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#MusicExchange: Eggsta releases new single "Bae" with Lee Cole

South African-born, now Netherlands-based, electronic dance music artist Eggsta (a.k.a. Eden Michelle) releases her latest single "Bae" with South African pop singer Lee Cole.
Eggsta and Lee Cole's collaboration on “Bae”, a millennial acronym for “Before Anyone Else” was recorded whilst she was in South Africa during the 2020 global pandemic.

“I remember hearing his song “I Don’t Wanna Wait” and thinking I had to have him on "Bae". I knew his sultry, jazzy vocal would complement the song perfectly. He nailed it in basically one take and I couldn’t be happier to have him on this song. I really love how our voices are so incredibly different yet blended so perfectly together on "Bae.” says Eggsta on collaborating with Lee Cole.



I spoke to Eggsta last week.

BizcommunityThe new decade means:

New perspective.

BizcommunityFame is about:

Having reach to share a message.

BizcommunityRetirement will happen when:

I’m too old to stand behind the decks.

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BizcommunityI don't do:

Pineapple on pizza.

BizcommunityMy music is about:

Change, stories of hope and relatable circumstances that most share.

BizcommunityWhere do you go for inspiration to create?

Generally, behind a piano or a guitar strikes the flow in me.

BizcommunityWhat is the most enjoyable aspect of your work?

Creating the song in studio and watching it build layer by later.

BizcommunityThe song you must do in every show:

"You & I" has been a favourite for a while now.



 
BizcommunityAny funny moments on stage?

Definitely, when I was asked to play happy birthday on piano and I played the wrong melody.

BizcommunityWhich living person do you admire most and why?

Avril Lavigne. She has been an idol of mine for her songwriting, message and brand as a whole since I was a teen.

BizcommunityWhat is your most treasured possession?

The piano my mom bought for me when I was 9.

BizcommunityIts your round what are you drinking?

Vodka straight.

BizcommunityWhat makes you stand out?

I love that I’m a woman and I can produce my own content.

BizcommunityNicknames?

EGGY, Edes

BizcommunityIf you were not a musician what would you do?

Marine Biology for sure.

BizcommunityWho would play you in a Hollywood Blockbuster and why?

Kirsten Stewart, apparently, we look alike and have similar mannerisms.

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BizcommunityPick five words to describe yourself?


Mysterious, cuddly, nerdy, passionate, ambitious

BizcommunityFavorite fashion garment:

Jeans

BizcommunityGive us some real proper slang and what it means:

Yamma - Delicious

BizcommunityWhat do you complain about most often?

Not being able to travel easily anymore.

BizcommunityWhat is your fear?

Snakes

BizcommunityOn stage I tend to:

Get into my head about what everyone is thinking.



BizcommunityDo you do charity work and if you do –what do you do?

This is a huge passion of mine. I work a lot with RAK Events, Meals on Wheels, Women Against Rape and CANSA.

BizcommunityWishes and dreams?

To consistently learn and grow and tour/perform in more parts of the world.

Download, or Stream “Bae” here.

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About Martin Myers

Co-owner at Triple M Entertainment, founder Music Exchange, manager Sipho Hotstix Mabuse

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