Getmybuzzup: Tell us a little about yourself? (Such as where your from, etc)
Linda Washington: My name is Linda Washington and I am from Springfield mass born and raised I am a mother of four, I have been working in the medical field as a nurse for over 15 years, I am a published author of my book called )Forbidden and broken finding love behind the scars_ I am a breast cancer survivor and just became a recording artist of my sing called (Missing you ft Superstar Lamar).
Getmybuzzup: How long have you been in the music industry?
Linda Washington: I am new at all this I just started early this year in 2020. I always enjoyed singing in church when I was younger.
Getmybuzzup: How did you get started in the music business in the first place?
Linda Washington: After my breast cancer and how I was physically and mentally and verbally abused. Was told I needed to get used to being treated like this because I wasn’t a real woman anymore. That no one would ever want me hearing and going through that it scared my soul, To the point, I gave up on dating for over ten years and I wrote my song to help cancer survivors not go through what I did, I want them to believe and find love again and to be loved for who they are not what they went through.
Getmybuzzup: How would you describe your latest single “Missing You”?
Linda Washington: My single is about missing yourself after breast cancer, Finding your inner peace within to know that you are more than your disease.
Getmybuzzup: What was it like working with Superstar Lamar on the single?
Linda Washington: It was amazing working with Superstar Lamar, He felt and heard my pain and help me wrote this wonderful song. This song comes from the deeper part of my soul.
Getmybuzzup: When can fans expect the visuals for this single?
Linda Washington: I am working on that right now, planning on doing something online.
Getmybuzzup: Who are your inspirations in the music industry?
Linda Washington: I am old school, and I like Luther Vandross, Barry White, and Keith Sweat. Songs that had meaning to them.
Getmybuzzup: How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?
Linda Washington: I am a published author of (forbidden and broken finding love behind the scars) and I write about my life experiences in my life.
Getmybuzzup: What is the concept behind your forthcoming project if your working on one?
Linda Washington: To help breast cancer survivors believe that they are beautiful inside and out and that everyone deserves to be love. To never give up on finding and believing in love again.
Getmybuzzup: Any plans on touring to promote your latest single?
Linda Washington: Everything is up in the air with this virus. But I would love to.
Getmybuzzup: How difficult is it juggling being an artist as well as being an author?
Linda Washington: There’s no juggling because I write what I am feeling and I take from there and sing from the heart. They really work together.
Getmybuzzup: What made you get into writing books?
Linda Washington: Because of what I had to endure when I decided to try dating again after breast cancer. The shame and the hurt of being rejected over and over again because you are a breast cancer survivor. People making you feel worthless because you are a breast cancer survivor.
Getmybuzzup: What did you buy with your first check off music?
Linda Washington: I haven’t made any money yet, But when I do I will pay off my bills.
Getmybuzzup: What are must-haves when your in the studio working?
Linda Washington: Quiet, Because I want to feel what I am singing about.
Getmybuzzup: What is the best piece of advice in this business you actually followed?
Linda Washington: Know who to trust because Everyone isn’t for you so you have to know who is there for you and who wants to see you fail. And.What I notice you will have complete strangers in your corner and not too many family. You have to be cautious to see who has your best interest at heart no who is there for you and who’s not. Having the right people in your corner.
Getmybuzzup: Will you be collaborating with any other artists in the future?
Linda Washington: I hope so, That’s been a dream of mine.
Getmybuzzup: What artist have you had the pleasure of working with and what was it like?
Linda Washington: I would have to say none right now. Because I am new at this just getting out there.
Getmybuzzup: Name an artist that you would love to work with?
Linda Washington: Ne-Yo and Mary J Blige!
Getmybuzzup: Do you think your music is mostly enjoyed more for the beats or for the lyrical flow and content?
Linda Washington: I would have to say both, Missing you have a good beat, But the lyrics have a strong message. But the beat get’s them all the time.
Getmybuzzup: What area do you need to improve on in regards to your career? (Example: Better production, Delivery, Stage presence, etc..)
Linda Washington: Is to have better delivery and stage presence which I am looking forward to.
Getmybuzzup: What’s your all-time favorite song?
Linda Washington: Make it last forever, by Keith Sweat.
Getmybuzzup: What was the last album you listened to?
Linda Washington: Wow I would have to say, Ne-Yo
Getmybuzzup: Your favorite artist of all time and why?
Linda Washington: I would have to say Keith Sweat because they had a story that you could understand. That was love music!
Getmybuzzup: Whose your fav five artists right now?
Linda Washington: Ne-Yo, Mary J, Drake, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran.
Getmybuzzup: In your opinion who is the most influential and successful artist in your genre today and why?
Linda Washington: I love Mary J Blige she is the one that made me want to get into music.
Getmybuzzup: Who have been some of your favorite artists that you’ve been able to work with?
Linda Washington: I haven’t worked with any yet but you could always dream, And I would love to work with Ne-Yo.
Getmybuzzup: How do you feel about the current state of music?
Linda Washington: Today’s music talks too much about sex and you have to really listen to what the person is saying.
Getmybuzzup: Any dream award shows you hope to one day play at?
Linda Washington: I would love to get a music award
Getmybuzzup: What is your main goal as far as music?
Linda Washington: If I could reach just one person with my music and book then I have accomplished what I was meant to do.
Getmybuzzup: Who would you say your music relates to the most?
Linda Washington: Everyone, because my music is about life and what’s happening in the world today.
Getmybuzzup: What separates you from other artists? (What’s makes you different?)
Linda Washington: Because I sing about a life experience that one goes through in life.
Getmybuzzup: When you’re not in the studio, What do you like to do for fun and relaxation?
Linda Washington: I am very family oriented so I like to spend time with my family and friends.
Getmybuzzup: If you could work with any producer who would it be?
Linda Washington: Since I really don’t know any producers I am open to working with anyone that could help me get my music to the world.
Getmybuzzup: What’s the biggest highlight of your career thus far?
Linda Washington: Taking care of people because I am a nurse and that’s my joy.
Getmybuzzup: What is your dream venue to perform at?
Linda Washington: Being new at this any venue would be a dream to me.
Getmybuzzup: What artist music are you currently a fan of?
Linda Washington: Ne-Yo
Getmybuzzup: When performing live what are some of the things you do to get the crowd involved?
Linda Washington: Get them all up and rocking to the beat of the music.
Getmybuzzup: When performing live and the crowd is singing along how does that energy make you feel?
Linda Washington: Amazing!
Getmybuzzup: What’s the name of the last book you read and by whom?
Linda Washington: Roots by Alex Haley!
Getmybuzzup: What’s your favorite sports team and why?
Linda Washington: The New England Patriots, That’s where I grew up.
Getmybuzzup: Who’s your favorite actor or actress and their best movie?
Linda Washington: Angela Bassett and Tyler Perry. I love all of Tyler Perry shows and Angela Bassett in Waiting to Exhale.
Getmybuzzup: Name someone famous who inspires you and why?
Linda Washington: Mary J Blige; she made me realize you could come through anything and be stronger in the end.
Getmybuzzup: What can we expect from you in the future?
Linda Washington: More music and more books
Getmybuzzup: Anything else you wanna add?
Linda Washington: I want everyone to watch out for Linda Washington because I will be coming out with more music.
Getmybuzzup: Where can the fans check out for your music?
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