We meet many many artists through Indie Band Guru. Some just capture our attention right away. LUI is one such artists. His positivity and empowering vibe translated to us before we even heard a not of his music. Luckily the music matched.
We had a chance to catch up with the poignant wordsmith and get a little deeper into him as an artist and his new record Foreigners World. Enjoy yhe interview here:
First off, tell us about the name LUI?
L is for love
U means to understand
I is to inspire
My mother gave me the name Luis . A lot of people called me Lui.
I realized that music is what I love to do, and I realized my purpose. LUI hit me .
How would you describe your sound?
I consider my sound very moody.
A chill vibe with High energy . Empowering, and fun.
Which artists have had the biggest influence on you?
Eminem really inspired me to make music .
I was fascinated by his word smith.
I loved music in general
I later listened to 50 cent, Pitbull, Lil Wayne , Enrique Iglesias, Michael Jackson, Tego Calderon, Marc Anthony, Arcangel, Wisin Y Yandel, and more
Tell us all about this new release EP release Foreigner’s World
Foreigners World represents growth, strength .
Dedicated to his friends and family, fans and supporters. The day of his father’s Birthday, LUI releases Foreigners world
“This Project was created Purely from freedom. A classical taste with modern vibes & feelings. Foreigner’s World represents youth, strength, mystery & Love. At moments I feel like I don’t belong but all I know is this is our world. The moment you start listening you instantly become a part of my journey. I become part of your journey. We are one. Let’s conquer the world together. “
How does the music come to you? What is your songwriting process?
I feel it. I listen to music and I get inspired .
I find a beat that one of my producers sent me, and if I am feeling it, its done .
I love to write. most of the time, I listen to the beat and if its hard, something instantly comes to my head. I write it down and once I start writing I don’t stop. another way I create is I combine freestyling and writing. the process is ALWAYS fun.
What do you hope the listener will take away from your songs?
I want them to feel inspired. we can all achieve our dreams.
anything is possible. nothing is impossible. Believe that.
Leader has to climb the ladder first.
I will show the world.
Share some advice for other artists creating their own sound?
Dont give up . keep on practicing . don’t worry on the time. worry about your craft and how it can improve. how can u you improve your environment ? the better you are, the better your opportunities get.
How does the future look for LUI?
BRIGHT. I won’t ever stop. I will see you soon . believe that .
I don’t doubt it at all. Keep up with more from LUI HERE.