Urban music dance artist Rahn Anthoni crafts hot hip-hop with an R&B flow that hints at roots in gospel flavors. In fact, says Anthoni, “I come from a gospel music background.” His history with inspirational music has helped him develop a positive relationship with the world of song. Music brings him to a high plateau and sheds the day-to-day strife from his life. Anthoni sang back- up for The Song Bird Of The South “Dottie People’s”. Anthoni got his first T.V.break when he host Starpower on The BET Network!
Q: How do you shut things out?
Ans: I shut things out by meditating. When I’m meditating it takes me to another dimension in life.
Q: How easily do songs tend to come to you?
Ans: I can be sitting and it wil come quick. If someone give me something like a orange I can write a song that will make you fall in love with the orange.
Q: What\rquote s your motto or the advice you live by?
Ans: If I don’t do it it won’t get done!
Q: What is you favorite song to belt out at the bar/in the car?
ANs: I’ll always love you by Whitney Houston…. And I will always love you I will always love you
Q: For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 5 words?
Ans: My sound is soulful, angelic, honest, captivating and emotional
Q: At what age did you start singing?
ANS: I started singing at the age of 3. I was sitting in the car with my dad and I belted out a song that came to me. I remember it like yesterday.
Q:Who are your inspirations?
Ans: Whitney Houstion, Howard Hewitt, my mom Johnnie Mae Hatcher and The Infinite One
Q: If you could perform with anyone, in the future, who would it have to be? Ans: Howard Howard Hewitt
Q:What is your favorite song to sing live?
Ans: Youlanda Adams Open My Heart
Q:Do you have any events coming up or recording going on right now?
Ans: I will be at the Man Up Awards performing my new song I’ll Trust You.
Q:Do you have any advice for anyone wanting to sing as a career or just advice about careers in general?
Ans: Never give in and never give up! Always do something everyday dealing with music and if you are consistence
Q: If you had a soundtrack to your life what song/songs would have to be on it?
Ans: Scars to your beautiful!
Q:How does the conversation go when someone pitches the performance to you?
Ans: I’m able to do what ever is Pitch to me and I give my self to it! It’s best to be humble and that comes with being humiliated. I’ve had my sharw and it’s time to be humble in life.
Q: What was the first tune(s) you learned?
Ans: My first song I learned was Lady by Kenny Rogers
Q: Is your family musical?
Ans: My entire family sings. I grew up singing with my family gospel group called, The Family Voices of West Jupiter Florida”.
Q: Describe your family member’s musical interests and abilities.
Ans: Mt entire family are close to the power of GOD and when they sing it’s a power within that ministers to your soul. Each member carried that when they were performing.
Q: Have you been in competitions? Fleadh’s? Any prizes?
Ans: yes I won a trip to Texas with famcast to represent Atlanta. I won a trip to be in the Hollywood Christmas Parade and I’ve won so many awards and I’m humbe to be a part of all the awards. I won the Man Up Awards and I’m nominated for awards for the song I’ll Trust You
Q: How do you handle mistakes during a performance?
Ans: I handle mistakes by acknowledging it and not hiding behind it. If I mess up I keep going as a professional.
Q: Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?
Ans: I always get nervous and I can’t figure out why.
Q: What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?
Ans: I would say just go ahead and do it. Once you get out in front of the crowd the nerves goes aways. I believe it’s a transformation into the charactor who’s getting ready to take over as you perform. I believe we have different personalities and when you get ready to perform it takes over.
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