One of hip-hop’s most interesting new faces is the unforgettable voice and charisma of St Louis rapper Nate Moore. Nate has continued to develop off the beaten trail into a new brand of rapping that makes him such a hot commodity. We can expect only the largest of things from Nate Moore in 2016.
His ambition to become the best artist he could be combined with his indisputable work ethic helped him create a buzz in the Saint Louis music scene. To date he’s opened for national acts Twista, Rittz, Caskey, Nappy Roots, Chanel West Coast, Ces Cru, Kutt Kalhun, Stevie Stone, Crooked I, Lil Wyte, Joe Budden and Jarren Benton.
In 2015 Nate and his younger brother Justin formed Moore Music a Midwest based record label with worldwide aspirations. Moore Music’s first release is titled Lotusland and it will be released in 2016.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?
NATE MOORE: I’m from South St. Louis Missouri, the dog town neighborhood.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?
NATE MOORE: As a child I played any instrument I could get my hands on. Although I never finished high school, I was in the band and played the trumpet for 3 years. I’ve been listening to hip-hop since I can remember. Having an older sister who loved hip-hop really helped shape what I listened to growing up. I remember watching her VHS music video tapes she received via mail. I’d watch them over and over and just tell myself that I’ll be a star like them.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Why do you want to record and release your own music?
NATE MOORE: I’ve always wanted to be great. I’ve loved the epic stories of human successes. I’ve found what I’m great at and would like to share that with the world and my family. I believe I could do much more for myself and everyone else.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?
NATE MOORE: My songs are about life, love, happiness, struggle, pain, joy, dreams, and nightmares. There’s a wide range of topics in my music, but at the end of the day my songs are about my personal interpretation of life experiences.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who is your fan base directed towards?
NATE MOORE: I would say that my music has made me fans from all age ranges. It’s definitely most popular with the teens and young adults. I’ve gotten off stage and have had a man in his 50’s tell me I gave him goosebumps, while singing an autograph for a high school kid that has to be home before curfew.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?
NATE MOORE: I have many, but a few of the ones that stick out are, Eminem, Jay Z, Blink182, Tim McGraw, MGK, Caskey, Lil Wayne, Yelawolf, Master P, Snoop, and Pac.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?
NATE MOORE: Savage! (Haha) just kidding, my music is poetic and light. There are tracks for when your happy or when you’re upset. It’s dark at times and it’s uplifting at others. It’s me.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artist?
NATE MOORE: My good looks…haha again just kidding. Seriously though my work ethic and my art itself demonstrates a lot. I also believe the people who have invested time and put faith in me are smart people and wouldn’t be “yes” men. If they don’t like something they tell me, so having a strong team helps. I believe a good leader must know how to follow and that hard work and talent are two keys you’ll need for this industry.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects your currently working on?
NATE MOORE: My first album available for purchase is titled Lotusland and is available for download this July. It has some great production from Basement Beats Jason “Koko” Bridges, Jay E Epperson, Wally B, and Bonafuku Beatz. I’m also working on a 6 track EP titled Pre Meditated with Bonafuku Beatz.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in ten years?
NATE MOORE: My career goal is to be the most successful artist I can be. I want to work with the legends of the industry. I want to build my own empire and be able to provide for my family. I want to set a new bar for what’s expected of us as musicians. I’d like to help revive hip-hop.
IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access music and contact you?
NATE MOORE: My web sight at MooreMusic.online. It has links to all my social media and available videos online. It’s also has a comment section where I can receive your comments directly to my email. So please check it out and leave me a comment and question. The website will link you to my IG, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat. Snapchat (natemooremmm)
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