Meet Serlongki Beh an emerging young pop star in Karbi Anglong District.
Born and brought up in Vo-Thatlangso, in West Karbi Anglong District, he was one of the finalists in ‘You know you got it’ Session-I show held at Dimapur in 2015.
Sarlongki Beh completed his higher secondary and Graduation from St. Peter and St. John from Shillong respectively.
While pursuing his higher studies at Shillong he got singing/shaping micpiece platform from certain fellowships especially during freshers meet of various students communities in Shillong, for example Shillong Karbi Christian fellowship, Ao, Sema Naga fellowship and others.
His composed songs are in the tune of pop styles which fascinates young song lovers throughout the district.
At present, he is engaged in a Government job but yet his relationship with music is still at its best.
EASTERN MIRROR: Please tell us about you?
Serlongki Beh: Hello my name is Sarlongki Beh and I’m a solo artist..I was one of the finalists of ‘You Know You Got It’ talent show held in Dimapur (Nagaland).
EASTERN MIRROR: Tell us about your early phase into the music industry? How would you describe your sound/music?
Serlongki Beh: I started singing since Sunday school days and I was also a part of praise and worship group at New Life Ministry (Shillong) after which I formed a band called ‘Pattern 27’ back in my college days at Shillong.
We played mostly soft rock, pop, alternative.
EASTERN MIRROR: Who do you consider to be your most significant musical influences or inspirations?
Serlongki Beh: Ed Sheeran , acoustic pop..
Ed sheeran, Danny from The Script, Jon foreman from The Switchfoot .
EASTERN MIRROR: What has changed the most for you after making a mark in the music industry?
Serlongki Beh: After making a mark in the music industry I got to know many famous artists like Nise Murono, Alobo Naga, Alo Wanth, Kevi Pucho from the band called We The Giant (Nagaland), Grance Miller (Afalatus) Shillong..and not only that people start noticing me from every part of Northeast Region.
EASTERN MIRROR: How many originals have you released so far? And which one was your first?
Serlongki Beh: I have released only two right now ..
The first one I have released is ‘Before too late’, available on indihut.com .
EASTERN MIRROR: Have you released any of your songs on YouTube?
Serlongki Beh: Yes, I have released some of my songs on YouTube
a) Before too late
b) Kanghon Helo Kethe Nai (Love is above all)
c) Tene Un- eh
d) love yourself (cover)
e) photograph (cover)
f) someone to lean on (original)
EASTERN MIRROR: Achievements?
Serlongki Beh: Youth Icon 2015 at KYF
EASTERN MIRROR: Any upcoming programs?
Serlongki Beh: The Great Northeast Momo Festival to be held from August 25- August 27.
EASTERN MIRROR: Your favourite quote….
Serlongki Beh: “ One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain” – Bob Marley.