UK Open Mic


Meet Paddington, London-born UK Open Mic performer, OSIRIS:


Hi OSIRIS, 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?

Paddington, London

Where did you grow up?

North west London

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

Music was a huge part of my life growing up closely influenced by my mother who had a vast broad collective knowledge exposing me to everyone from Micheal Jackson To Queen , ABBA , Sade , rnb , funk you name it. Then when I become old enough to explore my own types of artist s I started to listen to Timberland , Justin Timberlake and Coldplay

Where are you based now, and why?


What got you into making music in the first place?

The way a song makes you feel is indescribable. That’s why I love music so much as there is a rewarding feeling behind it

What instrument/s do you play?

Singing, Rapping, Dance

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

Micheal Jackson , Usher , Timbaland , Justin Timberlake , Coldplay , Steriophonics , Justin Bieber , Missy Elliot , Taylor Swift , Nelly Furtudo

Do you write your own songs?


How many years have you been writing songs for?

15 years

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

There isn’t a process for me it comes differently each time that’s the beauty of song writing

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

It’s a great way to expose your talent and connect on a real level with the audience

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

Just relax and don’t overthink it

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

Not having the backing tracks or mic not working

What’s the most bizarre, or fun, open mic, or gig, you’ve ever played, and why?

When I first did it for an event and everyone really clapped along i felt the energy in the room

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


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

Having the equipment

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

I am working on my second studio album that’s really exciting

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

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?

No thanks!

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