IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?
RANSOM: Dallas, Texas
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
RANSOM: Freestyle, hip-hop, and R&B
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
RANSOM: I always wanted to be able to reach out and touch people with the music I write. It’s always been a dream to be able to make a comfortable living doing that instead of having to work a 9-5. I want to focus on music every day of my life.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
RANSOM: My songs are mainly about the struggles of a single mother and a young man trying to find his way out from bad breaks.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
RANSOM: My main influence is Tupac because when I was first inspired he was everywhere. The substance and the originality he brought to hip-hop still inspires me.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
RANSOM: That it’s lyrical, but each song has a true story behind it.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?
RANSOM: I stand out because I’m not talking about drugs and money. Majority of the people I’m reaching can understand other struggles of the world.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Tell us about one of the hardest challenges you had to face in your music career and how did you overcome?
RANSOM: The toughest challenge this far is resources and reaching people I’m not able to. The goal to overcoming is by working with Industry All Access.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?
RANSOM: I’m currently working on finding a single to promote in clubs and radio. I’m also writing an album.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals?
RANSOM: My career goal is to be able to have top hits and win a Grammy.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
RANSOM: 10 years from now I definitely see myself already in the music industry and continuing to build and maintain business relationships.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?
RANSOM: Currently I have a demo available at www.reverbnation.com/anrmuzik