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

THE 9TH LEGEND: I was born in Shreveport, La

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

THE 9TH LEGEND: My music background consists of my uncle Jose teaching me the art. He was very musically talented. He has inspired me, I been on it since I was 14. I’ve traveled to California, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Virginia, and Georgia performing and networking. I produce beats, do my own artwork, photography, and graphic design. I also film and edit my own videos. I have an old soul. There’s substance in my music and a message.

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

THE 9TH LEGEND: I want to record and release my own music because I feel I got something that people need to hear in today’s society. There are a lot of follower’s instead of leader’s and I got a gift from God that is a tool. My gift can be used as a tool to inspire and bring people together and the weapon is called music. I want to record and release my own music so I can be heard and be acknowledged for not only talking, but showing in other word’s showcasing my talent. I love and appreciate music for what is.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

THE 9TH LEGEND: I’m a writer not a rapper/poet/slang doctor. My song’s are mostly about struggle but at the same time joy. I speak on a universal level incorporating all genres and elements from any age range of 13 to 60 by bringing forth music that’s not just for a certain type of people. I make songs that all people can relate to in the club out the club speaking on everyday life situations. I make songs from the heart.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?

THE 9TH LEGEND: My fan base is made up of all people races, ethnic groups. I make music that I hope even animals can vibe to my fan based is a crossover fan base where Black/White/Chinese or whoever can vibe in one room. I want the intellectuals, those needing guidance and those who embrace real hip-hop. When they hear it, I want fans that have a soul. I want fans that appreciate good and real music.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

THE 9TH LEGEND: My musical influence is my uncle Jose. Other than him, I grew up listening to all genres of music. I guess in other words you can say I was influenced by music period.

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

THE 9TH LEGEND: My music is soulful, educational, inspiring, elevating, and down to earth. My music is classy and I want to give people my experiences, my ups and downs, laughs, and cries. I want people to say he was solid with his wordplay, lyrically, scientifically gifted. My music is like a story to listeners, no gimmicks, no fiction but nonfiction. I want to tell it like momma would tell it. The bottom line is I want to do it and do it in a way or manor that will put me in a position to be remembered. I want to be remembered not as one of the best but as one of the greatest.

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

THE 9TH LEGEND:  My creativity, my work ethic, me as a person makes me stand out. I’m a leader, not a follower, and the good part is I got my own story. I don’t have to tell another man’s story in other words I don’t want to be like so many artist I see today a copycat. I’m original in my delivery and sound which is missing in today’s music. I set trends not follow them .

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

THE 9TH LEGEND: I’m working on a DVD that I filmed and edited myself titled “Unconcerned to Concerned” the documentary. It’s a visual to help promote my latest album released 11-9-2015 titled “Unconcerned to Concerned

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

THE 9TH LEGEND: I want to sign with a good company and not just sign with a company, but be good to the company and for the company. I hope to one day own my own record label, filming, photography, graphic design, and clothing company. I see myself 10 years from now achieving these goals, ambitions in other word’s dreams and much more who’s to say what lie’s ahead.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you? THE 9TH LEGEND: My fan’s can access my music http://Kunaki.com/Sales.asp?PID=PX00ZZ1K18  http://Kunaki.com/MSales.asp?PublisherId=114951 I have linked this link to all my social media websites. In some states I have local consignment and of course I do the groundwork hand to hand. I combat in other words. I’m selling myself in these streets or fans can contact me directly and I will get my product to them.











  1. Your music as a artist is very inspiring, it takes your mind to a whole different level we need more artist out like you with great knowledge, keep up the good work. I will be looking forward to the release of your DVD.

  2. The 9th once again coming through. People need to open ears and minds to the tunes FAM is dropping . Substance and Quality are hard to find nowadays , appreciate it when you get it. Stays on the grind and it shows … Keep ya heads up and ears open!!!

  3. 9th your work ethic and creativity is colossal. You make music that’s unorthodox and soulful. I’m glad to have been able to rock the mic with such a phenomenal artist! Keep grinding bro!!!

