Born in Kingston, JA, the country known for leaving its footprints all over the world with its sweet sound of Reggae, started singing at a young age. Karian Sang quickly discovered that her Jamaican ancestry blessed her with rhythm in her soul and a beautiful voice. Karian Sang first album single “So Insane” was added to 11 Top 40 radio stations across Canada. In 2010 the second single “Ma Jam” was also added to radio and TV (Much Music/Much Vibe). In April 2011 Karian Sang won her five WRCMA awards.
During the last year Karian Sang has gotten a new image, new songs and a more refined vision of what she wants and who she is as an artist and a person. Karian Sang talents extend beyond her captivating voice and has captured the attention of the music industry and the public with the power of her voice, lyrics, dance rhythm and natural beauty.
We got a chance to get an Official Vibe with upcoming artist Karian Sang (Lil Precious).
Official Vibes: How did you get into the business?
Karian Sang: [quote]My family realized I love writing and entertaining at a young age and even more as a teenager so my brother became my manager. I won contests, made an album and soon after I just kept winning Grammy after gram… Lol.[/quote]
Official Vibes: Describe your style.
Karian Sang: [quote]It’s very balanced sometimes. It’s simple. Sometimes its over the top. I love being real and I’m a risk taker when it comes to music because I’m open, my style is (chaotic) sexy and seductive yet confidently motivating.[/quote]
Official Vibes: Was this always your goal?
Karian Sang: [quote]Yes! I’ve always wanted to share my thoughts with the world through music plus music makes people feel good, I wanna be apart of that.[/quote]
Official Vibes: What are your inspirations?
Karian Sang: [quote]Everything I love, family, friends and fans. I’m inspired easily by my surroundings. I see so much life and beauty in everything. I feed on it till I become overwhelmingly creative.[/quote]
Official Vibes: What is your taste in music?
Karian Sang: [quote]Well truly I love many genre’s. For instance, when I’m alone, I listen to RnB and when I’m out at a event, I wanna hear dancehall. When I’m writing or preparing for something, hip hop is my meds.[/quote]
Official Vibes: Who do you aspire to be like? As successful as?
Karian Sang: [quote]I want to be an icon like Michael Jackson, unforgettable like Bob Marley respected like 2Pac, accepted like Lady Gaga, lovable like Justin Bieber and still remember to stay grounded like Karian Sang. LOL.[/quote]
Official Vibes: Did you ever think you wouldn’t get this far?
Karian Sang: [quote]I go with the flow…. though there were times when music seemed like the impossible door to kick down. My security, Jesus, told me to use my gifts and now the sky is the limit, i lost my doubts :)[/quote]
Official Vibes: What made you want to do this?
Karian Sang: [quote]I wanted people to be more motivated in going after their dreams so i decided to lead by example. I wish for every one to experience true happiness & the best way to do so is to do what you love and have balance and turn negatives into positives. I did it for myself and i want the same for others.[/quote]
Official Vibes: Tell us something little known about you. (ie. embarrassing moments, favorite food, silly obsessions)
Karian Sang: [quote]I fell asleep performing on stage due to lack of sleep. It was real messed up, LOL, but I caught myself. My favorite food is fried chicken, ackee and salt fish, fry dumpling…, oh god this is making me hungry LOL, and of course my guilty pleasures chocolate covered nuts and raisins, pistachio ice cream and rum cake. Notice i had a lot to say when it comes to food its my only temptation ;). LOL silly obsession. I prefer the lights off when I’m recording[/quote]
Official Vibes: What was it like working with Mavado on the “Take It” record?
Karian Sang: [quote]It was definitely one of those, am i dreaming moments? LOL. It was exciting for me because I was watching my dream come true as I sang for him. It was a lot of fun and he’s very talented.[/quote]
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