IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What city and state are you from?

MECUM G: I was born and raised on the eastside of Aurora, Illinois.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What is your music background?

MECUM G: I started writing music in 2005. In 2007 I put out my first mixtape out titled” It’s Another One”. In 2013 I put out my second mixtape out titled” Where you Get It At”. In February 2014, I opened up for King Louie and Katie Got Bandz. Also in 2014 I performed at an open mic at Mott and Eds in Memphis, Tennessee


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : Why do you want to record and release your own music?

MECUM G: I believe that I have a good message for the younger generation through my music .


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What are your songs about?

MECUM G: Sometimes my songs are about my struggles with the street . Other songs are about partying and having a good time. My songs are also about love, happiness, and praising God.


Who are your musical influences?

MECUM G: I like Jodeci, Tupac ,Dru Hill , and Jay Z. The list goes on. I love good music.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : How would you describe your music to people?

MECUM G: I make music that people can relate to. I speak about the things I have experience in life with the hope of touching the next individual. I want my music to help my listeners know there is still joy and happiness in life despite the struggles they face everyday.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What makes you stand out from other artists?

MECUM G: I stand out because my songs are real and they come from my heart.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : Tell us about one of the hardest challenges you had to face in your music career and did you overcome?

MECUM G: One of my biggest challenges was learning how to close my eyes and let go and let God.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?

MECUM G: I’m working on a project called “History In The Making” featuring a few artists from my hometown Aurora, Illinois. The project should be out on May 23rd 2014.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

MECUM G: My life goal is to make it in this industry. Within the next 10 years, I would like to own my own label. I would also like to start a youth foundation called It’s Never Too Late.


IAA INDUSTRY NEWS : How can fans access your music and contact you?

MECUM G: I can be found on Facebook Demetrice Mecum G Kirkwood. Also you can find me on www.reverbnation.com/Mecum G and YouTube./Mecum G Kirkwood , and Twitter @ Mecum G











  1. love the song some time when i first hear this song it was in church he had every one there in tears,he love what he doing for the young and old.God has open the doors for my nephew every one out there just listen to his music open up your heart listen to his music try to understang what his music is telling you.Mecum.G kirkwood keep beleive in yourself and God.

  2. Comment on this page to get my cuzzo some promotion the music is banging they got this shit locked down real talk lets get them comments

  3. just got done playing ur c.d and i and i love it . i’m not in to rap but i can here ur words and understand it . god is going to bless u.and send someone ur way.keep the songs coming.

  4. Meeeeeccccuuuuuuummmmmmm……you know you did your thug thizzle on this one keep yourself prayed up and motivated on your ULTIMATE goal!!! Continue the awsome work you do keep spreading that lyrical talent with the world.!

  5. I am so proud of you Demetrice you are an awesome writer and a even more talent musician. I do believe your music will and have touched many lives and I can not wait to grove with you. I love you and keep it coming my ears are to the ground let’s do this…

  6. My home boy mincomG is what I call him, and he’s deffinetly a super star in my eyes. This man has talent, a singer and a rapper. Lyrics is the bomb. This man deserves to be signed,and who ever signs him will be glad they did.

  7. My cousin Mecum turn up hottest artist in Aurora all his music hot and the whole city loving it . He can sing and rap I don’t know nobody that’s music banging all around town