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Check Out Baydin Cell’s Story

Today we’d like to introduce you to Baydin Cell.

Hi Baydin, we’re thrilled to have a chance to learn your story today. So, before we get into specifics, maybe you can briefly walk us through how you got to where you are today?
Ever since I heard “One In Million” by Aaliyah, I never shut up. I would and still sing all day long. But, singing wasn’t “manly” so I was forced to keep that dream a secret and play sports and to all that “manly” stuff. I was a competitive gymnast back in the day.

So right out of High School, I started coaching full-time for a competitive team. One of my Coworkers and fellow Coaches was also a personal trainer on the side. She coincidentally was a personal trainer for a well-known Dj & Producer “Salvi”. She showed him a few songs I had made for fun years ago, and he loved my voice and style. And the rest was history. Now for the past two years, I’ve been leaving my dream. Taking all of my sadness, anxiety, pain, hurt, and happiness out of my heart and head and into an outlet that helps me feel better every time. I like to say my music is like my photo album. Later in life, when I listen to my music, I know exactly who, what, where, why I wrote that song. And I’m sure it’ll make me cry like they do when I write them.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
It has only recently been an easier ride during my singing career. I’ve been told multiple times, “I didn’t have the look”. I once auditioned for American Idol, and the producer said I didn’t make it because “You don’t look like an American Idol”. At the time, I was 19 and didn’t understand what that meant right away, till my cry on the ride home. It’s so tiring time and time again, having someone comment on the color of your skin and how surprised a voice like that came out of someone who looks like me.

Appreciate you sharing that. What else should we know about what you do?
I think I specialize in reality. My songs are written when something major happens to me in my life. Writing is free therapy for me. It’s easier to cry and sing it out than talk to people. Most of my songs are lyrically very sad, buuuuuuut, I love Funk and Dance Music. So after writing the song and getting over the situation a little. I find an upbeat, EDM, future funk sounding beat that makes people forget the lyrics are sad. I think me being me sets me apart from everyone. Just take a listen to any of my songs. I’m sure you’ll shake your shoulders until you listen deeper into the lyrics. Then I’m sure it will make you wanna go into your room and cry and self-wallow for a few hours, lol.

If you had to, what characteristic of yours would you give the most credit to?
Genuineness, Self Love, Ego Death, Drive, Focus, Determination, Self Discovery, Research, Compromise and Cooperation.

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