IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – QUINCY DIVINE – ALABAMA’S HOTTEST STAR!

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quincydivineIAA:  What is your music background?

QUINCY DIVINE:  It all started from writing short stories for fun in the second or third grade. From there it escalated to poetry as I began to grow and experience life more. Around the age of twelve, that’s when I was told to try my hand at hip-hop by a friend who believed I was a good writer from some of my poems he read. From then own I’ve been perfecting my craft. As far as producing goes, I started playing the keyboard around the age of nineteen and began producing for friends in the neighborhood. I’ve always had a passion for music, but that’s when I really decided to take it seriously.

IAA:  Why do you want to record and release your own music?

QUINCY DIVINE:  I want others to experience and appreciate my artistry, and realize that I have something beneficial to say.

IAA:  Why do you want to record and release your own music?

QUINCY DIVINE:  My songs are about everyday life. They are about  the ups the downs, the struggles, the smiles, and every other feeling that represents humanity.

IAA:  Who is your fan base directed towards?

QUINCY DIVINE:  Well, because I do use profanity as passion words occasionally, I would say between the ages of eighteen and forty. Even though that’s the age limit I usually target, that doesn’t mean anyone else can’t enjoy my music also.

IAA:  Who are your musical influences?

QUINCY DIVINE:  That’s a long list, but I’ll try to name a few. B.B. King, Stevie Wonder, Howlin Wolf, 2pac, Nas, Bill Withers, Raphael Saadiq, Curtis Mayfeild along with many others have influenced me.

IAA:  How would you describe your music to people ?

QUINCY DIVINE:  I would say I’m very eclectic. My music is a mixture of blues ,neo-soul, hip-hop and rap.

IAA:  What makes you stand out from other artist ?

QUINCY DIVINE:  I’m an artist who goes in the studio only to make the music I believe in. I don’t hold myself to a certain pattern or format to achieve that goal. I just go in and I am as honest as possible. I let my music speak for itself.

IAA:  What are some upcoming projects, you are currently working on

QUINCY DIVINE:  Well, I just released a mix-tape entitled Album Before The Album that’s a free download at www.quincydivine.com/mixtapes.php. Now I’m working on the album Beat Of My Own Drum.

IAA:  What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

QUINCY DIVINE:  Short term, I just want to be the best artist/producer I can be and make Beat Of My Own Drum the best album it can be. Long term, I would like to make it in the industry and have longevity. In ten years, hopefully I’m on a beach somewhere reflecting on how much money I’ve made, how many fans I’ve touched from music, sipping on a corona working on the next big business deal.

IAA:  How can your fans access your music and contact you?

QUINCY DIVINE:  You can contact me at quincydivine@gmail.com and @quincydivine on twitter. You can hear my music at www.quincydivine.com, www.reverbnation.com/quincydivine and www.facebook.com/quincydivine

 

 

 

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21 COMMENTS

  1. Very Gifted and talented producer/artist/songwriter. I have been blessed to work with Quincy on several occasions and with the right backing and people around him, I see him having a very successful and prolonged career in the music industry. Besides his God-given talent, what sticks out the most is his humility and passion for the music.

  2. Divine been putting in work for sometime now and I’ve had the pleasure of working with him on numerous occasions, in which we’ve created some great music. This is a well overdue! Salute!

  3. Very well spoken article by a truly talented upcoming young artist. I myself, was very inspired. Wishing you nothing but the best and success in any and everything you do. Keep God first, remain humble and stay up cuz! 1 Love

  4. Whats good just came through to support the south and the most underrated state in the hiphop industry ALABAMA much props.

  5. Desire, Determination, and Dedication can take you a long way if applied properly to your goals. Tuscaloosa is the best kept secret REAL TALK!!!!!!!!!!!

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