Stefan James
Inked|November 2018
Stefan James

Looking back, how did music play a role in your childhood and adolescence? Music was everywhere. It’s the only way I ever knew how to really communicate.

What artists inspired you growing up, and helped to develop your own style? A lot different artists inspired me growing up and today. Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder for his music and his activism, Boys ll Men, Babyface, Sinatra, Luis Miguel most definitely, especially vocally. I grew up with a lot of music. There was always soul and church music at home, but R&B, for sure, has had the strongest influence on me since childhood until today. Our styles are way different, but I fuck with Travis Scott’s music heavy [sic].


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November 2018