I love when I speak with another gifted vocalist because it inspires me to better. I talked with Gael Boom, who has thousands of views on his cover of Brandy’s Put It Down, and this is his story.
Where are you from? Where did your name originate?
I’m Originally from Africa (The Republic Democratic of congo) n lived in Toulouse (France). My 1st name is French and it means joy.
How would you describe your music?
My music is positive and Very Unique. It’s more than just a song, it’s the message
Who were your childhood influences?
Grew up listening to alotta Usher, Smokie Norful and Fred Hammond. Now I got introduced to Brandy and I love her music
-what is your first experience with music?
I started as a musician, taught myself how to play the keyboard and the drum at the age of 10 and then started singing 5 years later
-what type of music did you listen to?
Pop, Rnb, Zook n Gospel
Why did you decide to pursue your music?
I decided to pursue music because every time I go to a show, church or a concert, just seeing people on stage performing, I could picture myself on their position and I just knew it was something I really wanted to do
What can the people expect from your music?
They should expect a great and inspiring music n my goal is to create a new genre of music
Thinking back what are some life changing events that help influence your music?
I lived in a place where everybody was doubting me, saying that I’m not good enough so I really didn’t have a good support and that’s what made me work heard to where I am right now
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I see myself performing on big stages, producing hits and winning awards
Fill in the Blanks
Without music I’d go Crazy
Music is my life
My music makes me feel Alive
I write music because I love music and that’s the best way to express myself and let it all out
Support my music because it’s about time !! the world needs it
We will be waiting for the Wildest Dreams cover on the 9th of September. Wishing Gael Boom the best in his endeavors, make sure you follow him on twitter @GaelBoom.