CHOCLATESTINE: Mobile, Alabama, where I have lived my entire life.
IAA: What is your music background?
CHOCLATESTINE: I’ve been doing open mics for years now and have even won a few. I also have my music on sites such as Reverbnation, where I have been number one for Mobile, Alabama for a long time now. I also have music on Facebook, Myspace, Soundcloud, etc., where I promote my music.
IAA: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
CHOCLATESTINE: I desire to release and record my own music, strictly for the love of it, and because music is my passion and I want the world to hear it. Music is my life and I want to make a career out of it.
IAA: What are your songs about?
CHOCLATESTINE: My music is about the wild exotic sides of the female sexuality. It’s about my life, my feelings, and what I go through. It’s also for women in relationships who are in love or have had enough. I also write dance music for the kids to relate to.
IAA: Who is your fan base directed towards?
CHOCLATESTINE: Women dealing with their desires and emotions; those who are constantly trying to learn themselves and how to cope with all of their feelings and emotions.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
CHOCLATESTINE: My musical influences are Khia, Trina, Fantasia, Keyshia Cole, Mary J. Blige, Monica, Brandy, and Lil Wayne.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people?
CHOCLATESTINE: I would describe my music as my real, true and genuine approach to the everyday life of the black woman.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artists?
CHOCLATESTINE: My style and approach may be different but it’s me and who I am and that’s what makes me stand out. I write music that I have been through or how I am feeling.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
CHOCLATESTINE: I am in the process of recording 3 new songs that I am currently working on.
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
CHOCLATESTINE: My career goals are that I would like to have an album out. I would like to work in a real studio where my music will sound the best. I would like to attend and have concerts starring or featuring me and having the fans and crowds cheering and yelling my name. I would like the chance to work with other artists and make money. I see myself in 10 years becoming a legend or a star signed to a label and making a better life for my children and myself. I see myself as a star and all my dreams coming true. GOD blessed me with talent and I want the world to hear it.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
CHOCLATESTINE: You may contact me at email@example.com and you can hear my music on sites such as www.reverbnation.com, www.soundcloud.com,www.myspace.com. I go by the music name of Choclatestine on Reverbnation, Earnestine Choclatestine Perdue on Facebook & Earnestine or Choclatestine on Soundcloud and Myspace.