Tell us your real names, country of birth, date of birth and childhood experience.

Brian Carter | Houston Texas USA | May 6th 1983 – Grew up in Baltimore MD, came back to Houston to finish High School and received a full football scholarship to the University of Texas @ Austin! Had a good childhood in Baltimore, grew up as an athlete and have also have a love and admiration for great music, from the Fugees, to Biggie Smalls, TO Nas, TO 90s RNB, I love it all!

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Tell us about your music career, your band name, musical background, experience and skills.

I am just getting started in my solo music Career, Still Remains is one of the first songs I have recorded and released, I am a singer, songwriter, and rap artist and I have a good ear for executive production.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song.

My genre consist of hip hop/rnb/soul, the concept behind Still Remains came from a real world experience, which is where the vast majority of my music derives. The message behind this song is that if a man/woman cheats on their spouse with you, chances are they will do you the same way! Be careful out there!.

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Tell us everything that we need to know about you as a musician and the ups and downs you have faced in the music business.

I have been working int he music industry for 8-9 years, but as a manager and a promoter, I have been fortunate enough to have some success, such as my producer receiving some major placements, but I have also had some failure like one of my artists getting his girlfriend pregnant and completely quitting music after I invested $40k. I have now decided to take things into my own hands and be the artist myself! Feeling really good about the decision.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

I recorded the vocal myself in my home studio and sent them to Mikael Zibi, a multi platinum singer/songwriter/audio engineer, he mixed and mastered the vocals and the track at his amazing studio – the cold chamber.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

I have worked in the music industry for 8-9 years as a manager, promoter and songwriter, I have been working as an artist for the last few months, my long term goals are to go onto international stardom and tour the world, I want to be on the level of Kanye West, Jay-Z, Drake and the greats of our time. I will not stop until I get there!

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Tell us what inspires you to write, compose and sing.

The production inspires me to write, the energy the beat give me is what sparks an idea, then I focus on telling a very vivid and details story with my songs. I love the art of songwriting and focus a lot on the lyrical content and flow.

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Tell us the secret behind making a hit song.

😎 The secret to a hit song is quality production, that is the foundation, you must have a beat that people feel, then you must embody that production and create a melody that is catchy and memorable. The content of the song and lyrics are the icing on the cake, if you can make it connect with millions of listeners, you have crafted an amazing hit!

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Tell us the message you will like to pass to your fans out there.

The message I would love to pass to my fans is that I am dedicated to providing high quality music that you love listening to that sparks an emotions with in you!

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Tell the kind of advice you will give to an upcoming artist.

Focus on your craft, quality over quantity, never take short cuts, hard work always pays off!

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Elaborate on your music careers, albums, songs, tours, recognition or awards you might have obtained.

One of the producers I managed landed a major place with Slim Thug and Z-Ro on the Houston hit song Summertime, as well as a place on Cash Money Records artists Glasses Malone’s album. I have been to the Grammy, MTV music awards, and BET awards on multiple occasions.

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List Radio or TV Stations that are airing your songs and blogs that have featured you as well and send message to them via this platform.

This is one of the first blogs I have submitted to, everyone has to start somewhere! thank you for the approval!

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Tell us how you write your lyrics, compose, sing and record in the studio.

I write my lyrics from personal experience, and then when it is time to record, I focus in and tell the story in a smooth realistic manner, I love zoning in and recording quality vocals!

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Name five biggest artists that you like.

JAY Z, LAURYN HILL, DRAKE, BIGGIE SMALLS and  KANYE WEST.

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Name the artists you have collaborated with before in your songs or artists you are willing to collaborate with in the future if you have the chance to do so.

My 5 favorite as well as any artist that takes their craft serious and wants to push positivity through their music and has talent/skill.

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Give us the links to your website and your entire social network.

www.carterthetruth.com

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Give us the links to your various stores for fans to buy your music.

www.carterthetruth.com

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Tell us about your happiest day and saddest day.

Happiest day was when my college football team won the national championship in football, saddest day was when my mom was in the hospital ill, but she is better not!

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Tell us how you will spend a million dollars.

I would invest it into real estate and turn it into 10 million!

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