Welcome to Top Ten With…, a fun new Q&A session where you’ll get to learn all about the music scene’s hottest artists! Today’s featured musician is Jessie and The Toy Boys, a clever electro-pop outfit that is currently opening for Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj on the Femme Fatale tour. The brainchild of Jessie Malakouti, the group consists of herself and four male mannequins! Get to know Jessie and The Toy Boys through this exclusive interview.
Top Ten With Jessie and The Toy Boys
I’m inspired by:
different things… People, places, colors, books, clothes, old Hollywood glamour.
I realized I wanted to play music when:
I sang in my elementary school’s production of “The Wizard of Oz”.
Four songs you might find on my iPod:
American Life- Madonna
Too Afraid To Love You- The Black Keys
Novacane- Frank Ocean
One word I would use to describe myself:
Sonic-Boom (does a hyphenated word count?)
The best part of being a musician is:
You get to create something from nothing every day.
Right now, I’m most excited about:
Being on tour with two of the biggest stars on the planet.
Something most people don’t know about me is:
That I speak Farsi.
One of my happiest moments was:
When I found out I was chosen to open for Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj all summer.
My music is:
my favorite thing in the whole world.
In ten years, I see myself:
Writing, producing and starring in films.
Jessie and The Toy Boys – Push It
Jessie and The Toy Boys’ EP, Show Me Your Tan Lines, is available now on Amazon and iTunes. You can catch Jessie and The Toy Boys on the Femme Fatale tour this summer with Britney Spears and Nicki Minaj – click here for tour dates. They will also be joining the Identity Festival tour later this year. Stay updated with the latest news from Jessie and The Toy Boys by following them on Facebook and Twitter.