Every once in a while, a voice so smooth and engaging comes to the public’s attention that one cannot help but be caught under its’ hypnotic spell. I’m quickly reminded of a quote which states that “music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.”
Myra Maimoh is one such individual who channels her life experiences into a debut album ("Answer'd me"), which has songs that touch on the perennial issues of fear and love we're all confronted with in today's world. Yet ever-so assuredly, she brings the enthralled listener to a place of peace and empowerment by the end of the last note of this eleven track CD. Myra is a beautiful new singer who I think has a dynamic voice. You can feel her joy, her pain, her happiness in the songs that she sings. So soulful and genuine. You can tell it comes from her heart. Her hard work on this album won her two Platinum Auddy Awards for this debut effort. I recently landed an interview with this native-born Cameroonian, currently resident in Germany, courtesy of the publicity outfit of her Hitsmith Records label. Below is the full text of that interview.
Thank you for granting me this interview. Can we begin by having you tell us a bit about yourself?
Thank you for having me! I come from Kumbo in the Northwest Province of Cameroon. I grew up in Bamenda with my large family. I love to write poems or dance when I´m not singing. I like to take on new challenges all the time, meet new people, exchange views or learn from each other...
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