Former Day 26 member, Qwanell Mosley, does not want to rush success. Now going by the name Anthony Q, the solo artist wants to make sure he gets things right this time by studying and learning the art of music.
“It’s pretty cool because now I can take my time and actually study music and get to know what music is,” Anthony Q told Sister 2 Sister.
Once recognized as “Que,” the former "Making the Band" co-star is currently spending time learning the ropes from musical legend, Cuba Gooding Sr.
“Right now, he just has me watching his show and learning about old-school music,” he explained. “The first show was May 12 and I got a feel for [The Main Ingredient] style.”
His mentor’s advice has really inspired Anthony Q. “He told me to take my time and really get to know music. It’s not a rush because you want to know what you’re talking about.”
The Rochester, NY, native is focusing on the old-school style because he believes it is the key to success. But he also acknowledged that being in Day 26 had its advantages.
“To be honest, I learned a lot from Day 26 and I have a lot of respect because that is how I learned a lot of the old-school R&B. No disrespect to the guys, but I’m very happy to be Anthony Q.”
Although the solo artist isn’t quite ready to drop an album, and negotiations for another reality show are at a standstill, he believes that both projects are still possible in the near future.
As far as his personal life, Anthony Q is spending time in his hometown at his family’s Caribbean restaurant. He is looking forward to reconnecting with friends this summer and living a normal lifestyle; one that doesn’t involve romance.
“No dating! It is all about getting myself together so I can get on the stage and give my fans what they want,” said the 23-year-old.
“I just want [the fans] to know that the reason why I keep going forward and keep myself motivated is because of my faith. If you want to aspire to be anything, then you have to believe in something.”
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