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