Artists Name/Band: That guy Charlie
Music Genre: RnB
Other Genres: Indie, instrumentaltal
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
Well the Musical Genre I intended for was R&B mix. I wanted to see what Genra I would be apart of. Instrumental Vibes would be the sound for my music. I want everyone to be able to vibe, dance, relax what ever it is that you are currently feeling you can listen to my music and enjoy it in peace.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
Well during the process of me drawing out the blue print for my brand. I had a debate with my self on whether or not if I would change my stage name. I was apart of a hardrock/ metal band I went by “Chocolate Thunda”. I was thinking if I want to keep my old stage name and make a new one. I thought if I do it then I would use my nick name “Charlie”. I thought Charlie was just to boring and it wasn’t catchy. I kept Charlie and added “that guy”. I thought about it and I wasn’t feeling it. So I just switch it around to That guy Charlie to see how that works. I thought about it and for when I hear fans say, “Hey it’s that guy Charlie.” Kinda has the same ring or feel like chance the rapper name.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Starting from the great James Jamerson, Bootsy Collins, Marcus Miller Victor wooton, Esperanza Spalding,
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
I am currently working on finishing my songs so I can have an album ready for the world to vibe to. During these times we all need some positive vibes. At this moment I do not have any future collaboration, but I would like to collaborate with FKJ, Masego if it gets around to it.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
My ultimate Goal in the music industry is to perform. Go state to state, country to country and perform my music.Being on stage just performing is the greatest feeling to me and then to see the crowd enjoy themselves as well. My action plan is to keep working on my creation that everyone can vibe to.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Social media has help my career pretty good. I wanted to become a YouTuber, but needed something to post on a daily bases. I helped a lot because it spreads around A lot quicker because people would share them. Once you go viral that will get your music around even more like tic tok. So I figured as I work on my music I would drop some snippet videos to catch some attention on my socials.
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
Before I started writing my own music I was apart of a Hardrock/metal/ hip-hop band called Dualstyles. Our sound was just like linking park during the time. I performed as a bassist as you know and we were on the rise to take over Chicago. I had leave the group for arising issues with in the group.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
First Draw out your blue print. Stay sharp on your talent, stay consistent, Keep in mind not everyone is going to like what you produce, focus on those who do. Work on building a website and other socials.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I think originality is a great thing. Music is another way to express your self thru your instrument, vocals and your can feel the creativity in the music that is not predictable. I feel free creating my own original song because I know what my song can be capable of.