HCM. How did you come by your stage name?
Specyal T. I love a play on words and wanted a unique name that represented that and my unique vibe.
HCM. When did you discover your love for music and what made you realize you wanted to pursue a career in music?
Specyal T. Music is in my DNA. I started playing piano at age 2, with training through RCM at age 6. I’ve been performing in front of crowds since 8 years old and went pro at 17.
HCM. On your upcoming album… How did you come up with the concept for this project?
Specyal T. ‘A Specyal Remedy’ is the third instalment of my ‘Dose Of Distinction’ trilogy; the final dose. I wanted to tie up any loose ends and leave listeners satisfied but naturally wanting more (with future projects).
HCM. What are some of your greatest challenges as an artist, and what is your greatest attribute when it comes to your work ethic?
Specyal T. As a black female artist doing black music there’s always been challenges in the music industry trying to get the proper exposure and opportunities earned. My perseverance and focus.
HCM. What impression would you like listeners to be left with after hearing your music?
Specyal T. An artist and songwriter who has a cool unique vibe with always something intelligent, inspiring and interesting to say.
HCM. Is there anyone you’d like to thank, any shout outs?
Specyal T. My family, team, and Specyalites (fans) for their continued love and support.
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