Crystal Genesis is a new dazzling gem on the local music scene, whose music enchants and transports listeners to other realms. In this exclusive Q&A, we will delve into the enigmatic persona of Crystal Genesis, exploring the unique qualities that set her apart from others in the industry. We will uncover her creative process, inspirations, and multidimensional music-making approach. As an up-and-coming artist, Crystal Genesis brings a fresh wave of creativity and individuality, enchanting and inspiring all who have the pleasure of experiencing her artistry.
Who is Crystal Genesis?
Crystal Genesis is an artist with a truely unique style that blends many contrasting elements. Her vocals flow seamlessly across her music, whether singing over ghostly instrumentals or rapping over hard-hitting distortions, capturing life's tranquility and turbulence. Her musict is a captivating fusion of light and darkness, embodying the silent power of the feminine energy that she exudes. With every entry into her growing discography, she invokes the divine, creating a genuinely esoteric experience. Her work is a testament to the beauty and complexity of life, and her artistry reflects her inner journey toward self-discovery.
Hailing from Wilmington, Delaware, her musical journey began in 2018 while studying at Rowan University in South Jersey. There, she met many inspiring people who encouraged her to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter. Driven by her passion for music, Crystal seamlessly transitioned from writing poetry to composing songs that touched the soul. Her debut EP, "Love Bug," which she recorded herself on GarageBand, was a testament to her musical prowess and marked the start of her incredible journey as an artist.
Artistic Influences and Inspirations
Crystal finds her inspiration in a diverse range of artists like ASAP Rocky, Erykah Badu, The Weeknd, Kali Uchis, ICYTWAT, MIA, and Britney Spears. This unique blend has influenced her music style and sound.
Memorable Sets and Performances
Crystal envisions her performances as a shared experience of love. She wants her audience to leave feeling elated, carrying the positive energy from start to finish. A memorable gig for her was her birthday in 2023, where she performed at a women's empowerment festival in her home state. The energy was electric, with people singing along and a supportive crowd of fellow female artists. She’s has also recently performed at the infamous Rowan venue, The Grotto. Her live set at “The Underground” made me a fan huge fan of hers. Seeing her hold her own and outshine more experienced rappers inspired me to connect with her and spread the world about this rising star.
Highlighted Project: "The Forest EP" and "Persephone"
Crystal's latest project, "The Forest EP," is a mesmerizing musical journey you can't miss. This powerful collection of songs showcases Crystal's evolving artistry and draws you in with its haunting melodies and captivating lyrics. And for an even more exclusive experience, listen to her song "Persephone" on SoundCloud. With its ethereal soundscapes and introspective lyrics, it's a true masterpiece that will leave you in awe of Crystal's creative expression.
Crystal Genesis emerges as a rising star with a distinctive sound transcending conventional boundaries. Her music is a journey into the unknown, a fusion of influences, and an enchanting experience that leaves a lasting imprint. Keep an eye on this mystical artist as she continues to weave her musical magic, leaving audiences captivated and yearning for more. For more burgeoning South Jersey artists follow us at Lucid Media Blog or check out our website.