FKN Exclusive – ChrisO
We always love to introduce you to some very talented individuals. Today we have a very talented artist from Fresno, California by the name of ChrisO! Check out this FKN Exclusive with ChrisO and see how he started out in the industry! Also listen in to one of his latest songs.
Artist Name: ChrisO
City/State: Fresno ,CA
So tell us a little bit about yourself?
- Christopher Barker Jr also goes by the following stage names ChrisO/Lil Chris and the Beatbanga. I’m an American rapper, song writer and record producer. Born in central Los Angeles, I possess the talent and musical passion to turn heads in the music industry with my charisma, astounding studio resume, and my street credibility all obtained at such a young age.
What inspired you to start singing?
- I come from a music orientated family. Music was always a part of me when I was growing up. I started off producing music, when I got my first keyboard set at the age of 13. I soon moved into writing lyrics and recorded these at my home studio. At the time I thought this was the only way I could get my thoughts and emotions out. Having been brought up in a town, corrupt with crime, I wanted to inspire those all around me and educate them.
Were there any hard challenges you had to face in the industry?
- I came across many obstacles during my time, however I didn’t let any of this get in the way, I fell, I got back up, I fell, I got back up again, Never give up on your dreams
What ways have you found was the best way to promote yourself?
- There are many tools that are available to artist in order to promote themselves, it all depends how far you are willing to go. Word of mouth is truly the best method…
What would be your most memorable moment while singing?
- I would say the moment you step into the vocal booth is a memorable moment for me, knowing that the whole world will be listening to what you are about to record
Are there any goals that you would like to achieve?
- To get my music on the No1 Spot
What can we expect from you in the future?
- I will continue to push out new music for my fans also Keep an eye out for my tour dates as I will be travelling around the US, Uk and Europe
Are there any upcoming albums you are releasing?
- I am currently putting together my 1st studio album ‘From the Ground’ releasing spring 2013.
What do you think of FKN Famous?
- I think FKN Famous is doing a great job, encouraging and helping artists to get on the platform. You guys play a really important part in our success. Keep up the work. Salute
Any last shout outs?
- I would firstly like to give a massive shout out to all those who have supported me throughout my career, my fans, my family and finally a special shout out to Urban Vibes Entertainment for believing in me and giving me the chance to live my dream. And a BIG shout out to MAGEE who featured on my first single with me – GOD is GREAT!!
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