ILLiJah, is an American R&B/Pop singer, from Brunswick,Maine. He got his stage name from friends when he was 16 years old because of his singing style. His friends claimed that he was so "ill" a voice that's very unique, and almost unheard of, thats how his name ILLiJah came about. He started singing at 9 years old. He was inspired by Usher's "My way" album. Some of his favorite singers include Marvin Gay, Boys II Men, Luther Vandross, Bobby Brown, and many other R&B legends. After graduating high school, ILLiJah was not sure what he wanted to do; over the years, music had become the epicenter of his life, and not sure of what do after high school, he decided to focus on music and was determined to pursue this hidden talent within him. In the spring of 2010 he decided hit the studio and work on his first mixtape. From that mixtape , his hit single " On My Way" has gotten spins on major radio stations in Boston,Mass, Nashau,NH and Porltand,ME and played in clubs all over New England.
He has a unique voice which separates from other r&b pop singers, he also writes all his music. He is truly multi-talented individual, he not only sings, but he is also good rapper. There'll be plenty more new music to come Add his facebook fanpage, Also add him on twitter, and check it his you-tube videos.
1. How long have you been making music?since i was 112. What is your perception on originality in making music?Be real and authentic3. Since you stay in the studio, do you write for others as well?Not yet but i will be4. Do you have any obstacles in making music?No5. What is your goals with making music your career?To…See More
What is your background? Tell us where you grew up and some information about your upbringing/experiences as a youth:From birth to about 13 years of age I spent my pre-adolescent years with my mother, 1 brother and 3 sisters. My mother being unemployed, we relied on government assistance as far as food stamps, government housing etc. I grew up not having a lot but my siblings and I had the essentials to get by: food, shelter, clothes and school supplies obviously for school. As I grew…See More