Q.) What do you have going on that you’re most excited about?
A.) “Currently, I’m serving my country while still being able to drop my content. It’s an amazing overwhelming feeling.”
Q.) What would you say you are least excited about?
A.) “The slight down time from music I’ll have to endure while I’m deployed. The experiences will definitely shape my music, but I don’t wanna disconnect from my art for too long.”
Q.) Is there anything specific about you or your work that you think we should know about?
A.) “Like many artists, my music is all true and real experiences; especially my storytelling tracks. But the most interesting thing is my time management for creating my music, engineering it, promoting it, also creating all the content for photos/videos/merchandise, while spending 15 hours a day serving in the US Army.”
Q.) What would you consider to be a lot of money?
A.) “In theory, enough to set my family up for life. But in my current life, even $5 dollars could feed a man for a week. Gotta just bend your pennies.”
Q.) Are you in it for the money?
A.) “The truth is yes and no. Yes because that’s what my family needs. No because the emotional outlook is what I need“
Q.) Is there anything you’ve accomplished that you didn’t think you would be able to?
A.) “No, I’ve always believed in myself. Even on my lowest days I knew I’d be doing what I do and I knew I’d do it right.“
Q.) What is the first song off your catalog that you would direct a potential new fan to listen to?
A.) ” DAWG “
Q.) How many songs have you released?
A.) “Possibly a little under 100.“
Q.) Tell us about some of your works not yet released, what’s going on in the vault?
A.) “In the vault lies a couple albums, a couple EP’s, and a fuck ton of singles. They haven’t been released because I work on my music until I find full comfort in the message. Whether it be a good time or a real one; whatever I write about has to feel more than real to me.”
Q.) What do you think your role in the music community may end up being?
A.) “I think my job might just end up being to teach other artists the art of being vulnerable man. Some people be dying in the real world, struggling, suffering and have no one to talk to. They haven’t learned how to speak about it yet. But maybe hearing what I’d do, what I’m willing to reveal and endure can teach them that it’s okay not to be okay. That could save someone’s life someday.“
Q.) What is a goal you have for between now and next year?
A.) “A short term is just to get 1000 plays off a new release. My old music will get there with time but I want to be able to drop a song like NOW and already have the 1000 when I blink.“
Q.) How do you respond when people talk about being an artist like its a far fetched thing?
A.) “I don’t, it’s not my job to delegate anyones art but my own. I know what makes my art, ART, and I know what makes me an artist. You gotta learn how to pave your own path and now tread someone else’s trail.“
Q.) Who is the rapper you can first recall listening to?
A.) “Kanye West.”
Q.) What role would you say they had in the music industry?
A.) “He had the answers Sway! Nah but seriously he is definitely one of the biggest influencers of all time. It’s undeniable. I’m not riding the wave but he knew he could drop an album with no art at all ( meaning no expenses for it ) and it would make him more than he would’ve spent. He’s innovative and intuitive, sometimes you gotta be mature and just admit that.“
Q.) Do you listen to them still?
A.) “Yes I do, especially when seeking a new creative direction.“
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