How did you get started in the game? I started writing songs when i was about 10. They werent hiphop but pretty much anything that rhymed. Then my mother introduced me to Heavy D and my dad was a big Jazzmatazz fan which introduced me to Guru and i fell in love with the whole genre. From then on I wanted to make Hip-hop music.
What is your goal as an artist? My main goal as an artist is to innovate and try to produce music that reminds people that its still all entertainment. Also to try and bring hip-hop to the surface that isnt just procued for the clubs.
What artist has influenced you most? That's a hard one. Right off the top i'd have to say Nas mainly because of the fact that through all his phases whether underground or commercial he always kept his lyricism a key and that is respectable.
What is your favorite Rap Group? GANG STARR!!!!!!!!!! Guru on the rhymes and Dj Premier on the Beats and cuts. Need i Say More?
What's your favorite old school artist? I can't get enough Slick Rick. He continues to do his thing with his charismatic delivery and perfrect flo. You cant deny the ruler.
If you could change anything about Hip-Hop what would it be? And why? The Image. Unfortunatel the culture has given the rest of the world an unforgettable stereotype of violence and crime to society. A lot of people do live those kind of lives but that doesnt have to be the perception of the whole movement.
What is on your mind as you're battling someone? Can i see the fear in my competitor's eyes? Can I use that against him? Can I Make the crowd support me while i do it?
What does Hip-Hop mean to you? At the end of the day it's still my only output. Any emotions bottled up inside me need to be released. Hip-hop is my way of screaming at the top of my lungs.
What's most important to you as an artist? a. Music b. Money c. Fame Money and fame can go and come in an instant. Music lives indefinitely. Look at vanilla ice his money and fame is gone but people still talk about how stupid "ice ice baby was!