A: Chris D. Staples
Q: Explain what your name means? 
A: My name is my birth name shortened. My name is Christopher Derrick Staples so I Just shortened it to Chris D. Staples.
Q: What city and state are you representing?
A: Estill Springs, TN
Q: Describe your style of singing or rapping? 
A: My style of singing is just a southern boy singing about life in general and how it has affected me on my journey.
Q: Who inspired you to pursue a music career? 
A: My community and friends and family. They have all told me I could sing but I was too nervous to go for it. After 2013 when I lost both my grandmother’s 2 weeks apart and then my mommy a month later, I realized life is too short not to go for your dreams. So now I’m singing mainly for my mom to make her proud of me.
Q: What challenges did you face as a youth in pursuit of your music?
A: The only challenge I really faced was people telling me that you’re not good enough or it’s too big of a dream, you need to settle for an everyday job.
Q: Describe your feelings when you’re recording music in the studio?
A: I have never been in a studio but when I record at home, I feel like I’m on cloud 9. When I’m singing I go to another world and it’s like a journey I’m on when hitting those notes and singing.
Q: What is the message behind your music? 
A: HOPE AND LOVE. My music is about your everyday person going through life struggles or about the blessing of a child, or needing that special someone in your life. Putting God first and doing what he says to do.
Q: What do you fear the most in this business? 
A: Flying, I have never flown and it freaks me out but I pray about it and hope for the best lol. 2). Not being good enough to compete with others in the business.
Q: Are you excited to be featured in RNH Magazine? 
A: Yes!!! Any opportunity I get to experience and then they turn around and share my music with the world is a huge blessing and I can’t wait to experience more like this!
Q: Name of Track being aired? 
A: I Need A Girl
Q: Twitter Link?
A: https://twitter.com/thestaplecenter
Q: Instagram Link?
A: https://www.instagram.com/chrisdstaplesmusic_/
Q: Facebook Link? 
A: https://www.facebook.com/chrisdstaplesmusic/
Q: Spotify Link? 
A: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1flkE6pMUhWfmCyMyLqT6A?si=QD1sIzMZQeWNSeLqoPySyw
Q: ITUNES link to your track? 
A: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/life-stories-ep/1447103608
Q: YouTube link to your VIDEO? 
A: https://youtu.be/YLdjijO6MV8