” I am 52 years now and came back to music 2 years ago with Professional views after (first attempt when I was 20 but I was in heroin addiction and I couldn’t face reality … Then I stopped and founded a regular job coach).
Having been vired from my regular job coach 20 years in my city. I have worked my flow and muy us and a lot of Tupac karaoke…
At the same time, I have learned recently near a lumbs cancer. So I’ve got to speed up my art process to get a stage fast. ”
You are an experienced musician. Tell me more about your beginnings, how did it all start for you?
Ccspider: I started music with piano lessons, I stopped quickly: it was boring for me to read the partitions, rythm was not on paper for me; later I began playing guitar/voice on reggae, rock and blues.
Your sounds are very versatile, ranging from funk-pop, reggae, rock, soul, blues, ragga rap, rap, gangsta rap, electro a little jazz. Who were your greatest influences, and why?
Ccspider: Listening to Bob Marley, Jimmy Hendrix, Santana, Zappa… when I was young I used to sing native American chants. I was supposed to do studies or take the door, anyway two years later I was in the street. Then I played guitar /voice in Parisian metro to survive.
What is the message you are trying to give with your music?
Ccspider: I’d like to change things with my music, express what’s inside me. Photo and music are my two only passions and ways of expression.
My messages are acceptance of differences, social and economical equity, bring people back to real moral values, fight against all forms of repressions, violence, and discriminations, free Sativa weed smoke.
Do you get creative blocks? If so, what do you do to move past them?
Ccspider: The only way to avoid creative blocks is to stay active in the creative process.
Your latest single « Sativa hope illegal » is awesome. What inspired you to write it?
Ccspider: I feel discriminated for forty years because of my cannabis consumption. I want to be considered like every citizen…
What is the most useless talent you have?
Ccspider: I’m very physiognomist… But it would be cool If I could remember their name.
How do you nourish your creative side when you’re not working? And how do you avoid burnout?
Ccspider: I always work: when I’m not playing music, I work my lyrics, my photo covers. Otherwise, I’m very sensitive to human behavior in our society, it’s quite inspiring to my work.
What’s a habit you find yourself returning to when you make work? Do you fight against it or accept it as a part of you?
Ccspider: I try as much as possible to respect some creative rituals, I just try to organize the flow of my creatives thoughts.
What does your curiosity look like? How do you explore things?
Ccspider: Thanks to Spotify I discovered lots of sounds and music. My curiosity stops at the music itself and not at what revolves around it.
If you could change anything about the industry. What would it be?
Ccspider: I’d like artists not to get involved only in their lyrics but to try to influence policies more.
What are you currently working on, and what’s next for you?
Ccspider: I’m trying to combine several genres of music going towards the fusion of the genres mentioned above (rock, blues, reggae, funk, rap, soul..)to obtain a personal soup, identifiable music, with my voice that can satisfy an audience, bring pleasure makes people dream, if only….