Latasha Lee & The BlackTies - Exclusive Interview For Hub Pages.
Introducing Latasha Lee & The BlackTies.
Sunday 17th March 2013.
This is certainly a date I will never forget. My debut article / e-mail interview with X Factor USA contestant and all round brilliant singer / performer Latasha Lee.
Latasha Lee came to my attention when her Producer / Manager Salih Williams set up a site on Hub Pages to promote her music. I saw it and followed immediately because of her obvious raw talent. She is going to be a massive R&B star of the future and I cannot believe that Simon Cowell let her go.
Latasha Lee - The Interview Exclusive.
20 Questions With Latasha Lee.
Q1. Latasha, when did you first know you could sing ?
A. I discovered that I could sing at the age of 8.
Q2. Who are your idols in the music industry ?
A. My idols in the music industry are Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Etta James & Otis Redding.
Q3. Which one do you most aspire to be like ?
A. I'm constantly studying Etta James every chance I get.
Q4. Where were you born ?
A. I was born in Corpus Christi Tx, raised in Austin TX.
Q5. Do you have brothers and sisters ?
A. Yes I have one younger brother, sister & one older sister.
Q6. Who is your biggest supporter ?
A. My biggest support comes from my producer/mgr and best friend Salih Williams & my loving family.
Q7. What was your best subject at school ?
A. My favorite subject in school was history, I'm intrigued about the past.
Q8. Who was your best friend at school ?
A. My best friend in school was my big sister Tonya. I had many of friends but none like her.
Q9. Which school did you attend ?
A. I attended Lanier High School in Austin TX.
Q10. Tell me about your X Factor USA experience. What was the high point ? What was the low point.
A. I believe the X Factor was definitely an all positive experience. The low point was when I forgot my lyrics. I believe anything negative can turn positive with spiritual awakening.
Q11. Do you think you achieved all you could on the show ?
A. I believe I achieved what God intended. Greater days are planned for me ahead so I always put my best foot forward, listen and learn and never step backward.
Q12. What about the future, where do you see yourself in 12 months and then 5 years ?
A. The next 12 months I plan to do a lot of touring, promo, recording and building great relationships in the business. Hopefully that would build a solid foundation to carry me on for the next 5 years plus.
Q13. What is your main goal in life?
A. The main goal in my life is to become more spiritually connected with God & the gift he has blessed me with.
Q14. What charities do you support if any ?
A. I don't have one in particular but I do support any and all charities that stand for something.
Q15. Are you religious ?
A. Yes, My religion is being completely submitted to God, the natural way of life.
Q16. What is your favourite food ?
A. I wouldn't have enough time to answer that question. LOL! I am a food lover!
Q17. Are you a good cook ?
A. I like to think of myself as a good cook. All Texas girls should know how to throw down. LOL!
Q18. Do you want to get married ?
A. I absolutely want to get married when it's time.
Q19. Have you got a boyfriend at the moment ?
A. Yes, I am spoken for.
Q20. What is your worst habit ?
A. Snoring. lol! No I'm just kidding. My worst habit is eating after midnight.
"Thank you kindly Steve for the interview. I enjoyed answering the questions".
Latasha Lee, USA equivalent of Amy Winehouse.
Does Latasha Lee remind you of Amy Winehouse ?
Tell me what you think.
If you have read this far then take the poll and answer the questions.
Amy Winehouse maybe in another place now, but I believe Latasha Lee is more than a suitable replacement. In fact I would go so far to say she is better than the late Ms Winehouse.
Interested to hear from all concerned you can leave comments at the end of this article.
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See more of Latasha Lee.
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Catch up with all her new videos and regular updates on her YouTube site.
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Latasha Lee & The Black Ties at the Urban Music Festival.
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