Meet India-born UK Open Mic performer, Koza:
Hi Koza, thanks for joining us! Let’s get into it:
Do you play solo only, or also in a group?
How old are you?
Where were you born?
Where did you grow up?
Hartlepool, North East UK
How did that place influence your music? (if at all!)
Varied taste in music.
Where are you based now, and why?
London, because that’s where the vibes are
What got you into making music in the first place?
I use music like my diary, it’s where I can truly be myself
What instrument/s do you play?
Rapping, Singing, Drums, Beatbox, Beat Making
Who would be in your top 10 musical influences, and why?
Jay Z, Kanye, Skepta, Jaykae, Mist, AJ Tracey, Stormzy, Kendrick Lamar, 21 Savage
Do you write your own songs?
How many years have you been writing songs for?
What process, or processes, do you often find yourself using when you write songs?
Inspiration just hits me randomly, to be honest.
Why did you get into playing them in the first place?
To express myself.
What advice would you give new performers who are just starting out playing their first open mics?
Prepare thoroughly and don’t sweat it.
If it’s not already, are you hoping to make music your full-time career?
Do you have music on streaming? What’s your main streaming channel to send people to?
Where is the main place should people go to find out more about you?
What other sites/profiles should people go to to find out more about you?
We’re done! Anything else you want to share before we go?
Good Vibes Only