Rostam’s 30 – Silver Medallion’s Interview
Posted 1/24/13 by DJ Rostam
Rostam’s 30 is LTCL Magazine’s new initiative led by DJ Rostam to introduce new hot artists to our college readers. Simply put, we interview these artists with 30 questions and provide their music links for you to download and listen to daily. Let us know what you think about Silver Medallion with a comment below!
Silver Medallion is one of the freshest musical talents on the market who has just been called the ‘Next Avicii’ by Hollywood Life, and the ‘Hottest Rising Artist in the Music Scene by Young Hollywood. Silver Medallion has performed across the nation alongside Avicii, LMFAO, Benny Benassi, Dev, Chiddy Bang and countless others.
He can also be found in Vogue, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly and OK Magazine.
Silver Medallion’s Interview
- Full Name: Oren Jay
- Stage Name: Silver Medallion
- Occupation: Singer/DJ
- Genre: Electronic Dance Music
- Gender: Male
- Age: 25
- Where did your stage name come from? A bank robbery gone wrong.
- Where are you from? Honolulu, HI.
- Where did you start your career? Phoenix, AZ.
- What city do you represent? New York, NY.
- What gave you that initial push? Radio support in Phoenix
- How long have you been in the industry? 5 years.
- If you had to give a thank-you speech, who would you thank and what would you say? My spiritual guide and Charles Buchowski. I’d tell them they’re horrible people.
- What makes you a softie? Bear Cubs.
- What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? Fly!
- What are three hobbies of yours other than what you do? Basketball, alcoholism and surfing.
- Pepsi or Coke? Coke.
- Rap or Hip Hop? Hip Hop.
- House or Dubstep? Dubstep.
- What do you eat a lot more than anything else? Whiskey!
- What was the first event you ever played at/put on? Show in a local bar in Phoenix called Yucca Tap Room.
- What are some of your accomplishments in the field? Winner of the Most Ratchet Twitter DM’s of 2012.
- What makes you different than everybody else in the industry? My general lack of giving a f*ck.
- Do you produce? If so do you prefer performing or producing? Yes, I prefer performing however.
- Who would you love to perform with? Rage Against the Machine!
- What’s your longterm goal? To own my own island.
- When all the partying is over how do you like to chill out? I love playing basketball to relax.
- Funniest thing that ever happened at an event? Toilet paper cannon incident gone wrong.
- What advice would you give to up and coming artists? Give up now.
- What are your goals for 2013? Get Miley Cyrus as a snapchat contact.