UK Open Mic

Monsieur Ola

Meet 06/05/1995-born UK Open Mic performer, Monsieur Ola:

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

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

Solo

How old are you?

27

Where were you born?

06/05/1995

Where did you grow up?

London

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

London has always been a place for underground music and with Artist like Little Simz, Music was always a source of Inspiration

Where are you based now, and why?

Twickenham

What got you into making music in the first place?

The need to hear a new sound

What instrument/s do you play?

Singing, Music Producer

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

Fela, ASA, Kojey Radical, Little Simz and Masego

Do you write your own songs?

Yes

How many years have you been writing songs for?

4

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

I listen to the song track after I create the sound and feel the emotion of the song.

Why did you get into playing open mic night in the first place?

I am just about to start

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

Yes

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

I am a photographer

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

My first EP Dimented Being

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?

www.instagram.com/monsieur_0la/

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

No thanks!

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