We all know the heavy hitters of EDM, but the community is so vast and wide it’s easy to look over the underdogs that are making waves in the community. Stormy Monroe is one of those artists. Hailing from New Orleans and settling in Atlanta, Monroe has won over the EDM community with her love of music and dance. Though she may not be a household name, she hasn’t gone completely unnoticed by her peers. Her awards include the WNBA Inspiring Woman Award, the Atlanta Women Are Awards, Most Creative Music Project: MVP TV Network, and Bold Women of Buckhead Award.
Monroe is about to turn heads with her new album Venom Kisses, which features the hot new single “Booted,” produced by DJ Speedy and The University. Before you check our her new record, get to know more about Stormy Monroe with this exclusive interview.
What do you feel is your personal brand?
My personal brand is very inspiring. I want my brand to motivate people and show that no matter what obstacles you are facing, you can still achieve your dreams.
At what age did you realize you wanted to be a performer?
In elementary school, my brother and I started dancing together and people would gather around and watch us perform.
How do you stay inspired to create music?
I know there is always room to grow and knowing that inspires me to be creative and focus on my music.
There are a lot of artists we now consider iconic, but it’s a word that also gets tossed around a lot. What does it take to be iconic?
To be iconic you have to go against the grain and step outside of the box. In order to keep your listeners engaged you have to do something that you have never done before.
Who do you consider to be your peers in your field?
I consider my peers to be people that are motivated individuals and that are a positive aspect in my life.
Who are your top two role models?
Adele and Kelley Lester. I love Adele because she is very unique with her music and wants to inspire people through her music.
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