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Define your genre and let me get to work - hopefully my art will fill in the blanks

- shoot me a beat and write me a novel, I'll take it from there

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Interview with Tru

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

  2. A: I've done it a few times, but I really enjoy in-studio vocal producing - working with great singers and bringing the best out of them in the studio by sharing my experiences as a singer and understanding different recording techniques I think is dope af....

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

  4. A: Man..... I really can't release much information, but I will say I've the opportunity to ghost write and vocally produce a lot of records - I'm always in the background comping background vocals and/or dubbing leads

  5. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  6. A: Analog...... I'm just an old head - plus I love everyones facial expression when someone my age walks into the A room touching the entire rack

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

  8. A: I'd never send you something I wouldn't do myself.....

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

  10. A: I'll assume we're talking music - lets just I love developing things from nothing "when I hit that space bar......."

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

  12. A: Who have you worked with? ( everyone and no-one at the same time ) Why won't you drop your own music? ( that day will come, but not now )

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

  14. A: Every one thinks they can write music - the sad part is the new wave has made it the new normal to be mediocre -

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

  16. A: Do you have a release plan? Will it be mixed / mastered professionally? What's your back story (who are you as an artist)?

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

  18. A: You can't hurt my feelings; either you love it, or this isn't for me - but I will say, I only made this account because well, I'm tired of working with the same people - I wanna work with artist who are really doing more than "flexing on the gram"

  19. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  20. A: if I'm being honest just need some headphones and a Mac - "I started with nothing, singing right into the built in microphone, so as long as I have the basics, we riding"

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

  22. A: are we talking music or? - I'll say this, I'm not looking to get rich off of music, - I do pretty well financially - however to be apart of the revolution that brings real music back into the mainstream audience would blessing. All my 10 years of the schooling, music theory and sound engineering would really appreciate it.

  23. Q: How would you describe your style?

  24. A: Man - idk, some days I can be on my best Chris Brown ash and the next I'm writing a Ben Rector song...... just depends on the vibe.

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

  26. A: I'd hate to sound basic, but the moment Usher and I link together, the industry will be in trouble.

  27. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  28. A: Leave space for the harmonies....

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

  30. A: I cannot be put into a box - I'm a true r&b singer who has adopted so many ranges of genre over the past 10 years.

  31. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  32. A: Melody

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

  34. A: hahaha - things can get fairly witty..... my sarcasm is pretty hilarious - any who, I will say in-studio sessions with me really highlight my ability to take any song to the next level. (I'm extra)

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

  36. A: If the song doesn't hit screwed, its not the one (facts)

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

  38. A: James Fauntleroy , Harvey Mason Jr. - you get were I'm going + EB - all day (everyone calls me his step son)

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

  40. A: Most common work for me is Top Lining melodies and/or Mixing Vocals - I record everyday though - ,always sharpening the sword

GenresSounds Like
  • Shawn Mendes
  • Chris Brown
  • DaVido
Gear Highlights
  • Neve 1073 / Avalon M5 ; Neuman U87 / TLM 103
  • Treated Sound Booth
  • HS8's & NS10's
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