The latest up-and-comer here on PensEyeView is ABM, complete with the right attitude to finish the climb: “Rise and rise again until Lamb becomes Lion” he says, “I always stay the course to finish what I’ve started.” ABM is working hard to bring you his brand of “fused dancehall, hiphop, and dance”. He says he creates music that is not specifically catered to any one type of audience, and continues “I am also one of the few artists that rhymes, and have the vocal ability to sing my own chorus.” Check it out – keep reading below for all the answers to the XXQ’s.


PensEyeView.com (PEV) :  How would you describe your sound and what do you feel makes you stand out over the others in your genre?

ABM: I tend to fuse dancehall, hiphop, and dance to create music that is not specifically catered to any one type of audience. I am also one of the few artist that rhymes, and have the vocal ability to sing my own chorus.

PEV:  What can fans expect from a live Abm show?

ABM:   Fans can expect to connect with me through my music. When I perform i put my heart and soul into it. You will definately feel it.

PEV: What is the first thing that comes to mind when you write a song?

ABM:  The first thing the comes to mind when i write is a story line. I don't just put words together that rhyme. There has to be some type of meaning behind the lyrics.

PEV: Tells us about your creative process?

ABM:  It's all about the mood, or how i feel at that given point in time.

PEV: What is the underlining inspiration for you?

ABM:  "Rise and rise again until Lamb becomes Lion". I always stay the course to finish what i've started.

PEV:Thinking back to when you first started out, do you ever look back at your career and think about your earlier days and how you’ve arrived where you are today?

ABM: I never try to look back on the past. What's done is done. Hard work, and dedication got me to where i am today.

PEV: What’s one thing we’d be surprised to hear about you?

ABM: I have a college degree in mechanical engineering. Most people think that entertainers are not college grad material.

PEV:  Was there a certain point in your life when you knew that music was going to be a career for you?

ABM: Yes there was. I got tired of working a 9-5 with the same routine everyday. I needed a break from the norm. Music allowed me to venture off into new and adventurous things.

PEV: What one word best describes ABM?

ABM: Loyalty.

PEV: How is life for you in the music world? Best and worst parts?

ABM: Now that the focus is totally on me it's all good! the worst part is helping others just to see them turn on you.

PEV:How have all your friends and family reacted to your career?

ABM: They were pleasantly suprised! they always new i had talent, but didn't know that i was this serious about my craft.

PEV: What’s it like when you get to play in your hometown?

ABM: As we say back home, it's pure "Bacanal".

PEV:What can we find you doing in your spare time?

ABM: In my spare time which is something far, and in between, i like to watch a good movie, or catch a game.

PEV: Name one present and past artist or group that would be your dream collaboration? Why?

ABM: To be honest, I will work with anyone that's serious about their craft, and has something going on. Artist of the past that i would've like to collaborate with would be Bob Marley.

PEV: Is there an up and coming band or artist you think we should all be looking out for now?

ABM: There are so many up and coming talented artist that we never get a chance to hear because of the politics of the business it's hard to pin point one.

PEV: If you weren’t playing music now what do you think would be your career?

ABM: Believe or not I started off with engineering, but I couldn't see myself doing anything else other than music. It's my life!

PEV: So, what is next for you?

ABM:  Hopefully a platinum record, and a world tour.

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