Interview with Rising Star SHELNZ
Is it a new wave? Is it just a musical phenomenon? NO, IT’S SHELNZ !! you got to check out his music on Youtube and iTunes… This guy is LEGANDARRRYYYY …. EPICCC !!!! I am excited about this interview … well enough with the introductions here it is.
All right, let’s open the window, let’s get some oxygen in the room, Why do you smoke so much?
– I’ve tried to stop smoking hundreds of times, it’s easy!
Do you think other artists who don’t smoke are less superior to you?
I feel that your name SHELN is special, is it an old pharaonic name? What does your name mean?
– SHELNZ is a nickname given to me by my Greek-Egyptian girlfriend we had a relationship Ten years ago, which ended quickly.
And what does SHELNZ mean?
– I don’t know yet. if you come up with something let me know!
So what is your real name?
– Mahmoud Hesham
When did the music journey start?
– I haven’t started yet, but I almost felt like I had talent since the age of fourteen.
Who is the first person who caught your attention that you are talented in music?
– My mom
What are your musical influences?
– Demis Roussos, Freddie Mercury, Vangelis…& I’m always a big fan of classic music (Eric Satie, Bach, Chopin)
What do you think of the electro/indie music scene in Egypt?
– I don’t think there is any!
When did you start feeling that you start succeeding?
– I’m still very far away from success… success is to accomplish something.
If you make a music video, what would be like?
– It has to sort of resemble my name, Shelnz, I always have ideas of blending the classic elements and fantasies with what today’s technology can offer.
Back to the cigarettes, did anybody try to advise you to quit smoking?
– Darling, I said I’ve tried to stop smoking fu**ing hundreds of times!!!
Why does half of your Facebook real profile have in it, Demis Roussos Songs?
– I love him he’s my hero.
Are you seeing/dating/in a relationship with someone?
– No, at all… just music.
What are the qualities you are looking for in your partner? Does it include being a heavy smoker like you?
– I really have no idea, I’m still waiting for someone who can surprise me =) but I think she should be an artist in a someway.
Well before I go, Can I ask a cigarette off you?
Well! Let’s burn some cigarettes.
To know more about SHELNZ visit: https://www.shelnz.com and https://g.co/kgs/NSJiXv or follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for more updates. And you can listen to SHELNZ aka Mahmoud Hesham on Apple Music and YouTube Music.