Posted On 27 Jan 2015
With a creative energy shown through his vocals, charismatic personality, focused work ethic and a creative blend of hip hop, R&B and soul, 25 year old Steven Christopher’s unique sound is one you wont forget.
Learn more about this talented newcomer in the following interview:
Can you remember the moment that you decided to be a performer? Growing up, was there always music around you?
Yeah I do! My family noticed I could sing and would have me get up and sing at family functions and get-togethers. I always loved the attention haha. That’s when I had an idea I wanted to perform.
Steven Christopher’s Mash-Up of His Single: “Breathe” and Janet Jackson’s “Anytime, Anyplace”:
Let’s talk about your mash-up of your newest single, “Breathe” and Janet Jackson’s “Anytime, Anyplace”. Tell me about putting that track together?
Well “Breathe” is kind of a sexy record and doing an acoustic version I was lookin for a song with a similar melody and feel to cover. Gets no better than Janet when it comes to sexy so I thought it’d be cool to flip it and mix the two.
When cans expect your debut EP to be released?
Within the next few months. I’m enjoying being creative and creating content around all the songs so, there is no set date right now. Expect more music soon though.
What do you think of being labeled “experimental R&B”? Does that sound like an accurate description of your music?
I don’t think there’s anything experimental about what I’m doing. I know exactly what it is and what sound I want. I’m drawing from other genres and sounds but I think experimental RnB is people’s way of wanting to put a spin on RnB and make it sound interesting in a Rae Sremmurd and Young Thug ruled music scene.
Living or dead, what artist would you love to work with and why?
Prince. No explanation needed haha.
More times than not, influences tend to bleed through. What bands are currently inspiring the music that you’re making?? Are they any songs that you can’t get out of your head now?
I still blast Haim’s album it’s pretty classic. Right now I’m inspired by Sade. Michael Jackson’s – Off The Wall, Banks’ Goddess, Justin Timberlake’s Justified and Rae Sremmurd’s Sremmlife. All over the place. I can’t get J Cole’s Apparently out of my head. Amazing song.
Thus far, what’s a favorite memory or something quirky that’s taken place with you? In-studio, on stage or elsewhere?
I always seem to throw things in the crowd I don’t mean to while performing haha. Expensive hats and stuff.
What message would you like to give your fans about your music?
I just want to thank them. They’ve allowed me time to grow, to get better and many of them are still around and I really appreciate it. I love them for that.
Is there anything else that you want people to know about you or your music?
I just want the music to be good. That’s what matters most to me. And I hope people can relate cause it come from a place of sincerity.