JS-FABMOV was born in Kenya got into writing lyrics for rap music when my father passed away. It was the only way I could release my pain through a Pen and a pad. He has been writing music for 20 years.
For 10 years he has produced his own songs for 10 years. Music to him is such a powerful tool that he thinks it should be used responsibly in building our societies and by educating our youth and informing people about the truth. As an artist JS-Fabmov likes to shed light on the life he has lived and the life he has lived hoping for and knowing someone out there has been through the same situation and letting them know that they are not alone. He loves what he does and here is his story:
What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
I would describe my music as hiphop and i try to put a bit of melody rap with a twist of soul hiphop.
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
my name is actually a mixture of my names and nickname. js stands for jam sounds, fab stands for fredrick alexander bennett and mov stands for man of values.
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
my musical influences are makaveli, dmx, bone thugs, wu tang clan, big pun, nas e.t.c. At this moment i like royce da 59, eminem, kendric lamar, lloyd banks, j cole and bizzy bone.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
am working on an EP at the moment where i will feature artists like b-eazy, lloyd luther, verse one and many others, am still waiting confirmation.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
my plan of action is to build a funbase and being able to tour or perform for them. I also hope that one day I will be remembered when am gone immortalised through my songs.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
I don’t really have a favourite track to perform but i would say nairobi highrise, bars, 5 mics, irony, demons within and dreaming cause of the energy, feeling and emotion.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
my biggest challenge thus far has been, not being able to get recognition and a chance to tell my story to the listeners out there until know. Thank you for this opportunity.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
my typical song writing process is me listening to the beat and letting the music talk to me. The beat gives me a topic, then i start with the hook and the rest of the song plans out.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
well social media has really given me lots of exposure to the world and i got fans all over the planet. social media helped me get the interview with you, so it great thanks social media.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Well I got:
all the stars are closer by kendric
pain by 2pac
skys the limit by biggy smalls
no surrender by bone thugs
6lack- pretty little fears ft j cole
venom by eminem
lucky you eminem ft joyner lucas
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
well I just studied and worked a nine to five but i was still wrote songs on the side got to hustle you know lol
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
what I can say is keep at it, be patient and consistent don't loose hope, every dog has his day.
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
wow, I haven’t thought that far yet lol. what i would do is try and promote equally both conscience rap and party rap so as there is a balance in knowledge and partying.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I take originality really serious and i would encourage other artists to find their original persona. Yes we are influenced by other artists but you always have to find your own style.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
yeah i was supposed to be a catholic priest lol. Even in the seminary i used to write lyrics and rap to my self i guess it was meant to be. peace and love
Websites or Social Media Pages:
twitter fredrick alexander@8294jsfab
facebook JFAB MOV@jsfabmov