IAA: What is your music background?
SKINNY: I started out writing poetry and then my poetry turned into music. I’ve been doing music for about ten years. I do hip-hop but also dab in other genres. I write and record all of my music. It’s what I love to do.
IAA: What inspired you to pursue music?
SKINNY: As an artist, I just naturally love to do music. I believe that there is a message that can be found in music. There is a song that inspires everyone personally. My music inspires me. I record and release my music because I want to inspire others.
IAA: What are your songs about?
SKINNY: My songs are about many topics. I often write about being an underground artist trying to make a name for myself. I write about staying focus in the midst of obstacles, and I touch on issues concerning life, love, and feelings. My songs are about different subjects and ideas. Whatever I am feeling when I listen to a beat is what I often write about.
IAA: Who is your fan base directed ?
SKINNY: Some of my music is explicit, so I direct my music towards fans between the ages of 18 and 30. My music is directed towards people who like my genre. Majority of my listeners are hip-hop fans.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
SKINNY: I listen to everything from classical to country. I’m most influenced by classic rock, hip-hop and r&b.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people?
SKINNY: My music is hip-hop. It is old school meets new school, Midwest style, but varies depending on my connection to the beat.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist?
SKINNY: I stand out from other artists because of my ability to create a broad range of music. I am able to incorporate rock, hip-hop, r&b, jazz, classic rock, pop, and more into my music. I like to broaden the spectrum.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects you are working on?
SKINNY: I am working on a mix-tape with various artists. I am also working on my solo album. The release dates will be posted on my site.
IAA: What are your career goals?
SKINNY: I would like to be able to reach a larger audience with my music. I would also like to tour and perform in some of the legendary venues. I want to inspire people with my music. There are no limits to your imagination if you truly believe in yourself.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
SKINNY: Contact links : Reverbnation: http://www.reverbnation.com/574Skinny Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skinny/269487913091400 Twitter: https://twitter.com/574Skinny