Posted on February 07 2018
(SISS) Hi Shonte, Congratulations on your new album “The Introduction” so who is Shonte Renee and what are you most proud of? (Shonte) Thank you so much! I worked very hard on my album! Well Shonte Renee is a free spirit rebel, Loves to be on stage, and very hard working... I’m proud that I’m finally following my dreams! (SISS) What was one of the hardest things that you had to go through? What advice would you give someone going through the same struggle? (Shonte) Well the hardest thing I went through was losing the love of my life. He died in my arms. I still have ptsd from that! But anyone who’s gone through that or something like it, the best way to overcome is to surround yourself with people who truly love you and a relationship with God is so important! I became so close to God after that situation... Also focus your energy with things you love and enjoy! (SISS) On “The introduction” what did you enjoy the most when making it, what was the hardest part? What did you learn about yourself? (Shonte) I enjoyed the good vibes in the studio the laughs and mistakes that were funny! The hard part was picking the records and making sure it represent the vision of the first album. I learned that I’m dope as hell lol!! (SISS) How dedicated are you to fitness? What is your fitness goal? On your body, what is your favorite body part and what is your least favorite? (Shonte) Yes I love fitness! I work out 3 times a week and have a healthy diet! My fitness goal is to look more lean! My favorite body part is my boobs! I have nice double D’s! I don’t have a least favorite I love my body! (SISS) What makes you the happiest? (Shonte) Being on stage performing!!! (SISS) How do you deal with disappointment? How do you Keep Going? (Shonte) I just keep my mind on the positive and keep pushing! (SISS) Who did you work with on this new album and who would you love to work with the most in the future? (Shonte) I work with the legendary Dj Montay and had a feature with the legendary T-Pain! Also had a new and upcoming producers and writers and artist on the project! I would love to work with Timberland and Rihanna one day! (SISS) Can you tell us four things people don’t know about you? (Shonte) I’m God fearing, I’m an introvert, love being around my family more than going to a club! I love food! (SISS) How long did it take you to complete this project and what advice would you give a new artist? (Shonte) It took a year! And my advice is greatness take time! Don’t rush! (SISS) Can you tell us where else can our readers follow your daily inspiration? (Shonte) Yes! My instagram @iamshonterenee/ Twitter @shonterenee/ Facebook @shonterenee/ and Snapchat Shonte.Renee (SISS) What’s your favorite quote? (Shonte) No weapon formed against me shall prosper! (SISS) At Smart is so sexy we love to see women who are thriving in their career or business. What are you most passionate about and why? (Shonte) Of course I’m passionate about my music, I’m so in love with doing music! (SISS) Who was the most influential person in your life as far as music and why? (Shonte) Janet Jackson! I love how sexy and risqué she is! (SISS) Where were you five years ago? What advice would you tell your five years younger self? (Shonte) I was a stripper in the club! Lol I would tell myself don’t get discouraged you will be following your dreams soon! (SISS) Can you take us through a typical day? From Waking up to going to bed, Can you give us a play by play of a typical day for you? (Shonte) My regular schedule is wake up get dress for rehearsal for my shows and videos! Next gym for an hour. Then write and record all night.. oh yeah Netflix and chill before bed! (SISS) What is your favorite Food? What is your favorite book and/or the latest one you’ve read? What’s your favorite song right now? When do you feel the sexiest? (Shonte) My favorite Food is French fries! My favorite book is my astrology book.... my favorite song right now is Bruno Mars “finesse”. I feel my sexiest after my hair and makeup is done! (SISS) What does Smart is so Sexy mean to you? (Shonte) Smart is so Sexy means beauty without depth is just decoration! (SISS) Thank you so much Shonte for sharing and good luck with your new album.