IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: The Original Dirtykinfolks is a group of individuals that are based in Dallas Texas. The group was formed in 1998 under the independent record label RapRace Entertainment, but was put on hold for a while only to emerge back in the game full speed ahead.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: I grew up around music in my mothers and father’s pool hall listening to blues Jazz and hip hop. I remember sneaking and watching the older folks enjoy themselves. It was then that I knew music was in my soul. Around the age of 21 my oldest brother and friend started a label. Gangster rap was setting a trend so that motivated me to start my own label.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: I want to create music for the world in order to deliver a positive impact on people all across the globe. This is not just rapping this is a movement. I want to be among the greatest when it’s all said n done. I always had a passion to run my own business. Music is my life. I love the way it makes you feel. It sets me free and allows me to see the world differently.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: Our music is basically about personal experiences we endured growing up in Dallas Texas. We write about the struggle we went through to succeed in life in order to make it to the point to where we are at now. You will hear songs of emotions that make you want to groove. Some of our songs would make you feel pain and some will get you crunk.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: My music is directed towards the mature audience between the ages of 20 and 40 years of age, male and female.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: I grew up listening to blues and hip-hop artists such as Tupac, Biggie, Kool Moe Dee, LL Cool J, Poor Righteous Teachers , Public Enemy , Ice T., Bobby Womack. Ohio Players, Gap Band, BB King ,Michael Jackson and N.W.A
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: Our music is original from the soul so the young and older audience will respect the music we make.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: What makes our music stand out from other artists is the unique and original sounds that each artist brings. We make music that will not fade with time but last with time for the next generation to listen to and appreciate.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS: We are currently working on a few mixtapes Good vs Evil, Texas Trails and Tribulations ,Dirty UA, The Original Dirtykinfolks ,and some upcoming solo albums.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
THE ORIGINAL DIRTYKINFOLKS:My career goal is to build a strong team that would survive the music game like Wu Tang. 10 years from now I see myself at the top of charts winning a Grammy.
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