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Capital XTRA In The Morning With Jez Welham 6am - 10am
Music Potential Ambassador Raleigh Ritchie sits down to tell us what is on his iPod and shares some tips for emerging artists.
For someone who has never heard your music before, describe it in 3 words?
Raleigh, Ritchie’s, Music
What’s the most normal job that you have worked in before a label signed you?
I worked at Virgin Megastores and I loved it. I was surrounded by CDs and DVDs all day.
Share with us your favorite motto/ or advice that you live by?
Fortune favours the brave.
If you were to turn on your iPod right now, what five artists would be seen on your recently played list?
Harry Nilsson, Kwabs, Låpsley, Lauryn Hill, Blood Orange.
Who is the one artist/band that you would most like to collaborate with?
What’s you favourite thing to do when you’re not rehearsing, filming, recording or performing?
I like going to the cinema, and I like walking.
Your single 'Bloodsport’ is out now and available for download on ITunes, what’s the inspiration behind it’s production and lyrics?…
It’s about not letting a relationship turn in on itself, encouraging it to direct it’s negative energy outwards and in terms of production, we just wanted it to communicate the emotion of the song. That’s how we always work.
Drake or Meek Mill?…
Top 3 Tips for Emerging Music Artist
1) Be yourself and make your music personal, whatever you’re writing about.
2) Make music you want to listen to.
3) Be self sufficient. You can’t expect other people to help you if you’re not helping yourself, so constantly come up with ideas and be brave.