An Interview With Armenian Rapper Narek Sedrakyan




Narek Sedrakyan is an Armenian rapper here is a link to his YouTube page:



Q: What made you want to be a hip hop artist?


A: I do not consider myself an artist, I just love to write. I made ​​rap, hip-hop my mental anxiety, and what I noticed a lot, seen, and probably I always saw this on another; world.

Q: What kind of educational background do you have?
A: I graduated from Pedagogical University, English Department. the name of our great writer Hovh. Tumanyan. In school, when I learned English well I owned it, but sechyas many years have passed, and already when few are using a lot of scoring, by the way because of what I am sorry for my mistakes.
Q:  Who are some of your musical influences?

A: My influences are Bob Marley, Eminem, they both affected me very much. I love Bob, he’s a legend, his music, it is magic. In life he wanted to change the world, it is in my work out. He was an advocate of peace and love, against the war and wore, he extended Rastafarian and love.
When I first heard Eminem, I did not even know who he is, but his voice and style as he rapped, I was, I was excited. “May I have your attention please?, May I have your attention please?, Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? “. Then I found out his name and started listening to his songs. The truth, I did not realize at all what he reads but his voice and style that is why me and it seemed for a moment that I do very well understand his songs. He is a great rapper and a living legend.

Q:  What kind of day job do you have and how does it influence your work?

A: In truth, I do not work anywhere else, I have enough time to compose.

Q: What is the main difference between Armenian and American hip hop?
A: Armenian rapeseed where she was born in 2004, but the last 2-3 years the number of rappers skyrocketed. I’m not saying it’s bad but we do not have industry, but not only rappers and singers from other genres do not release albums, even the most famous among us. Too many pirated discs sold very cheap, but it is not profitable to not label the artist does not produce CD. Too many “rappers” make themselves gangsters Amount their songs, but they do not know what it tokoe they just listened American rap and want to do the same, but of course there are very talented guys who make good rap. The American rapper turnips can say whatever. no satisfaction from the governments to take up his mom or girlfriend, and can be very tougher to deal with them in songs. such as Eminem, etc. 2Pats . we have no real diss, who does not diss other frames. and much more..

Q: What are some things you like to sing about?

A: I do not know how to answer this question. I do not have a lot of time working on new songs, many probably already accumulated in me, for example about the world, so there was no war, that people lived in tranquility.
Q: What is your biggest challenge in promoting your music?

A: Perhaps the fact that there is not much industry, and of course the lack of money. This problem has many. And I’m almost not making music, but I still write a lot)

Q: What do you like about the music industry?

A: I honestly do not know how to answer this question, I just like music …
Q: What would you change about it?

A: I do not know, probably to draw a lot of attention to the human talent and not taken for money people without talented … we have this very often.
Q:  What is your theme song?

A: Sorry I do not really understand that last question!


Please note; Eliza’s interviews are done by email. All answers are unedited and come right from the lovely fingertips of her subjects:)


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