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INTERVIEW WITH STRANGE MUSIC ARTIST JEHRY ROBINSON
What got you into music, and if you had not gotten into music what would you be doing today?
Jehry- My love of hip-hop early on is what really got me into music, from early on I was excited to share my emotions with the world. If music wasn’t in my life I think I’d be into different forms of entrepreneurship.
What do you like to do when you are not playing music and how does that influence your creativity?
Jehry- I like to train in the gym, it’s NY creativity because it gives me therapy for mind and body.
How long have you been making music?
Jehry- My whole life.
Where are you based and how did that influence your music?
Jehry- Long Island, New York, being in NY amongst some of the greatest rappers of all time it influenced me tremendously.
Tell me about your most memorable shows.
Jehry- Red Rocks with Jelly Roll in 2022, I feel like I blacked out & feel l like my energy connected to the audience in a major way.
What is your favorite venue to play at, and do you have any places you want to play that you have not already?
Jehry- My favorite venue to play at is The Roxy, in Denver, Colorado. And my dream venue is MSG, Madison Square Garden!
If you could play any show with any lineup, who would be on the ticket?
Jehry- I’d love to open for Macklemore, J Cole, Citizen Cope, there’s a lot.
What is some advice that you would give to someone who is just getting into making music and some advice that you would give to your younger self?
Jehry- New artist, stay consistent, don’t ever let your vision be compromised. I’d probably give myself the same advice.
Of all the songs you have written and recorded which means the most to you and why?
Jehry- My song Michael, it’s a tribute to my cousin who passed away from an overdose.
Which songs are your favorites to perform live and which get requested the most?
Jehry- I love performing Daddy Issues featuring Jelly Roll. Out My Face gets requested the most.
What is your creative process, and what inspires your genre fluid sound?
Jehry- My process is just creating whatever is at the forefront of my mind. I’m inspired by a lot of different genres, reggae, pop, hip-hop.
Do you have messages that you like to get across in your music? if so please tell me about them.
Jehry- Yes my messages consist of following your dreams and never letting outside negativity or opinions of others stray you away.
Your songwriting is honest and even when the story in them is darker, there seems to always to be positivity in them. Is that by design or does it come organically?
Jehry- A little bit of both, I’m extremely conscience of what I am saying to the world within my music.
Can you tell us about your recently released new songs and videos, and upcoming Strange Music album LP?
Jehry- It is about to be my greatest work all time. Just continuing my journey & story.
What are your plans for the future, and do you have anything that you want to spotlight that is coming up?
Jehry- Yes, I’m leaving for tour the end of April to promote my new singles & upcoming album.
How can your fans best keep up to date with you, any socials you want people to check out?
Jehry- @jehryrobinson everywhere!