Eli Ladon is a hiphop artist who keeps pushing his limits and makes it his sole priority of making timeless music that would stand the test of time. Rap song comes easily to Eli Ladon as he draws his musical inspiration from his surroundings.
Eli Ladon in a recent interview with Mister Styx of Musicarenagh shared how he came about with his rap name, he said;
“Elijah is my first name. The LADON is a mixture of my mothers first name and my fathers last name. Thought it was perfect.”
His latest single Lighting My way proves his prowess when it comes to making music, the flow, delivery and timing when combined makes the song addictive.
Music by Eli Ladon is described as uplifting and inspiring, with a message of hope and resilience that resonates with fans. Although Eli Ladon is self-inspired his musical style is heavily influenced by Kendrick Lamar and J Cole.
His flow is smooth and effortless with a captivating and soothing voice.
In the interview he shared more about himself and delve deeper into the kind of person he is when he is not making anything music related.
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What is your stage name:
Is there a story behind your stage name:
Elijah is my first name. The LADON is a mixture of my mothers first name and my fathers last name. Thought it was perfect
Where do you find inspiration?
Is it wrong to say I’m self inspired? I usually draw inspiration from my life and personal experiences and situations
What was the role of music in the early years of your life?
Music has always been my world. As a child teen and adult that’s all I do is listen and vibe to various artists. I fell in love with melodies at a young age
Are you from a musical or artistic family?
Not at all which is funny. I’m the black sheep. Everyone in my family have taken rolls In education and politics. I’m the only one who broke away
Who inspired you to be a part of the music industry?
Who hasn’t? Lots of artists can’t just name one.
How did you learn to sing/write/to play?
I’m self taught. Started at 8 years old
What was the first concert that you ever went to and who did you see perform
First concert was The Sugarcubes. Before Bjork branched off. It was magical I still remember
Describe your creative process
I find the inspiration in solitude. Alone with my thoughts. No distractions. I listen to my internal monologue and go from there
What is your main inspiration
Being noticed for my work. Nothing like seeing people genuinely vibing to something I created
What musician do you admire most and why?
Kendrick and Cole. Both are great writers and they still lead their audience in the right direction. Huge respect for that.
Did your style evolve since the beginning of your career?
Absolutely has. It’s still evolving
Who do you see as your main competitor?
No competition it’s love over here. We all can eat
What are your interests outside of music?
Not much unfortunately
If it wasn’t a music career, what would you be doing?
Man I have no clue
What is the biggest problem you have encountered in the journey of music
Getting my foot I’m the door. People are more jealous than anything.
If you could change one thing in the music industry, what would it be?
We need more positivity in the lyrics. People are going through real shit. Our genre should also reflect that.