Odane Whilby is an artist from the Bronx, NY. Many know him for his work with The_Ology, Christian Music Showcase held at Mott Haven Bar & Grill which takes place every 1st Saturday in the month. We wanted to know more about his music as well as whats up at The_Ology.
There will be a separate interview regarding The_ology for those of you who want to know more about the Christian Artist Showcase so stay connected to hear more.
Here is the interview regarding his dynamic music
KingdomSoldNYC: For those who haven't heard your music, how would you describe your sound?
Odane: I would describe my music as rock & soul. It's a blend of Alternative rock stylings mix with Soul and Gospel music.
KingdomSoldNYC: What inspires your as a songwriter, singer and musician?
Odane: My inspiration is love. It's the journey to understand love, that's what inspires me.
KingdomSoldNYC: What can we expect from your live performance?
Odane: I believe in performing for 1 the same way you'd perform for 1000. I sing what I believe with my whole heart. So when you come to my show you are watching a man pour himself out for sake of glorifying his creator and blessing someone.
KingdomSoldNYC: As an artist is there anything special that you would like to accomplish?
Odane: As an artist I would like to see people's lives changed and/or impacted for the better by my artistry.
I want to fulfill the purpose God has for me.
KingdomSoldNYC: Just for fun, fill in the blanks.
Without music, You would be __________?
Odane: Without music I'd probably be dead
KingdomSoldNYC: Music is __________?
Odane: Music is a miracle, and should be viewed as such, but because we have it in abundance we forget.Every time I write a song I'm like " how did that happen?"
KingdomSoldNYC: You love singing because ___________?
Odane: I love singing because it helps me express what I really want to say.
KingdomSoldNYC: Without Jesus you would be _____________?
Odane: Without Jesus I would be lost, I truly would be nothing.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.