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How did you start making music?
Well I always been a fan of music all my life and of course my favorite genre is Hip Hop/Soul Hip Hop but I think outside the box so my ears have always been open to different genres. I start making music at 14/15 but I lost hope in all my teen life so I was on and off took months off in between due to being broke at an early age. I started recording upstate on a laptop through an installed microphone before SoundCloud and when SoundCloud came about like a year or 2 later in my friend hallway or in my bedroom before I got kicked out so yea that’s how music came onto me and I’m grateful for it.

Where are you from?
I was born in the south and 2 weeks later my mom and dad brought me to The Bronx where my dad was born and Great Grandmother raised me until my dad came back home from a 3 year jail sentence and moved upstate so basically I’m from The Bronx, New York first and foremost but in between I live upstate at times.

Growing up who did you listen to?
Growing up I was listening to to Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Juelz Santana, Jay-Z, Fabolous, J.COLE R & B & Some Gospel My Grandma & Pops Played But My Favorite Of All Time Is Tupac Shakur.

What inspires your music?
What inspires my music is all the struggles I went through in this society as a teen, being abandoned by close people, my environment, people, and my experiences overall.

Why do you take creating music more serious now than ever before?
Why I take music more serious now is because I found hope I’m more at ease now I have more time now and a studio where I feel comfortable I can be me and not be lied to and I have a good job now. Creating music was always in my heart I just let myself down while in reality I was down so I gave up in between times I realize now that this is very therapeutic for me and it helps me when I release my pain through a microphone.


What’s the biggest city you’ve been to?
The biggest city that I’ve been to I would have to say where I’m from NYC, or Dallas as a little little kid. Good question

What’s your most favorite city to visit?
I never really traveled yet only places is on the east coastline and Puerto Rico when I was 12 years old. My favorite city that I would like to visit
would be Rome and my favorite that I’ve visit I would say Orlando Or San Juan

What city do you have on your list to go to before you die?
Rome London Or Barcelona

Tell us the motivation behind your next release.
The motivation behind my next release is coming straight from my heart, mind, & soul more than my last project because it’s specifically a Soul Hip Hop project so your definitely going to feel me more and understand why I’m so independent and how this therapy I call music helps me on a daily.

How can we follow you online?
You can follow me on Instagram, Facebook, SoundCloud, and write me I read all my messages and take time out to respond because I’m so passionate about my craft and I love feedback which helps me as well so I’m open and if you are a singer message me and we can talk more from there.

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