ARTIST NAME: KimieChen
SONG TITLE: Hands Up
ALBUM TITLE: Pose
RELEASE DATE: 02/01/2019
GENRE: R&B / Soul
Discuss your existence.
I believe I am here to fulfill my life’s purpose, which is to spread love and light through my music. I believe I’m here to connect and be the voice for the voiceless.
State your favorite genre of music and your reason.
I love all genres of music. It’s all about the connectivity and how the song makes me feel. Music is just another language that people can use to express themselves.
Tell us your experience as an artist.
My experience as an artist has been exciting.
Tell us the theme of your song.
‘Hands Up’ is actually the story of one of my girlfriend’s experiences and I decided to put it in a song because it was an interesting situation.
Name the people behind your success and thank them on this platform.
The people behind my success are my immediate family, Lavaba Mallison, and Cerebral Sound Studios.
Tell us your future goals.
My future goals are to build an empire through entertainment, acting, creative imaging, and to have music that will last a lifetime.
Elaborate on how you think your music is inspiring your fans.
I believe that my music will inspire my fans because my music is raw, authentic, and personal.
My music goes places where most people are afraid to express themselves, and I want my fans to connect on a level where they can feel comfortable being themselves.
Brief us about your opinion on the music process.
The process has been very insightful and exciting. Not only am I doing what I love to do, but I’m also learning and perfecting my craft every day.
State the artists you cherish most and your reason.
The artists that I cherish the most are Whitney Houston, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Toni Braxton, Michael Jackson, and Lauryn Hill.
Growing up music has always been a part of my life; I remember hearing them and immediately getting inspired and wanting to be like them.
Elaborate on how you develop your lyrics.
I develop my lyrics through personal experiences. Growing up music and writing were always an outlet for me. Having the ability to convert my feelings into my music was always a blessing in disguise for me.
Tell us if you enjoy collaborating with other artists or just singing as a solo artist.
I haven’t yet but I look forward to doing so in the future.
Brief us your opinion on making music that makes people dance or making the music with a genuine message that inspires them.
One thing I learned about music is that if you are passionate with conviction you can get a person hooked into your music, whether it’s an up-tempo song or ballad. The results will always be the same.
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Elaborate on how you develop your melody and instrumentation.
The way I develop my melody is by listening to a particular instrument in the song. I find the instrument that I’m attracted to; I write my lyrics and melodies around it.
Go into detail on how you create your song.
When I get a beat to a song I let the music speak to me first.
I also pay attention to how the song makes me feel.
Discuss your music performance.
Performing live is very exciting for me; I get a rush of emotions from the music and my audience.
State your artist’s name and elaborate on it.
My artist’s name is KimieChen; it was created from the idea of being a crime-fighting cartoon character that has superpowers that kicked ass.
State the title of the song and the meaning.
“Hands Up” – Basically it means “I had enough so I throw my Hands Up”.