I'm all about the song! I pride myself on my ability to connect with a feeling and translate that into memorable melodies and powerful lyrics. Songwriting is my passion and I have been blessed enough to make it into a career.
Hey my name is "Story.". I'm an accomplished singer, songwriter and producer based in an LA. I love the process of crafting great songs. My credits include JLo, Chris Brown, Ty Dolla $ign, Wiz Khalifa, Boi-1Da, Rodney Jerkins, Mario and more...
I bring, top-tier song writing and infectious top-lines in a wide range of styles from Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop, Afro and more. I also compose background vocals and harmonies. I record everything from a professional studio in Los Angeles, using the best gear to deliver the highest quality vocal for your project. I also work with an amazing team of top musicians, female singers, and mix/master engineers.
I would love to hear what you're working on. Let's talk about how I can help you!
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Interview with Story.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Creating something of nothing with my friends. Starting with a blank canvas and pouring myself out into it free of ego and expectation. Pour honest and authentic expression.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Anyone can do it lol. Yes, anyone can write a "song" these days; but writing a GREAT song, understanding arrangement and what moves people is a SKILL that I've have developed for years!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What inspire you? What songs really move you? What are your goals and expectations for this project?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Communication is everything. The more I understand you, your vibe and your vision, the better I am able to bring it to life.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My phone for quick voice memos and writing lyrics Mac Book with Protools and Ableton COMFORTABLE HEADPHONES lol Apollo Twin Sony C800
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will always get my very best. Songwriting is personal to me. I take pride in my work. I value your time and the hard earned money you're spending with me.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I write hooks and/or full songs for clients including backgrounds, harmonies, ad-libs. I also provide vocal production services to help you capture the best recording.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: When I'm not taking sessions with major artists, I am currently working on developing a new Pop / R&B star and pitching songs for sync in film and television.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes, my frequent production collaborators "JayP Does It" and "Yonatan Watts"!
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: I live at the intersection of Top-40 meets your favorite song the world hasn't heard yet.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: "Don't get in the way of the song!"
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I work on a lot of Pop, R&B, Hip-Hop and Afro for male and female artists but I also write for Dance, EDM, K-Pop and Country.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Turning a feeling into a great song! If it doesn't move me I don't want it.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: "Everything's already been said" but I say it in ways we haven't heard before. I bring Billboard Top-Lines, Powerful Concepts and Cleaver Lyrics.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: 1. Capture the feeling (Top-line) 2. Speak to the soul (Write powerful lyrics)
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Neve 1073, Tube Tech CL1B, U87, Avid Pro Tools Carbon, PMC Monitors, Logic Pro X
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: The list is long but The-Dream, Ne-Yo, Pharrell to name a few.