Check out the new song from Chris Franklin The Poet – Make Me Yours
Where are you from originally? How did you get here and become who you are?
I was born in raised in southern California, Los Angeles area. I have always been a big fan of music ever since I was little. I grew up a big fan of people like Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder. I took a big interest in the guitar when I was 10 years old. I decided to pursue doing music because I was influenced by people such as Pharell Williams, Tupac, Ice cube, and Michael Jackson.
What are some upcoming projects we can expect to see?
Right now I am working on producing for other local artists in the L.A. area.
Tell us about the song you are promoting to everyone, what is it all about?
Well this track I am promoting is a very smooth instrumental that I really love and hope other people will dig it. It’s an r&b track I composed and arranged.
What do you think are some of the hardest challenges in the music industry these days?
I think some of the biggest challenges are trying to get your name out to the public, and creating something unique and different from what others are doing in the industry.
What was one of the biggest challenges you personally had that shaped you?
I have faced many tough challenges in my life, one was finding my true talent and knowing what I wanted to do wit my life. I believe that really made me the person that I am now.
What suggestions do you have for other artists like yourself?
Well the best advice you can give anyone is never give up on your dreams and always continue to grind and work hard no matter how tough things get. Also put your 100% in what you do.
What are some strategies you use to sell your products as an artist?
Right now I am using all social media to get my name out and using various music outlets such as WWS magazine to promote my self. I hope I gain more fans with these outlets, we will see I guess.
What is one of your favorite ways to promote yourself?
Using Facebook and YouTube to bring awareness to whatever it is I am doing.
How can we find you online? What is your website etc?
You can look me up on Reverbnation.com, Google me, and on Facebook.