IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
JADRIAN: One of my best friends and I started writing and recording when we were 13 years old. We got a pro tools set up and started working more. I love wide genres of music from metal and rock to hip hop, rap, classical, and blues. My homie got into producing and started producing my records, from writing the instrumental to mixing and mastering. My music comes from life experiences.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
JADRIAN: I write and record all of my own music. I have since I was 13 years old, and I’m 24 now. I’ll never stop making my music. It’s all I know.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
JADRIAN: My songs are about my life, the things that I go through, what I have seen and what I know. This is so the dudes like me can relate to me.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
JADRIAN: People who are going through things or who need someone to help guide them through the things they are going through. Kind of like a few artists have done for me.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
JADRIAN: I love all music but my top artists are DMX, 2Pac, Drag-on, and Jadakiss.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
JADRIAN: My music is unique, different, and real. A lot of people can relate to what I’ve got to say. I think I stand out more than normal because of that.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
JADRIAN: I have a real message within my music, unlike most of the crap that I hear on the radio today. That and the fact that I mostly wear green, haha. Everything makes me stand out. I’m like no other rapper, I’m an emcee.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
JADRIAN: I’m working on an upcoming mixtape to be released on December 1st, 2013, called “O*M*A (One Man Army) hosted by DJ Gio Rich Cities Finest. After that, I’m doing a self-titled mixtape and then putting my album into the works.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
JADRIAN: My career goal is to make a comfortable living on my music. My goal is to not just make music but to make classics. I see myself doing the same thing in 10 years. I’m going to continue making music I love, whether I make a million or just one dollar.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
JADRIAN: Any fan can reach all of my social networks on my OFFICIAL website www.iamjadrian.com. You can also hear my music and see photos on my website. I’m also in a competition with coast2coast. If you could do me a solid, VOTE FOR ME TO BE FEATURED ON ISSUE 43 OF COAST2COAST MAGAZINE WITH BAD BOYS KING LOS!