Hiiighquality is a rapper who recently released the EP, PSA’s and Heartbreak; here is a link to his Soundcloud page:
Q: What made you interested in music?
A: What made me interested in music was basically the surroundings growing up, hearing it, experiencing & relating to it then I also saw some of my older friends tapping into it.
Q: What kinds of things inspire you to rap?
A: The kinds of things that inspire me to rap are original, amazing lyricists, & looking at all the things Ive been through & overcame because of the most highs within me.
Q: What kind of day job do you have and how does it affect your music?
A: I actually have errand running and home cleaning gigs I participate in weekly, & it effects my music in a pretty positive way, as far as motivation.
Q: What kind of formal training have you had?
A: I haven’t had any formal training.
Q: Who are some of your influences?
A: Some of my influences are John Lennon, Bob Marley, Damien Marley,Steve Jobs, Ice Cube, Snoop dogg, Wiz Khalifa, Vince Staples, Ab-Soul, Mac Miller, A$AP Rocky etc.
Q: Where do you record your music?
A: . I record my music inside of my home at the moment.
Q: What is Hydro about?
A: Hydro is basically kind of an alter ego, or nickname because lots of people call me that.
Q: What is the one thing you would change about the music industry?
A: The one thing I would change about the music industry is the evil actions.
Q: What have you done to promote your music?
A: Ive strictly promoted online on social media, & also outside on the streets as well.
Q: If you could write a rap musical, what would the plot be?
A: If I could write a rap musical the plot would probably be A Kid trapped in his city with a vision, battling everyday obstacles who soon finds that life is much more bigger than his vision, which leads him to his purpose after all.
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