What is the best thing that I love about my work?
What i love about my work is the positive impact it has on people. Especially the transmission of inspiration, emotion, motivation, atmosphere, dreams. Many people find themselves in my songs because my stories are real.
What is my idea of happiness?
My happiness comes from my freedom of doing what I really love: singing, writing songs, doing my daily physical exercises, cleaning the house, going on nature walks, going to the beach, talking with family and friends, Having fun with the kids, reading my favorite books, exchanging and sharing with the homeless, going to concerts. That is to say living my life to the fullest and go to bed every night with a heart full of satisfaction.
What is my greatest fear?
My greatest fear is to die before I have realized my wildest dreams, that is to say, to go through all this journey full of pitfalls and not to reap the fruits of my hard work. That is more than scary.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?
I define myself as a very very passionate person.
Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?
My favorite artist of all the time are Corneille, Craig David, Eminem, Chris Brown, Sia, Ed Sheeran.
What is my greatest extravagance?
My greatest extravagance is to be an alcoholic, but also to waste money without counting it when I have plenty in my pocket.
On what occasion would I lie?
I can lie when I’m trying to reassure someone so they can’t worry.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?
What I hate the most are the suggestions that some people try to give me, pretending to be scholars, when they know nothing in my field.
When and where was I the happiest, in my work?
I’m always happiest in my work because i always have the attitude of the gratitude, no matter where i am in my journey, i appreciate every moment. I can’t complain.
If I could, what would I change about myself?
Anyway i would not change anything because I realize that I was chosen by the universe to live all these life experiences. The sum of all that I have lived has made me the man I am today.
What is my greatest achievement in work?
I managed to release a few singles on my youtube and Audiomack channel, make two music videos, be invited to a live concert three times, be invited to collaborate on a song by a very talented artist from the Netherlands “Jay” be followed by more than 1k people on my Instagram and Facebook account while receiving positive feedback. For me, this is a good start.
Where would I most like to live?
I’d like to live on an English country because i love English so so much. Most of artist who have inspired me sing in English. So living in UK, USA, Australia, Canada can only do me good.
What is my most treasured possession?
My inspiration which is very original and Infinite, my ability to adapt to different musical styles, my resilience in front of obstacles, my concentration, my competence as a self-taught person. In conclusion my open-mindedness.
What is my most marked characteristic?
What is my most inspirational location, in my city?
On the shores of Lake Kivu, it is a peaceful place where I often go to practice mindfulness meditation and contemplate the waves.
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?
Downtown, it’s a magic place for chilling.
What books influenced my life and how?
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho I really like that book, when I first read it i was like “Wow! This is the story of my life I’m reading” It’s a book I’ve always recommended to young dreamers and visionaries.
Photo credit: Ruffin Kahashi
You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?
Walking away by Craig David.
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?
Peter Parker a.k.a Spiderman.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?
My momma, my uncles.
Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?
What role play stories in my life and work?
Stories play a very important role in my life. They help me to understand the past of my ancestors so that I can prepare well for the future. For me without history there is no evolution.
What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?
For me it means that I am the master of my destiny, the captain of my soul. No one can know me better than myself.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?
My friend Ruffin, he contributes a lot in the evolution of my musical career.
Which people or companies would I like to work with?
United Talent Agency, Rima Tahini, Flavie yake, Barry Bergman, Kennis Music, Capital Hills Records, Camp Music, Universal Africa, Major Lazer.
What project am I looking forward to work on?
All year 2022 I was working on my first album, glory to God it just finished.Soon it will be released on all streaming platforms. It’s an album that contains several musical genres (RnB/soul, Afrobeat, World music) it’s an album that I really wrote with my heart. Even I can’t wait to see it released. After that the journey will continue.
Where can you see me or my work?
On my Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi5VF3zeYorNHO-6-K0G0Yg
What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?
It means that it lives in us and continues to manifest itself until the end of our days.
How can you contact me?
Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/Jomiguelofficiel/