- on April 29, 2011
Britni Elise is a star on the rise. If you live in Cleveland, you have heard her name, her voice, or have seen her perform on stage. She is making a name for herself in the music industry with her singles “Hello” and “Satisfied.” She has also released a new club hit called “Rock This.” Not only is she extraordinarily talented, but she is equally as beautiful. I was thrilled to get the opportunity to ask her a few questions regarding her musical career and some of her favorite things. Here’s what the talented singer had to say…
1.) How would you best describe your musical style?
Britni Elise: R&B, POP, country and rock inspire my style; I grew up listening to many different genres.
2.) What is your favorite Michael Jackson song?
Britni Elise: My favorite MJ song of ALL TIME is “Dirty Diana”. I actually performed this song in Chicago right before he passed. I’ve always appreciated Michael we share the same birthday.
3) Who is your musical inspiration?
Britni Elise: Celine Dion, Prince, Tina Turner, Madonna, Mariah Carey and Michael Jackson are my musical inspirations.
4.) When did you discover your musical talents?
Britni Elise: At the age of two my parents placed a piano in my crib introducing me to music. At the age of eight I starred in a musical play called the “The Lord Will Make A Way.” That’s when I discovered my musical talents. I knew I was destined for the stage.
5.) What is the best month of the year and why?
Britni Elise: December. I’ve always loved the snow and the feeling of love in the air around that time.
6.) What makes you different from other artists?
Britni Elise: My presence, performance and mindset are unique and individual. I am a combination of all the GREAT artists I grew up studying and the only Britni Elise there is.
7.) What advice would you give to young musicians with dreams of a musical career?
Britni Elise: Persistence is the key to success. You cannot allow yourself to become discouraged when things aren’t according to “your” plan. Patience and Persistence!
8.) What’s the best kept secret about Cleveland?
Britni Elise: Cleveland tends to go unnoticed for its actresses, musicians and dancers. Halle Berry, Steve Harvey, Kid Cudi, etc. are all from Cleveland.
9.) Who would you love to record a track with?
Britni Elise: I’d love to work with Will.i.am. He’s so creative. Celine Dion as well.
10.) What has been the most fulfilling experience of your life?
Britni Elise: One of the most fulfilling experiences has been the completion of my debut album.
11.) What is a guilty pleasure of yours?
Britni Elise: SUSHI is definitely one of my guilty pleasures. I have a few..but that’s one.
12.) Who are the Top 5 artists in your ears right now?
Britni Elise: The top five artists in my ears are Prince, Chris brown, Celine Dion, Usher, and Beyonce
13.) What is your favorite place to travel to?
Britni Elise: So far Miami is my favorite place to travel.
14.) What is one thing you would like to achieve before you leave this earth?
Britni Elise: My ultimate goal in life is to produce life changing music. I’m going to write positive songs that persuade the world.
15.) What can we expect from Britni Elise in the future?
Britni Elise: You can expect an astounding album and more astonishing performances from Britni Elise in the near future.
Check out the video for Britni Elise’s single “Hello.”
For more on Britni Elise, visit http://www.britnielise.com/BE/.