Artist Spotlight: Kris Williams


Kris Williams, nickname Takeda, is a first-year student from Tallahassee. He is planning on majoring in Animation and Film Studies. Kris writes songs and one of his latest creations combines his love of music and video production. It is a song inspired by the recent violence in Syria.

Kris Williams

“Every day we talk about how violence needs to stop, and we need to change. But nobody is doing, they’re just saying,” Williams said “People in their own country are getting murdered, even little kids. And the message is that we need to make a change, stop all these wars, stop fighting with our people Just make peace again so we can live as one.”

Career goals: “To keep writing music, hopefully have everyone support me, to finish college, and to have my career in animation take off.”

Hobbies: Draw, play video games and eat

Favorite genres of music: Rap, Disney classics, video game soundtracks

Favorite musical artists: L.A Capone, SD, Famous Dex, Lil Uzi Vert

Favorite movie: DragonBall Z : Battle Of Gods

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world (living or dead), whom would you choose: My Aunt

Favorite quote: “We all have inner demons to fight, we call these demons, fear and hatred and anger. If you do not conquer them then a life of one hundred years is a tragedy. If you do, then a life of a single day can be a triumph.” – IP Man