Bobbi Storm has recently signed as the first female artist to Songbook entertainment, to the man behind R&B superstar Trey Songz; Grammy award winning writer/producer CEO Troy Taylor.
Recently Bobbi was featured along side of the “Trap Choir” performing 2 Chainz & Gucci Mane’s new hit single “Good Drank” being played across the country. Bobbi also debuted as the only singer to perform at Oprah’s Legend Ball dinner in front of Quincy Jones, Angela Bassett, and many more admirable celebrities. Her original music is centered around catchy hooks, infectious melodies, and pop driven dance beats. Bobbi credits artists such as Pink, Beyonce, Jill Scott, Mariah Carey, and the late Minnie Riperton as her major vocal influences.
Vocalstar: Who is Bobbi Storm?
Bobbi Storm: I’m a sporty sexy tomboy from Detroit that’s down to earth and silly as ever! I love to sing and laugh and make people laugh! I’m a great friends and will give it to you like it is with no filter.
VS: Where are you from? Do you think your upbringing has contributed to your style as an artist?
BS: I’m from Detroit and i like to say Detroit raised me but New York made me… especially when it comes to my style.
VS: Are you more of a singer or more of a song-writer?
BS: I’m a singing and performer first and then a writer.
VS: Describe the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome as an artist?
BS: Just having to be patient. Of course every artist wants to release a great body of work but whenever you have a great body of work the right marketing and following needs to go behind it so it’s not released for nothing.
VS: What’s a typical day like for you artistically?
BS: I get up, go through emails, cipher through tracks to see what inspires me. Some days I write. Some days i record. Some days I focus on my brand all day. Some days I perform. Every day I am doing something music or brand related.
VS: What inspires you musically?
BS: A lot of times something I’m going through or the track.
VS: When do your ideas come to you?
BS: Sometimes in my sleep. Sometimes in the shower lol or even on the toilet. On the subway. ALOT! All day every day!
VS: What is your favorite song you have written and why?
BS: “Lazy love” because i know it’s a hit and a timeless record and the process behind how i wrote it is a story to tell.
VS: What’s your favorite piece of music and why?
BS: R&B because that’s what i grew up listening to and that’s a huge part of how i learned how to sing.
VS: Who are your biggest musical influences?
BS: The late Minnie Riperton, Mariah, Beyonce, Rihanna, Whitney, Pink
VS: Which artist would you love to collaborate with and why?
BS: Bruno , Pharrell, and Andre 3000 because all three are musical legends and Bruno i just want so badly to perform live with him. We both did the cooperate wedding and event thing.
VS: Where can we expect to see you in 5 years? What are your dreams/ aspirations?
BS: In 5 years I plan to be a huge pop R&B Star/ actress with at least 2 Grammy’s under my belt.
VS: What’s your idea of success as an artist?
BS: My idea of success as an artist is when everyone knows my name and all the words to my songs all over the world.
VS: When will you feel like you’ve made it?
BS: When I’ve been able to touch as many people as possible in the world with the gift that i was given.
Follow Bobbi Storm on IG @bobbi_storm
Bobbi Storm, is a triple threat! She is a singer, dancer, and writer.
Buy or Stream the new single from Bobbi Storm entitled “Poor Dat” on Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and Tidal.