Originally I am from Winston-Salem North Carolina where an athletic background was established. I have a passion to succeed as well as a strong sense of teamwork because of sports.
A little about me is I am an up-lifter in my everyday practices. I genuinely want those putting their pride aside in order to pursue their dreams to reach their goals.
Who was some of your musical influences coming up?
My musical influences coming up were No limit and Cash Money were heavily influential because of the amount of music they dropped along with the artistry attached to one team.
Describe what your process is like for making music? Do you have any rituals or specific routine?
When it comes to writing I tend to jot things down throughout the day therefore when I sit down to find a beat (rather it be YouTube, saved beats in my iTunes library, samples in my email, producers who have established websites, or bets that I’ve made) I know what sound I’m looking for. Making sure the beat matches my flow is big. I have No specific routine; I just let my feelings take me to that special place. The one ritual I’d say has remained consistent over the years is not to get stuck on one song, I always make sure to do multiple hooks, and start at least 2 verses to follow-up with.
Who are some artist that have inspired you and why
The Artist that have inspired me and why:
Nas- Intellect, peaceful mannerism, lyricism, sincerity to himself
Tupac- Aggression, Compassion, Leadership qualities, Work Ethic
Big Krit- His underground grind seemed so tangible at a time where I’d never thought about doing music. He inspired me to pursue my dreams.
J.Cole- His will to win, NC roots, Soulful influence
There are many more influential figures but I always go with my top “4”
How would you describe your studio vibes?
My Studio vibes are pretty easy to follow. Time is Money therefore it gets hard to relax with your product. I’m far from serious in the studio however when its grind time I go into a different mode. I prefer to have everything lined up to make it easier and more worthwhile for my engineer at the time. When I’m in a beat session I relax a lot more in order to find the appropriate Vibe.
What are your thoughts on the current state of hip=hop music today?
The current state of hip-hop in my personal opinion is evolving with the popular culture. As society is changing so is preference peoples ear. 80’s were the authentic generation, 90’s were the gritty foundation, 00’s were the bling/pop rap era, now were in a trap driven game. The significance of the hip hop genre will not die because of its rich past; therefore regardless of were the mass is swayed growth in evolution is needed.
What music are you listening to these days? Any artist that you think is SuperDope?
The music that I am listening to these days are Larry June, 21 Savage, Lil Boosie, J.Cole, Kevin Gates and Rihanna, just to name a few. Rihanna is SuperDope to me right now.Kevin Gates has a Super Dope movement with BWA also
What are you three favorite Hip Hop Songs at the moment?
My 3 Favorite Hip Hop songs at the moment are:
50 Cent Know- I’m the man
Kevin Gates- I love it
Young Greatness- Moolah
If you could work with any artist you wanted, who would be your dream collaboration?
The one artist that I’d say is my dream collaboration is Big Krit.
What can people expect next from you?
People can expect a genuine artist. I don’t like to predict what I don’t know; however I will continue to push myself past my limits. So as Biggie said “sky’s the limit”. #Respect
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