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Becky Raisman Exclusive Interview


Where are you from and could you tell us a little bit of your upbringing?

I'm orginally from the Chicagoland area Highland Park, IL then at 17 in 1999 I moved to Waukegan. I did a lot of singing by being in Choirs. I took voice lessons in high school and college. In 2000 I started Columbia college Chicago with a Arts degree and graduated in 2007.

What genre of music do you make and when did you first decide to be a musician? 

I do pop/EDM/Rock and a little country. I've always loved music but started taking singing seriously in high school.

Who are some of the notable artists and people that influenced your career thus far? 

Oh gosh too many to list. My parents, brother, cousins, fans, friends, my cats,  School of Rock in Libertyville, Bach to Rock in Mount Pleasant, Scrilltown MOGuitar Center, my voice teachers, Columbia college Chicago all influenced me. 

Could you tell us about your latest project? 

I just released my 2nd EP Cruising in November and working on 3rd one so stay tuned.

What should we expect from you in the near future? 

Releasing my 3rd  EP

Could you give us some advice that you can offer to someone who is just getting started in making music? 

Take lessons, practice, study, network, go to open mics, write songs, collaborate, get yourself out there

Are there any important achievements you have gained since beginning to do music?

I've released 2 singles, and 2 EPs. I've been on the radio, music blogs, newspapers, digital magazines, songwriting contests, singing contests

Besides music, what are some of the things that you are into?

Comedy I also do stand up but I've been doing that for six years. I love to watch sports, animals, shopping, 

Are you currently on tour or planning to be? 

No, not any time soon.





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