The smooth & sultry sounds of Up and coming artist T'ambre stands to make major waves in the R&B world. Her style to me is music you can sit back and vibe too. You can tell she puts all her heart and soul into her work. After hearing her single, "Best Time of Your Life", she has everyone looking forward to seeing what she comes with next! And Now... The Interview.

What sets you apart from other R&B singers such as Keyshia Cole and/or Kelly Rowland?
I guess it's my style I've always loved smooth, Aaliyah-style R&B music. I'd have to say I'm very much inspired by 90's style of R&B, but also new artists like Elle Varner, Miguel, and Marsha Ambrosius. I would say the influence of all these artists and styles have molded me into the artist I am today.

Singer, Model, Actress, and Host... Is there anything else that you haven't done yet that you would like to add to your list of accreditation's?
Well I never put limitations on myself, I can't say what will be the next in the future, because along the way there will be more opportunities. But for now I'm focusing on my music and getting more exposure and getting my music to everyone.

What is most important to you as an artist and as a person?
I want to create a style with provocative lyrics with a consistent vibe. The type of music that people can relate too and soothes you, music that you can feel. Music that helps you deal with whatever's going on in the relationship, your life, your soul; whether it's a feel good track or an emotional song. Mostly I want to create music that is of my heart and soul. That its speaking in my own voice, thoughts and ideas, hopefully through my music people will understand the person I am and relate to me on a personal level.

What is your most favorite R&B song of all time?
There are too many to list, from Mary J. Blige to Lauryn Hill, Joe, Floetry, Donnell Jones, and Monica. I still love the classics. I couldn't possibly pick just one song, because there are so many that I could relate to, be inspired by and feel on an emotional level.

Who are the top 5 artists currently in your music playlist?
Ciara "I'm Out" I love a good party song it's my current obsession! I love Fantasia, she puts real emotion in her songs, and Marsha Ambrosius she has a unique way of storytelling. Drake & Wale, I really like where they're taking hip hop.

Would you agree or disagree that R&B music is not as big as it was 10 years ago?
I would disagree, I feel of R&B music during the 90's and early 2000s was the greatest to me. It made you feel a certain way. What the artist was singing about, their experiences, emotions and thoughts could be felt through the music. I feel R&B is always evolving, with such great artists as Janelle Monae, Marsha Ambrosius, and Lianne La Havas style, lyrics and flow. I think this new wave of R&B is alive and thriving. I want to be a part of the new wave of R&B. Songs that still have feeling, passion, emotion in the music. It sounds good and it feels good.

What inspires you as an artist?
A lot of my songs are based on my own experiences, past and present. I try to keep the music as real as possible, so that people can relate to when they hear it. I always try to write from experience. Something that I am feeling or have felt and can draw on. The beat is always important too, how it makes me feel, I like songs that people can have a connection with based on what they've been through, or maybe what they may be going through right now.

What are some of the roadblocks you have faced in pursuing your music career?
Getting my music out there, on a level that many people can hear it, I know it's a process and reaching more and more people each day. I'm really just looking forward to people hearing my music and enjoying my music, my sound, and my flow. Knowing what I've created, is felt and enjoyed by others, is one of the best feelings in the world. For now, I'm concentrating on my music and getting people to hear my songs, writing, and recording.

If you had the opportunity to sit down and talk with any one person in the music industry, which would it be?
Mary J. Blige from her raw and emotional lyrics, her soulful sound, her creativity, her ability to seamlessly mix hip hop with R&B, she has created a signature sound, that is recognized as her own worldwide. She has a specific sound and flow that has earned her platinum records and rare  longevity in the music business. I think she has a great story to tell, she is R&B music. I would love to ask her what advice she would give a young singer in the music business today and what are the keys to becoming a phenomenal singer, creating a signature sound that resonates with just about everyone, and how she has remained successful throughout the years.

What advice would you give to someone trying to follow in your footsteps?
I would tell them to create a style from their heart, songs that are filled with passion, emotion, and their love. Be creative, R&B is a variety hip-hop, rock, and soul influences so there's something for every music lover's taste. Put out something that they're proud of, that expresses your ideas, thoughts and you. Be individuals because everything they bring to the table is unique and original.

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