Gudtin Anthony [gudtin]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
Am a singer and a sonwriter, I wite all my songs and other songs I ve futured in.
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
No I work alone.am a solo artiste,apart frm the producers I use to produce my songs, likkle john and cashson!
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
Yes am on reverbnation.com/gudtin u can listen but most of the song but soung betteer now!
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
Please list discography in which you have participated.
Project fame africa,star quest,nigerian idol,naija peace ambassador NTA which I won!.
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
Nobody introduced into music I ve alwayz love music frm my young age,only dat my parent didn't approve of it,so I ve to alwayz work underground until they start seeing me on TV,but generally I start frm my high school!
What was your musical education?
No formal education on music everything is raw,leant on the street and studio,frm my productions and church choir!
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
After high school!
What is your creative process?
If I listen to a new song or beat or during reharsal,basically has to do with my mood @ times!
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
Anytime time just depends
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
Very few time and nothing came out of it cos I alwayz forget and they weren't so special enogh for me to use!
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
After laying my voice and then I wait for the mix to decide if the song its ok!cos the engineer sometimes can help tranform a song cos they hear what u don't hear or even have other idea dat might make the song sound better!so after mix!
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
Hmmm don't knw how to discreibe that!
What part of your job is your least favourite?
the promotional aspect of it when u ve to kind of beg for ur song to be played on air!
How often do you practice?
Not so often!
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
I like to be happy and in the right frame of mind!but try to avoid things that can put me off!
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
None speciphically just liten to gud music don't mind who's singing!
List three songs that are key to your life.
Am not that kind of person or artiste just love to listen to every kind of music I get inspired from everthing around me.
What should be done to stop piracy?
Stopping it will be diff! But govt shld make a stong law concerning every intellectaul property that if u re involve u just go to jail!And pay some kind of compesation!
What type of music do you detest?
None,cos am so versatile I can be inspired to do anything! As long is making since cool!
What time did you get up this morning?
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
My challenge with record company is when they try to make u sound like the next artist cos his doing well @ the moment! And as for selling my self I do dat everytime am in the circle of ppl who re into entertainment intruduce my self and try to get them to listen to my music!
What other things have you done to make a living?
I ve work as a clark,waiter,personal assistant!lot of diff stuff!
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
Yes, streeet jams and canivals for free maybe transport sometime!
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
Lot of them akon 2face,seun paul,bruno mars,r kelly!
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
Humility and patience its the key wait for ur time!be God fearing ans also pray cos music very not preditable u can start today and make a hit and other wise!u ve to love the job to stay in it,don't go into it cos ur frnd is doing well!