Miss Street Cred for July is Estelle Rubio, and Mr Street Cred is Simon Charles. Check out snippets of their interviews below, but for the full story check out the July edition!
Firstly, what it is you do
exactly, for those who don’t know?
I’m basically a music producer/musician singer. I’m also a bit of a geek girl and a tech head and I love encouraging women to embrace technology and use it in their lives and in their works.
As a music producer it’s a very male industry. I also lecture at a very cool place called tech music school which has a very good reputation for churning out good people.
When did you first realise you had a passion with Jazz Music?
Well jazz, any musician who works their salt has studied Jazz at some point. I used to be in a jazz duo with a guitarist playing all the jazz standards.
I got to perform at Bastille in Paris and places in Amsterdam. I was singing everywhere, if you can sing jazz standards then you’re always employable.
Simon, firstly tell us some background information about yourself.
I am 18 years old living in Sutton Coldfield in Birmingham originally from Leamington Spa. I have supported Birmingham City FC the whole of my life throughout the high and lows. I have been playing football since the age of 7 playing for a local club around my area until I was 15 when I had moved on to better clubs to improve myself.
How did you get to where you are today?
I got where I am at this moment in time thanks to my family, friends and past/present coaches. Ever since I was young they would give me constructive criticism on my training and match performances and where I had done good and where I could improve.
If it wasn’t for my step brother listing me up clubs to apply at then I probably would have given up. I thank everyone, you know who you are.