Lummani – Born A QueenPOSTED ON:
Nov 30 2020
HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans?
Lummani Lummani is an overcomer, a storyteller. Someone who has had highs and low lows, Lummani has scars that tells stories of victory and tragedy. A deep lover of others but also not one to mess wih. A lover and deliever of truth
HHO:What inspired your artist name?
Lummani Well actually Lummani is my real birth name so I just decided to go with that. It`s very unique and special just like me.
HHO:Where are you from?
Lummani Pasadena, California born and raised
HHO:What is the music scene in your hometown like?
Lummani It`s alot of up and coming rappers but no real R&B singers
HHO:Do you feel the music scene is growing in your hometown?
Lummani Most definitely
HHO:What are 3 things that you need in the studio when recording?
Lummani Tea, Good Energy and My Phone.
HHO:What artists have been some of your musical influences growing up?
Lummani I have so many because I`m eclectic but I`d say a few of them are in no specific order but, Aaliyah, Anita Baker, Brandy, Charile Wilson, Dnise Williams, Dorothy Dandridge, Keke Wyatt, Keith Sweat, Kim Burrell, Mary J Blige, Tupac, Rihanna, Selena, and TLC.
HHO:What is the current single/album that you are promoting?
Lummani My Single: Born A Queen
HHO:Who provided production for your latest single?
Lummani Ric Melody
HHO:What was your thought process when coming up with the record? Was there any inspiration behind it?
Lummani My inspiration behind the record was empowering others especially young girls,young women and grown women that they are infact Queen`s and “They can be and do anything they put their mind to and don`t let anyone tell them anything different!” Don`t give up!
HHO:If you could work with & collaborate with any rapper or producer, who would it be?
Lummani I love music and I love those who`ve impacted not just my life but the world and are unapologetically themselves so I`d have to say: Missy Elliot, Timbaland, Drake,Cardi B and Sauce Wilson
HHO:What is your writing process like when making music?
Lummani I usually write about meaninful life experiences when I am making music. I want others to be able to relate.
HHO:With the Coronavirus affecting the country how has it affected your music career?
Lummani Tremendously in a good and bad way. Everyone is on their phones more so having content is perfect during this time. But as far as performing and meeting people you can`t really do much.
HHO:What has been the hardest thing youve encountered in the music business?
Lummani Starting, for me overcoming the fear of faliure and harsh criticism as a artist. I just had to really take a leap of faith and believe in and bet on myself, from writing my first single,having my song professionally recorded and hearing the final product. I fell in love with the record and was proud of myself and hope that others loved the record as well as it being played on the raio as in independent artist.
HHO:What has the response been like from your fans & DJ’s been?
Lummani So far everyone has loved the song and the message. I always hear ” Finally a positive message,We needed this”
HHO:We’ve read that the music business is finally back on the rise with streaming & sales. Do you agree & do you think this has helped you as an indie artist make money off of your music?
Lummani Well right now I am creating my fan base and getting alot of streaming right now. In this era it`s alot more streaming than it is actual sales.
HHO:What are your plans for the rest of 2020? How are you impacting the music scene different from any other artist?
Lummani Putting out my EP #PrettyGirlSecret`s produced by MyGuyMars, and just growing, expanding, evolving and elevating in new creative ways. Taking my craft and gifts to another level. Fulfilling a purpose of success in every aspect of my life as well as thriving in writing, producing, and engineering.
HHO:What are your social media links? Whats the best way for your fans to reach you?
Lummani Instagram: @ilovelummani
HHO:Do you have any advice for any upcoming artists on the grind?
Lummani Stay focus, Trust the process. Bu most importantly make sure you have real ginuwine people who have your best intrest at heart around you because alot of people are snakes!
HHO:Any last words or shout outs?
LummaniJust remember the name LUMMANI!