  4. Your music is creative, empowering to everyone.You are a talented artist. I enjoy listening to your music and Iam looking forward to the release of your DVD.

  5. Great music. I don’t say that about too many artists in the game. Original sounds and superb flo. I still got the 9th legend in my car. Fire album. Keep up the good work. Jay WILL CTA Entertainment

  6. Keep it coming 9th show what you got,the world is about to get what your fan base knows,you are the truth,its time the industry take notice,and grant you a contract they will never regret it, you are worthy.

  7. 9th u been at this dedicated to where u showing up in places where you belong stay on the Grizzle kid. U know i fux wit ya. ???????????
    #LaRecordz CEO Propane Flamez Ratchet City.

  8. Congratulations 9th, man it’s a pleasure to have met such a talented and well spoken person. Keep up the great work and continue to step into your success. BE BLESSED KID……….

  9. 9th,you are moving in the right direction, been knowing you and your desires for a long time,keep your pace,as you move to the next level,stay True to your Calling,and everything will be Super Fantastic, my brother! !!

    Peace,be with You
    Mr.Jake@ Laporsha’s Barbershop

  10. ? This man right here is full of knowledge, his message is heavy and strong. He’s so talented to the point u never know what to expect!! Keep on pushing on

  11. First off, big shout out to the homie 9th Legend whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with recently, its good to see you being recognized for your talents and being the dope M.C. that you are. One Luv and Respect. Quest

  12. Nice legends I have to say hands down one of the most straight forward honest artist today music is more than just words the music speaks for itself. Keep doing what your doing and you will go above and beyond what’s possible. I personally been able to talk with Quincy he is one of the most caring and considerate people that I know today his heart is in all the right places. There music should be heard all over the world for everyone to hear.

  13. Real music with meaning to it. Can’t find quality music like this these days in the streets. Keep grinding and everything will fall in place 9th

  14. I first “discovered” The 9th Legend on a YouTube video titled Looney Tunes. I was immediately impressed. I’m a former 20 + year multi format radio personality. I know a little bit about recognizing hit records and hit makers/ This young man has the attitude, creativity, talent, maturity and vision to be a significant contributor to the music industry and to Hip Hop lifers all over the world.

  15. Q has great ambition he has a good work ethic .He has inspired and motivated millions of people. Success is not final , failure is not fatal it is courage to continue that counts..Congratulations on your new album.

  16. Keep up the good work, you are a very talented man, I’m glad that I got a chance to speak with you… I see a star

  17. I’m so happy that I met you, got to know you as a person, along with your family… You always told me that you where gonna come with a new album and I was there to see it all go down… I’m proud of you Quincy and I love you for that.keep up the good work.

  18. I’ve watched this young Artist grow beyond his years in his music. He has a lyrical type we don’t see much today, full of knowledge not just just or a long repetitive hook which makes listings to his music so delightful. Keep up the wonderful wool 9th ?✌?️

  19. Q is a poet he tells the story and about his family and life experiences .I feel people can relate to. I love his work ethics and also his passion for music, for his music .keep.up.the.wonderful work that you do .

  20. Glad to see my longtime friend, 9th Legend, successful and staying creative and original with his music.
    –Tee (in Japan)

  21. My little cousin has been chopping it up for real and has always had a positive powerful message to share. Keep it up 9th.!!!!

  22. Omg…im so proud of you…i always believed in you since the first time i saw you and we had that conversation about you coming with another album….you where right about some people sleeping on you….even though we are at a distance right now I just want you to know I will always love you as the person that you are…always keep God first in your life…I’m proud of you..ready for your next release and video…you will always share a memory in my families life….you are a star….Charlotte,NC….

  23. The destiny of hard work is always success. You’ve dedicated time and hard work and succeeded. Congratulations on your huge and marvelous success. May your many talents open limitless opportunities and may God continue to bless you and your family.