How old Are you?
17 years old.
What is your genre of music?
POP / R&B
Give us a little Bio of you.
Born on 18-11-1997,Portugal. Grew up with a lot of music around, big part of my family as my family members are musicians,my uncle is quite big in Venezuela because of his band,traditional band from Caracas,my mother sings and my grandfather is a very good guitarist.
At school I started to play for the school band and later singing and in 2009 I got into a singing competition and didn’t win.
Years later did a Casting for a British company and then I started to work with my manager Lexi Lawson.
How long have you been doing music?
I started to write my own lyrics when I was 12 years old but only started to record and been in studios when I was 15 years old,2 years ago.
What made you go in to music?
Music has always been my escape for everything…when I was sad,when I was feeling lonely and It made feel 100 % better,I felt very good when I started to sing or just listening to it and of course because my uncle was encouraging me to get into their music and their singing. I think Music is the Universal language,it tells you what you need to hear,good or bad.
Are you a signed Artist?
To an independent small British lable called Boss Music
What instruments do you play?
I play drums (8 years) and guitar.
Who are your influences?
I look up to Tina Turner,Michael Jackson and Jessie J,I think they are/were complete artists,they can sing,dance,play and act.
When will your new material be out?
My first ever Music Video for my first single “LOOP” will be out on September 4th on vevo,iTunes etc and my EP will be out soon too,end of the year/beginning of 2016.
How do you get inspiration to write songs?
My inspiration to write my songs are pretty much based on my daily life experiences that I get,bad or good,love,friendship…And from what I see on other peoples lifes.Something that I think is worth listening to and just tell a story to people that are probably in that same situation.
Where do you see yourself in 2-5 Years?
In 2-5 years from now I want to have a good,successful career,I want to have an album and want to be able to give back to my parents that are helping me a lot on this amazing journey in my life,without them and without their mental support and especially financial support,any of this would be happening.
If you wasn’t doing music what would you be doing?
I would probably be a music teacher or an actress.
When your not doing music,what do you do?
When I’m on my days off I just hang out with my friends,go to the movies,go horse riding,drive my quad (bike with 4 weels), go to gym and go for a walk with my dog.
If you could collaborate with one UK Artist or band who would it be?
I would love to collaborate with Ed Sheeran.
If you could collaborate with one USA Artist or band who would it be?
With a USA artist/band would be Drake and Rihanna.
Where is your dream venue or festival to perform in UK?
One of my goals is for sure,playing at O2 in London and Glastonbury festival.
Where is your dream venue or festival to perform in USA?
Madison Square Garden
What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
My grandma always tells me ” No matter what happens don’t forget where you belong,be kind. ”
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians?
Don’t try to be something that you’re not,don’t try to be a pop artist when you love metal…People like what is real and they can see when it’s not.So if you do what you truly love it will be much easier and the most important,never give up.
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
“If it’s meant to be it will be ” .
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you can not forget?
Can’t forget the Lyrics,the Name of the City/Country where I’m playing,can’t forget my lucky ring,warm up before the show and can’t forget the dance moves.
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you?
I do,I have Twitter @MeMissDOfficial , Instagram @missd_official , Facebook https://www.facebook.com/itsmissdmusic and Snapchat memissd