September 12, 2016


Otep Breaks Down Voice Acting in Movies Like ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Ghostbusters’

In addition to leading the band Otep and connecting with thousands of fans onstage, Otep Shamaya has put her gifted vocals to another use by taking on some voice acting work. During a recent stop by Fuse, Otep demonstrated the type of vocal acrobatics she’s used to contribute to films like The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and the Ghostbusters reboot.

“When I was a kid, I got made fun of because of the tone of my voice,” she says. “Who’s laughing now?”

Watch above to hear Otep demonstrate some of her coolest voices, and check out her touching story of a fan gifting her daughter’s ashes to the singer-songwriter below: