MDIIO Spotlight for December 12th, 2018:

Charles Honeywood

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His Demons
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Charles A. Honeywood, stage name “Honey Padre” is a songwriter & recording artist born and raised on the south side of Chicago, IL. Since the age of eight years old, he’s been blessed with the ability to play the piano and read music and has since then become a poet and songwriter. Thanks to writing catchy radio-friendly hip-hop songs that connect with audiences with the very first listen, he was blessed with the opportunity of being on the 2015 Louder than a Bomb Mix tape, and a member of Kanye West “Donda’s House” class of 2014 Alumni.

A poet by trade, he’s had a thing for writing catchy songs that leave the listener wanting with catchy hooks, and unique flow. Although his roots are firmly placed in rap and hip hop, he draws inspiration from many different lyrical and musical influences. It is versatility that had landed his tracks “His Demons” & “Baby girl” on WGCI’s “Music Monday’s” and Young Chicago Authors “Louder Than A Bomb” 2015 mix-tape. 
Music is not a new passion for him, however, after writing songs for as a hobby, he gained the attention of other artist who took a liking to his style of music. Since 2013, he has been able perform at various open mics and music festivals around the city and attend numerous networking events that has allowed him work closely with different artist and be mentored by artists in the music industry such as Che “Rhymefest” Smith.


Now, currently living in his home town, Chicago, the home of Rhythm & Blues music, he shares his time between working full-time as a Fiber Optics Technician and spending time in the studio where he writes material he hopes to pitch to publishing and licensing companies in the near future.


 

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@honeypadre