The best way to understand Starringo is to simply listen to his music.. Starringo was born—DeMorris Marquin Hamburg—on April 15, 1990. Raised in the heart of Monroe, Louisiana’s most poverty stricken neighborhood, Ringo had an often tumultuous upbringing and was arrested for the first time in 2006 at the age of 16.
What drew you to the music industry?
I honestly don’t know - but I’m here.
Who are you inspired by?
I’m self inspired most of the time but also by all the people who turned their thoughts into reality!
Please explain your creative process
I don’t really have one, I just create as I go. What sticks, sticks! What don’t, don’t, I’m just living
What’s an average day like for you?
Prayer, Planning, getting to that bag, recording & time with the family
Is there a hidden meaning in any of your music?
I’m A open book, maybe certain lines I say will have some deeper meaning.
Do you collaborate with others? What is that process?
Yah, Sometimes it’s business but most times for me it’s relationship. I like to make music with people who match my energy.
Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans
What is your favorite part about this line of work? Your least favorite? Why?
Favorite part: The music and the people connecting & identifying with your music. Least fav: I don’t have one, I enjoy it all! Even the bad. Why?: Because this is LIFE and if you percieve anything in a negative way, that’s what it will be.
Have you ever dealt with performance anxiety?
All the time.
Tell me about your favorite performance venues
I enjoy them all.
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
Don’t, You will fail! Blaze your own trail