In a recenet interview with Spinex Music, award winning dance artist Tenaj, takes us on a journey through her musical career where she was able to field questions from us concerning her personal life and career.Her latest single “be as i am metamorphosis” is equally available for streaming on our platform.
Read excerpts of the interview below:
1.Who is Tenaj?
My sister gave me the artist name Tenaj which is Janet backwards. Tenaj is an Artist with no limitations.
2.What inspired you to write ‘Be as I Am Metamorphosis’?
I’m a rebel inside of me and I don’t like no one telling me what I can and can’t do or be. The meaning: “I will be as I am “I named the “Metamorphosis” because the track it’s a remix. The perfect meaning “transformation” (Metamorphosis).
3.How do you think you differ from other artists?
I just go for it. I like to be experimental.Some artist are scared to take risks. They don’t have their own Identity. That’s why we see a lot
of similar artists.
4.Tell me about a project or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career?
When I won the first Hollywood Music in Media Award for best EDM song. This award
means a lot to me.
5.Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?
I have worked with various very talented up and coming artist/producers. My current projects have been with the famous Myah
Marie best known for her Britney Spears Background vocals and she’s an amazing songwriter as well also I have been working with Austin Leeds who has worked with Tiesto / Avicii and many
others. Soon to come a collaboration with the Billboard top 10 charting duo Vessbroz.
6.If you could go open a show for any artist who would it be?
I would say Lady Gaga or Rihanna. If I could choose a Dj then Don Diablo. Any of you call me I’m ready.
7.What are your hobbies?
I love to play with my 2 Chihuahuas. Go for a hike or just chill
watching TV. Love the Kardashians.
8.How long have you been making music?
I have been in the artist world since I’m a baby. I started to dance since I can walk. In my teenage years singing became my priority.
9.What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?
Don’t chase the labels/Managers they will come looking for you ( Dj Quick) At a very young age DJ Quick asked me why are you making music? Is it for the Glitz/Fame or the Art? At first I looked at him and “I’m like all of it daaa”. Soon after I analyzed what he meant was, If you want to make it in this industry focus on been the best artist and stop chasing
(Labels/ Manager/fame) because you will give up. If you are an amazing artist people will find you. Been a passionate artist will give you the straingh to keep it pushing even when things are ruff. This has been with me since then and I focus on trying to be the best authentic artist I can be.
10.If you had one message to give to your fans what will it be?
I would say I love you all. I appreciate you all. You are not invisible to me and I will give you all of me. Dreams do come true and never give up.