Alex Freeman talks inspiration behind music career
"One reason I am passion about music is the ability to change and uplift the energy in the room," she said in an interview with Remixd Magazine."
Alex Freeman is someone to be on the lookout for. The talented pop R&B artist has a collection of music that speaks for itself and definitely has elements that anyone can relate to. The rising star has more music on the way, and in a recent interview with Remixd Magazine gets candid about her start in pursuing music and finding her sound.
Her music can be described as thoughtful, engaging, and fun -- as it's easy and sonically pleasing to listen to.
Keep reading to learn more about Alex below!
What city are you from/ Where are you based now?
I grew up in Syracuse, NY. I grew up basically in my parent’s health club working and helping them every day from 3am to 9pm. When I was 8 my family bought a house in Orlando and we traveled back and forth for 4 years till COVID and now, I live in Orlando, Florida.
What is your artist name? What is your real name? How did you get your artist name?
My name is Alex Freeman and I stick with that for everything, although I would like to move to the first name club…ALEX (#goals right?!).
How would you describe your sound to readers who may not be familiar with you?
I am a pop R&B artist creating music with twinges of soul, and orchestral pop and hip-hop, which is beautiful to me…and I hope you too!
What’s one reason you are passionate about music and what inspires you?
One reason I am passion about music is the ability to change and uplift the energy in the room. Something that inspires me is hearing and seeing fantastic writers, singers, producers, and overall creatives making fantastic music. Who are some of your main musical influences?
I really appreciate Christina Aguilera’s big powerful vocals. Otis Redding’s songs that just have a raspy and soulful feeling to them. Amy Whinehouse’s timeless and stylized sound that captures my heart. Sam Cooke had that melodic phrasing that I adore. Arianna Grande her impeccable range, amazing beats and record breaking career. She can write, produce, sing, perform and is just a powerhouse. I think that Brittney Spears, was one of the most dominate performers ever. I appreciate her situation that she is going through today that can help teach all of us up and coming that we need to know our business and study our rights, our publishing, our contracts and be part of our own careers.
Tell us the name of the project you are currently promoting? What inspired this project?
"Oh Baby" is my new song that came out a few weeks ago. The inspiration of the project was; you know that feeling you get when you really like somebody? It’s a bunch of emotions all at the same time. Nervousness, excitement, thrills, exhilaration, euphoria, to me it’s like butterflies and falling confetti- so that became a line in the song.
Date that this project dropped or is set to drop?
August 27th 2021, and my next song is "Broken Record" which will come out in October.
What is this project about in your own words?
"Broken Record" is a song that is my favorite so far of all my songs I have. This song to me represents me finding my sound as an artist. What the song is actually about is continuing in a relationship that is not really good for you, and going back even though it no longer serves you.
What’s next for you? Are you working on any upcoming projects we should be on the lookout for? Include some dates if you have them.
"Broken Record" in October and then I have a song named "Somebody" that is about suicide prevention, I wrote it after my mentor committed suicide and I realized that I had so many questions without answers form her. So, I decided I needed to use everything I could to learn from that situation and be a voice for others. I do not have an exact date- I think early next year, but I’m very excited for this project to come out.
What message do you hope fans take away from your music and from this project?
I write music from my experiences and hope that others can relate to the songs because of their experiences. I know that music has the power to heal, lift and encourage the soul and I hope that’s what my music can do for others.
Where can we follow you on social media? Include links.