IAA: What is your music background?
YUNG DA MONEY P: I started rapping at six years old and began writing at twelve. I recorded my first song at sixteen, and I have been focused on furthering my career ever since.
IAA: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
YUNG DA MONEY P: I want to record and release my music because I feel that I have a great message to deliver. I have been blessed with talent to motivate people through my words. I have dreamed of being a successful entertainer since I was a child.
IAA: What are your songs about?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My songs are about being poor, staying positive, furthering education, and making a difference in society. Also, I cater to the female audience. I love to make women smile and I recognize how they should be treated and adored.
IAA: Who is your fan base directed towards?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My fan base is directed towards the poor, the self-motivated, the youth and the ladies from the ages of 17-35. I mostly cater to the ones who have been through the worst of times yet remain positive and determined to be successful in any thing they do.
IAA: Who are your musical influences?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My musical influences are T.I., Jay-Z, B.I.G, UGK, Outkast, 8ball and MJG, Big Krit and Future.
IAA: How would you describe your music to people?
YUNG DA MONEY P: I would describe my music as uplifting, positive, and motivational.
IAA: What makes you stand out from other artists?
YUNG DA MONEY P: I stand out due to my style, my versatility, and the positive content in my lyrics.
IAA: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My next project is going to be entitled Life Iz 3 The Mixtape and will be available on various sites. The projected release date is July 1st .
IAA: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My career goal is to market my brand at a professional and worldwide level. Also, I want to establish my own youth motivational program to better educate the youth on the importance of education and chasing their dreams. In 10 years I see myself as a successful CEO of my own record label and distribution. I also want to be a public icon and role model for people to look up to and learn from. Lastly, I want to be financially stable and in great health.
IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
YUNG DA MONEY P: My music can be found on Amazon, Reverbnation, Soundcloud, Datpiff, Hot New Hip Hop, and several other websites. I can be contacted on twitter @yungdamoneyp and you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I can also be found on Facebook at Danrek Demone Thompson