UK Open Mic

Flekka

Meet Ireland-born UK Open Mic performer Flekka:

Hi Flekka, thanks for joining us! Let’s get into it:

Do you play solo only, or also in a group?

Solo

How old are you?

24

Where were you born?

Ireland

Where did you grow up?

Woolwich

How did that place influence your music? (if at all!)

The reason I’m rapping lol

Where are you based now, and why?

East London coz I’m not from here

What got you into making music in the first place?

I feel like it’s been inside me since as long as I can remember. It’s a part of me

What instrument/s do you play?

Singing, Rapping

Who would be in your top 10 musical influences, and why?

Future
Lil Durk
NBA Youngboy
Young Thug
No Cap
Gunna

Do you write your own songs?

Yes

How many years have you been writing songs for?

15

What process, or processes, do you often find yourself using when you write songs?

Humming melodies, recording them, then I write

How long have you been playing open mic nights?

0

Why did you get into playing them in the first place?

Exposure

What advice would you give new performers who are just starting out playing their first open mics?

Confidence

What’s the hardest thing, for you, about playing open mics?

Don’t know yet lol

If it’s not already, are you hoping to make music your full-time career?

Yes

What do you currently find the hardest and biggest obstacles to moving your music career forward?

The hardest thing I reckon is to be understood and appreciated

What’s the one truth about you that people often find surprising?

I’ve got an incredibly big heart

What’s the most exciting project you’re working on at the moment?

My next video

Do you have your own music video, channel or playlist you’d like to share?

https://youtube.com/channel/UC4m98-_QAJm2kq5imb5WMaA

Do you have music on streaming? What’s you main streaming channel to send people to?

Where is the main place should people go to find out more about you?

https://www.instagram.com/yungflekka/

We’re done! Anything else ou want to share before we go?

No thanks!

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