Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Oliver Chris The Interview

For a few months you all have been hearing me talk about Hot RnB star Oliver Chris. Well now he has sat down for an interview with us. Here's his story.
Who is Oliver Chris?
 Haha , Oliver Chris is a regular guy born and rasied in philadelphia thats just doing what he loves best "MUSIC"

What was your childhood like?
 My childhood was good . I was born into a great family. I had my mom, dad, three sistes and one brother and im the last child. The baby haha . Oliver Chris.

What is your coming out Story?
 I dont have a coming out story, "SORRY GUYS"

 At what age did you begin singing?
I was about ten years old when i started singing well, but i was singing before i could run.

How would you describe your style of singing?
 I think my style of singing is like a sexy soul , r&b and a lot of power along with that , haha . For those who dont know me i sing really powerful sometimes.

Who would you say some of your biggest influences are?
 Some of my biggest influences are the voices i know from my childhood like, Patti , Luther , Etta James , James brown etc.. Right now i would have to say Jazmine Sullivan, Beyonce, John legand and Lady Gaga.




What inspires you to write your music?
 Hey, this is a good question. Well i write from what has been happening to me . Every song i wrote was about something that happened to me.

 So I have seen you perrform live, Where do you get all your energy from during your performances?
Well i will give away one of my secrets but only for you haha, I was always the person in the mirror practicing how i would perform or performing for my friends and family. They open me up so i can try new things and get me ready for the stage .


What do you like to do before any performance?
 Well before i go on stage i just like to have my scarf tight on my neck, sit, relax and have a warm cup of tea with honey.



Do you think that the world is ready for an openly gay artist? Why? Why not?
 I'm just a regular guy. Thats how I need to be known

Do you feel like there is a lot of competetion between up coming artist?
  I think that everyone thats doing there thing right now that i know of is in there own lane. I feel like i am my biggest competetion

What is something as a public icon you wish to change?
 I just would like there to be a fair chance for people that put there all into whatever it is that there doing thats positive. Theres so many people out here that are trying so hard and are really good at what they do and still go unnoticed.

What is another talent you posses that no one knows?
 Well a lot of people dont know i can draw. =)

Where is somewhere in the world you would like to travel? Why?
 I would have to say london because im really romantic and i just really wanna live there someday.

What is it that you look forward to as you progress as an artist? Why?
 Just to keep working hard to get my name out there in other citys then my own. Also to become a signed solo artist.




Do you have any words of advice for anyone trying to break into this industry?
 Just to go hard or go home. Practice all the time , wrtie all the time , get into who you are and find out what kind of artist you really wanna be.

Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?
 Five years from now i would like to say i signed a major recording contract four years ago, haha and just live my life and do what i love.

Do you have any last words for your fans and my viewers?
I just wanna thank you all for taking the time to support The Scoop Entertainment as well as me Oliver Chris. Find me on youtube/videos1, twitter/phillyvocalist, facebook/oliverchris and reverbnation/oliverchris . Take care yall ... =)

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