Conceptual Music for a Sustainable Generation
Interview with Taylor Torch
Performance during the MTREEZY season 5 at Alliance Française early June 2021
Taylor Torch known as Robin Jambo is an artist from the North side of the Coastal Region. A Humanitarian, a Social media Influencer, Designer (owner of 21artvibe & TiTi) and a Communication Specialist at Youth and Women for Peace and Sustainable Development (YOWPSUD).
On an a one-on-one interview with Coast Celebrities, an upcoming platform for exposing, empowering and embracing the Coastal Region Showbiz, we got to learn more about him.
What first got you into music?
The situation that I was in during my high school level. The environment was not that good and the experiences I went through were similar to jail.
Who inspired you to make music?
I use music as my coping skill towards stress management so basically my inspiration comes with the happenings on every moment, whether happiness or sad moments.
How would you describe the music that you typically create?
What is your creative process like?
I dwell a lot of beat marketplaces, globally cos that’s where I find inspirational beats that lead me to my content. I do a lot of meditation on the instrumental putting my creativity inline my lifetime and current personal life objectives.
Who would you most like to collaborate with?
Mostly I prefer collaborating with the holy spirit, I believe there is always someone inside that always direct me to the right direction.
If you could go open a show for any artist who would it be?
Globally, I would really love to open a show for artists like Mozzy, Jay Stone and YG
What is one message you would give to your fans?
Things change, mindset change and you can make it happen
What is the most useless talent you have?
Never had one in mind
Do you sing in the shower? What songs?
I practice most on how my voice should sound when I’m on stage
What would you be doing right now, if it wasn’t for your music career?
I could be a communications guy in an organization playing all that PR cos I do do that partly as my side show career to keep some things running
Where have you performed? What are your favorite and least favorite venues? Do you have any upcoming shows?
I have been at the Coke Studio Mombasa edition at the Mombasa Sports Club where I share stage with artists like Octopizzo. I have also performed on Industry Nite show in Nairobi at Treehouse. I have also performed at Alliance Francaise MTReez edition 5 and it was fantastic.
How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?
A lot, the internet has made it easy for my fans to get close to me. I have had the best time of my music career lately with the linkages to bigger platforms and music entities which I ever dreamt of engaging with.
What is your favorite song to perform?
All my songs are favorite
Which famous musicians do you admire?
The late Nipsey Hussle and Mozzy
What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into?
Not being true to myself
What is the best advice you’ve been given?
Staying in my lane and humble
If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
Not really change but I’d rather contribute to the sensitization on musical content, distribution and publishing
What’s next for you?
Check out #BeforeIFall by Taylor Torch, as he sets the pace for he's fellow artists and youth in general by aligning his content with Sustainable Development Goals. Before I Fall pin points on he's responsibilities as a youth in the community. "Responsibilities begins by your very own" he added, "Taking care of your environment and people around it is personal responsibility for everyone."