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Music Interview - Michael Little

In this exclusive interview, we delve into the creative journey of Michael Little, an artist whose music captures the essence of New Urban Soul. Inspired by the legendary Prince, Michael's passion for writing and producing music is the driving force behind his unique sound. From the exhilarating experience of performing at the Apollo Theater to the joy of producing music for other artists, Michael's career is marked by high points that reflect his deep love for the craft. With a creative process that begins with the emotional resonance of a track, Michael crafts songs that tell profound stories, like his deeply personal track "Yesterday." Michael Little's journey is one of passion, talent, and an unwavering connection to his musical roots. Was there something (an experience) or someone in your life that was the "catalyst" for you to start writing or performing music? Tell us about it: I was inspired by the genius of Prince. The writing and producing of his material was the driving force behind my creativity.

Let's get this out of the way. What is the CRAZIEST thing that has ever happened to you in your music career? Performing on the stage at the Apollo Theater in NYC - Such an awesome experience!

What has been the high point of your music path? Being able to write for, and produce, other artists. Producing is what I enjoy the most.

So, how do you approach songwriting or what is your creative process like? When I create or am provided a track, it speaks to me and puts me in a certain mindset then, however it makes me feel, I then come up with the title of the track.

What do you see as the biggest challenge facing Indie Artists today? Or, if you could ask the music industry to change one thing, what would it be? Getting financial funding. The industry needs to sign artist based on their talent, and not just social media popularity.

If you could share the stage with one other artist or band, who would it be and why? I would love to perform with Keith Sweat. He is a talented writer and has produced songs for several other artists.

Pick one song that was your greatest challenge to write. Tell us about it! "Yesterday" - The story of everlasting love. It is the story of the love of my life. I didn't want to expose my personal life, but this story had to be told.

For fans who have never heard your music, can you pick three words to describe it? If three words just aren't enough, then tell us more! New Urban Soul

What is your favorite part about being an artist? Is it songwriting, performing, recording, something else? I enjoy all aspects of the musical journey. It is a part of my DNA.

Okay, this a fun question. When you are not doing music, what else do you enjoy doing? Reading and exercising.

What's coming up in the future for you? I'm currently working on a full album, and also producing music for some upcoming artists.


About Michael Little

Whether it’s the look in his eyes or the heartfelt soul within each note he sings, Michael Little has an innate ability to capture the hearts of everyone who listens to his music.

Michael Little’s distinct style is a beautiful entanglement of traits derived from musicians who have influenced him through the years. His silky-smooth vocals carry a hint of Smokey Robinson, his songwriting is enveloped by an air of Prince, and the passion in his voice touches on Eddie Levert.

His lyrics are soulful, intelligent, and passionate. He is eternally grateful for the journey. New Urban Soul defines Michael Little and the music he creates. A legend in the making, Michael Little is here to stay.

Listen to Michael Little's music on Spotify or Soundcloud. Visit his website for more information, or watch his videos on YouTube.



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