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C-Note: Interview


The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength

Success, Achievement, Heart!

Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

I am Chris “C-Note”... A funky hip-hop artist with a thuggish touch.

Why do you do what you do?

I do what I do, which is rap, because It’s all passion and love and for my family and to follow my dreams and to make changes in the world and use my music to help make the world smile. There is no career that suits me better and I enjoy every minute of working this field.

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

When I was 13 years old I knew. I had began writing when I was 10 years old in the back of my grade 5 classroom. Later by the time I turned 13 in grade 7, I recorded a song with 2 of my cousins. They were just in it for fun but once I had heard myself rapping, it was like love at first sight. From then on I have been working on improving and striving in my musical career, aiming for the top !

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

In high school I used to get a lot of people making fun of me for being a rapper. People just didn’t want to accept it, and I wasn’t all that great. But I was in like grade 10. People would play my music just to laugh, and I’d get some comments online that weren’t all that pleasant. But I just kept going and used it as motivation, got over that hump, and continued on. I would say my closest friends and family helped me get over that and keep going, but a lot of it came from within myself as well. The “hate” really just pushed me to get better!

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

Eminem inspired me to start rapping, Tupac inspired me to make sure my lyrics are on point, Frank Sinatra inspired the upbeat happy style of music I do. Funk music inspired my funky style incorporated in some songs. I have actually had many talks with people thinking about giving up on their dreams where I talked and inspired them to continue to strive and explained how the only way to fail is to give up and the only way to not make it is to not work hard enough. Makes me feel great every time I inspire someone to follow their dreams!

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

Performed at a talent show in grade 8, was not prepared and kept the vocals in the backtrack… Now I’m always prepared and make performance versions of the songs for doubles rather then the actual song playing in the background.

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

At the moment I am working on my “Just Smile” mixtape as well as my “Rhyme Skiiming” mixtape and have performances for the summer like June 8th at the Revival in Toronto, Canada. As well as a few music videos in the process at the moment so be on the look out for those !

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general - It could be about anything)

If you want to do something then do it. If you want to be something then be it. Don’t ever let peoples opinions change your view on your life because you can’t please everyone anyways. Your goals and your dreams are yours and nobody but you will know what you want and need so you have to be prepared to work hard for what you want. But if its what you really want then you’ll do it and you’ll do it great... because you can ! Follow your dreams even when they don’t seem real to others because they're still real to you !

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

Thank you for your time and I appreciate this. Please check out and download my new single “Funk Back” at and be on the look out for the music videos that are on their way. Also please follow me on Twitter at @yaboicnote find me on Facebook at and download my music at

Thanks again for your time and have an awesome week !


C-Note: Profile 


Full name

Chris “C-Note” Saghbini



Place of Birth? (city, country)

Ottawa, Canada

Where you live now? (city, country)

Ottawa/Toronto, Canada

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)

Terbol, Zahle, Lebanon

First Language?


What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)

Independent Musician

How long have you been doing it?

11 years

Fav Song

Life Goes On – Tupac

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