Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Jul 27th 2009 2:30PM by Linda Laban
Mosley says that he only rapped by accident on iconic FNM songs like 'We Care A Lot,' which he covers on the new record with FNM keyboard player, Roddy Bottum. Other guests on the record include Korn frontman Jonathan Davis, who duets with Mosley on the driving rap metal anthem, 'The Enabler.' Mosley met Davis in 1996, backstage at a Korn show.
"They told me if I was never born they wouldn't be a band," Mosley says. "Besides me, cause I have to like myself, Jon is probably my favorite voice in rock right now. I can't believe I'm hearing that voice I've been admiring for the past ten years on my record. I felt ... proud."
"The rapping thing started with Faith No More," he recalls of his style. "I love melodies and if it's in my range I can sing it. But their music, I couldn't hear any melodies. At the time, I was a big fan of rap, even though I wasn't any good at it.
"Let's summarize: I never could sing; I never could rap," he laughs. "But I never let that stop me."