrumental/beat by playing it over and over again allowing myself to feel the spirit and/or mood it connects me to...sometimes it brings out a memory or a specific emotion that brings words forth.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: soul, feeling, relatability, wit, cleverness, imagination, originality
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Singing & Songwriting
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: R&B, Soul, Neo-Soul, Pop, & Hip Hop
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Be original
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: BiBi Bourelly she is raw and brings so much feeling that's very important!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: fun, unapologetic, soulful, sensational, jazzy, diva
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path was and still is to sing, songwrite and be an on stage performer! I've been doing this professionally 8 years
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: mic, interface, laptop, notebook, and pen
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be professional. Be fair. Be genuine. Be original.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What purpose do you have for the music you want me to create to?
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: I an only capable of doing Soul/Neo-soul
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: They ask me to sing and songwrite. They ask to hear my music so they can hear my range.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: The release of creativity
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to give my work feeling and as much as originality as possible.
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: I have yet to experience analog so I am forced to pick digital but I love the analog sound. I would love to record
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Shawn Clover and Amanda Evans for songwriting
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My own personal project titled "Long Live The Queen" written and performed by me.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: A House style song called "Close To You" I was just the singer and I was able to let go and really give my all which was so much fun!