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Author: Aon the Artist

 

Hey! How are you doing today?

I’m doing awesome today; just Living the dream !!! How about yourself? 

Where are you from?

I was born in the nation’s capital and live there a little but mainly raised in a small city in Bertie County , NC 

What is your greatest inspiration for your music?*

My family inspires me and all the people wanting to be in my shoes. I always have music on while I’m doing the simplest task.  I’m a very aural person; as soon as I hear a lyric or phrase, I’m transported to a particular time or place. My taste varies wildly. When me and Davis Chris worked on a blues album , I listened to over hundreds of Blues songs and albums.To be truly inspired, you must learn to trust your instinct, and your creative empathy. Don’t over-rehearse a part, or you’ll find you get bored with it. Hard work is important, but that comes before the inspiration part. 

What are 3 words that describe your music?

Textured, Dynamic & Innovative 

What is the hardest subject you’ve ever written about?*

Really hasn’t been one kinda universal  and adapt to any genre.  We literally landed on Billboard six times in three different languages. 

What are the challenges of being an artist?*

1- Finding inspiration. As we were just talking, sometimes you are just not inspired enough.

2- Keeping up with your talent. 

3- Building an unbreakable self-trust. 

4- Dealing with a lot of  constraints. 

5- Having the ‘ no-response ‘ nightmare. I think we all have em.  

6- Persistence, Persistence, and Persistence. This is the key to success in this industry though and plays a vital role in my life. 

Are you planning on releasing new music soon?

Yes  me and my partner Davis Chris  have a record called Calm Down that drops in March.