Ferhat – „Pehlivan“ + Exclusive Interview

1. Hello, thank you for your time, please introduce yourself in a few words!

I am Ferhat. I’m a musician and an actor and that makes me a very creative person.

2. Please give us an update about – new single, new album, tour dates, new videos?!

My new single „Pehlivan“ and my EP „Turkish Delights* is out now.

3. Name 5 things we all should know about you as an artist?!

5 things? Hm.. I like to make political, sensual but also funny and humoristic art that makes people think. I like to be controversial in my art and music.

4. What fashion style or brand would best describe your music?

Hm… I really like Dsquared². I think this label matches good with my music.

5. Tell us more about your songs! Topics! Message!?

Every song on my EP has the a delightful Turkish topic. From homosexuality in the Turkish culture to political changes in Turkey.  I wanted to bring things that are behind the curtains in the Turkish culture to the light of day.

6. Beside music, do you have any special talents?

Yes, I studied acting and I dance very well.

7. Being on stage feels like….!

I’m always super super nervous on stage. It feels flattering and scary at the same time.

8. How did you learn to sing/ to write/ to play??

First I studied acting. There, I learned to act and sing and also to dance. after graduating I gave myself in to the music and took a lot of classes from music theory to vocal coaching and writing lyrics.

9. A question you’d like to answer, but never been asked in an interview before?! + Answer pls

Are you single? Yes, I am.

Your Instagram handle: @iamferhatofficial