When did you discover your love for your craft and what made you realize you wanted to pursue a career in it?
My mom says I was singing by the age of four lol.
To what or whom do you accredit your sense of style?
A lot of artists like Seal, Micheal Jackson, my two brothers Essiet and Nelson, Prince, Bill Withers, Donnell Jones, Marvin Gaye James Ingram, Pete Massitti George Micheal, Ginuwine the list goes on and on.
On your current project, how did you come up with the concept?
With a lot of input from my producer Pete Massitti and years of just writing songs and listening to various music from R&B, pop, rock to Jazz I love Coltraine, world music influences. This particular song is more US R&B pop influence.
What are some of your greatest challenges, and what is your greatest attribute when it comes to your work ethic?
I love to play guitar and sing for hours I love studio recording. I need to play live more. I have an MBA and MA in History I work in IT but I came to the conclusion I’m all about music.
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Are you the best at what you do in your opinion?
I let others make those judgments I think you should always work to be the best and learn from other’s strengths.
What are your plans for the near future?
Record more songs and bring out some world and African music styles and continue exploring various music styles.
Is there anyone you’d like to thank, any shoutouts?
My late brother Nelson Essiet and Essiet Essiet, Pete Massitti, and all my fans.
How can fans find you?
What suggestions do you have for other artists like yourself?
Stay focused learn and always improve. Be an eternal optimist but find sources of income to assist you with your music it could make life much easier and allow you to market yourself better. In Today’s music environment a market strategy is critical.