COOGI BOI: I am a rapper from North Carolina. I have been rapping since the age of 14. Jay Blue of Hustle Grind Eat Ent. was the first person who believed in me. He helped me record my first single, Coogi Swag. Shortly after I began performing and created a big buzz for myself in Fayetteville.
IAA: What inspired you to pursue music?
COOGI BOI: Growing up I use to watch my older cousin Larry rap, and he inspired me. I lost my nephew in 2007 and that motivated me to take music seriously.
IAA: What are your songs about?
COOGI BOI: My song mostly are about swag, money, and the life that most indie rappers and R&B singers want to live. My music is targeted to younger and older crowds. Everybody can relate to it.
IAA: Do you write your own music?
COOGI BOI: Yes, I write my own music.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
COOGI BOI: My musical influences are my cousin Larry,Tupac,B.I.G,Soulja Boy,Dj UNK,and Travis Porter.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people ?
COOGI BOI: My music is fun party music. It’s the type of music that you and your kids can dance too all night.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist ?
COOGI BOI: I grind very hard and I know how to overcome obstacles.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on?
COOGI BOI: I just dropped my latest mix tape, School in Session. I’m working on shooting a music video for my latest single, Dore. I’m also doing a small tour to a few high school and colleges.
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
COOGI BOI: I want to make it to the next level and become the next big rapper. In 10 years I will be a CEO and still continuing to do music.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
COOGI BOI: You can contact me at: