After last year's fail, Ukraine has to set the record straight. Vidbir's second semi-final will be held on Saturday, and DILEMMA will be among the contestants!
How would you define yourself in one word?
How would you describe your state of mind when you're on stage?
It's like !!YES!!, that is where your soul belongs to. That is the place where you get all a spectre of emotions.
How would you quickly tell the story of the group?
Started from the bottom now we here! :))))
Me and Masta (second band member) we were b-boys and all started from that point in 2004! Music became a big part of our lives through dancing...and then we decided to make music and songs on our own! So basically, dancing influenced us to become DILEMMA music band
How does one make you angry?
Wow, I realised that I can't even remember the last time I have been angry at someone... I am a very positive person! Well ok, maybe if I'm hungry... I can turn into Hulk, hahaha
How does one make you happy?
Oh! My happiness is equal to what I'm creating and bringing to this world... it is like when your mind and soul get together clapping their hands and shouting “YEEEH”! That is 1000% happiness.
Of course my loved ones, ocean waves, snowboarding, friends make me happy! But the sense of happiness doubles, when I create something.
How would you define your taste in music?
I'm a big hip-hop and r'n'b fan! All that has that vibe and groove - I can dance to forever haha. So I think my taste in music in general is progressive, but I love melodies. Melodies rule the Music World. Now I discovered a new artist named Eshtar - you should listen to for sure!
If there was just 1 artist you could listen to for the rest of your life, who would it be?
Oh, man! It's a hard one...Frank Sinatra and The Black Eyed Peas
What can you tell us about your song? Can you give us its title?
This song is a PARTY song, which makes you dance off your feet in 30 seconds... with very high BPM (131 bpm) very catchy, and very booming! With a very sexy female voice, I love them so much. It's a song about right NOW! In this moment you are into this party and everything is happening right now! The song title is “На Патi” (In a Party)
How did you make the decision of entering Vidbir this year?
The music producer of this year's Eurovision Vidbir said that this year they want a progressive trendy music, so if you talking about trendy and progressive music - HERE WE ARE!
How would you make us want to come to Ukraine?
Well, if you’re seeking for talented musicians and sound producers - it's Ukraine.
If you’re seeking for the most beautiful girls in the world - it's Ukraine.
If you are seeking for a tasty cuisine - it is Ukraine
If you want to spend 500 euros and party for 3-4 days in a row - it is Ukraine ;))))
If you want to come - come in summer!!! And call me, hahaha.
How do you picture Eurovision in 10 years?
Recently I watched a funny video on the evolution of Eurovision in the last 50 years. How the scenery was changing, shootings, scenes. Very interesting! For example, in the past 10 years, screens have dominated Eurovision. Screens on the floor, in the foreground, background. All the shows of last year's winner from Portugal - this beautiful forest and trees - it's all screens and projections. As part of the technology, Eurovision is ahead of everyone. The best of the best work here. Therefore, in 10 years, Eurovision will be incredible! Holograms, different cool optical pieces. I'm sure if we were shown, even just a minute slice of Eurovision 2028 - we would be blown away!
How are you going to win Eurovision 2018?
We are gonna do a very cool and colourful performance with a super party song, it's like two explosive components! People won't stop dancing after our performance...The beat will get right into everyone’s heart!
Jay and DILEMMA, thank you very much for this interview! You'll be able to party with them on stage this Saturday!
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