Artist Interview

Part 1: the

In this article I learned that Joseph Somo likes to make music about things that he feels are important to him. He says that his music usually represents him emotions and how he is feeling.

Part 2: “Ride” by Somo

speaker-The speaker is Joesph Somo. He is a singer/ songwriter. He isn’t overly popular but still well known.

Audience- I am the audience. His songs mainly attract the high school/ college aged people.

Media- I was exposed to this song by a friend who found it on YouTube. Somo’s songs don’t get played on the radio so to hear them you need to search him on YouTube or through a music app.

Content- Somo says that the overall theme to his music is cohesiveness. He wants his songs to have a purpose and tell a story.

Occasion- The songs on my plays it come from the same album. There was no specific occasion to producing these songs.

Purpose- I think that Somo’s purpose to making his music is mainly to entertain but also tell a story to his audience.

Part 3:

1. What/who is your inspiration?

2. If you could collaborate with any artist who would it be and why?

3. Does your background have anything to do with the content of your songs?

4. What made you want to become a singer?

5. Who influenced you the most?



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