9+1 Q&A with Alpha23
Updated: Apr 20, 2020
Christos Doukakis—APRIL 18, 2020
What inspired you to first start making music? And how did you come to be in your current incarnation? Or if you prefer, a brief bio about you.
I’m inspired by the POWER of music to bring emotional change. Music speaks to us at a spiritual level, therefore, using music, we can really impact peoples lives!
I came to the artist place I am today because I embraced ME and allowed that to flow into and through my music!
Provide us with some info about your latest release…
Reel One/s is a two part journey into the emotional “Love” ties that bind us. Reel One has Alpha23 entertain a woman for physical reasons. Reel OneS dives into the emotional growth that each of us gains through maturity and “Love”.
Which ones would you consider your main influences both music-wise & non-music-wise?
MUSIC Nas, Jay Z, Outcast, Young Thug, Kevin Gates & NON-MUSIC Warren Buffett.
In what way does your sound differ from the rest genre-related artists/bands and why should we listen to your music? In other words, how would you describe your sound?
Harmony + Bars + Voice + Presentation. I’m a grown man and my music reflects that! No kiddie raps! Only mature Music for a mature audience. Topics include: Love, Hustle, Finance, Fun, Religion, Competition.
Please name your 3 desert islands albums, movies & books…
Albums: Illmatic, Reasonable Doubt, Aquemini
Movies: Scarface, Rush Hour (gotta laugh), a porn flick (if I’m gonna be stuck on a desert island……)
Books: Bible, Rich Dad Poor Dad, 48 Laws of Power
Do you prefer studio or performing live and why?
Live… that is where you get validation on all of the effort! The Live audience (virtual or in-person) is where you get to see the end user (fan) engage with your music.
Is there any funny-unique story you would like to share with us, always in relation to your music ‘career’?
Being an indie label/artist often involves a LOT of trial and error. I uploaded my VERY first record/single under another artist… Don’t ask how… as far as I can tell he gained 3 spins!
Which track of your own would you point out as the most unique and why?
In many ways I feel all my music has threads of uniqueness. I use lots of harmony and I have a unique lyrical style… that will start to show us as more music is release. BELIEVE ME… Alpha23’s BEST stuff is yet to be released.
Would you like to share with our readers your future plans?
MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC! Keep your ear drums swabbed and your eyeballs Visine’d. So much more to come!
Free question!!! (Ask yourself a question) you wish to answer and haven’t been given the opportunity…
If Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear and Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair… was Fuzzy Wuzzy fuzzy?
Photo credits: @Ledoox2 – IG