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Interview With Canarie Yella @iamcanarieyella





1.How long have you been in the rap game? 

I been recording since 2005 after my brother past in 2004. But actually putting myself out there in like doing shows networking and etc. it been about 4 years actually just going hard and taking it to the next level.

2.Who are your major influences in your music? My big brother and my cousin R.I.P, he always told me “if u gone do it do it, Take it serious and don’t let up.” Umm… Bankroll fresh, Lil’Boosie,2pac and no limit mostly.

3.What is your first single ? 

Well when I drop a single it’s never just one song I drop a least three at a time, like “A Hunnid Keyz” for one, I got a r&b song for the ladies called “Radio” and I got “Club Rockin” featuring one of my artists name Bruklyn Stone.

4.Who Do You have On Your Album?

Trap house Jesus, Bruklyn Stone, Young Lotto G, and more to come. I’m try a branch off and do new things with different artists.

5.How did you get into the rap game?

It was something to do back when I was younger. Rapping recording on tapes, putting tissue in the top of the tapes to record over other people music… Lol!!!

6.Where were you born? 

Savannah Ga, the Windsor housing area!! But I moved to Va when I was young so yeah I got the best I of both worlds.

7.Who would you like to work with that you haven’t already? 

Rick Ross,Gucci Mane,Bruno Mars, T.I., Drake, NeYo, Jamal from Empire, and etc. I’m pretty much open to different styles and that’s what I believe how hits come in to play, I like to make different music. I’m never stuck in one setting.

8.Who do you think is the hottest rapper out? The hottest rapper???

Umm… I would have to say from song wise… Drake!!

9. Who do you think is the hottest producer out? 

I don’t know, I’m still awaiting to see!!

10.Who is your favorite artist? 

2pac always!! Because he always spoke the truth and that’s what inspires me in my music. Plus his work ethic to push and push!! That’s my goal to push more music out and to give the world my vision.

11.How did you come up with your album title?

It’s a new year… and I believe it’s time for that draft season to come, it’s a lot of fake music  going around it’s time for me to shine.. I feel like it’s no reality in the game no more, anybody can get signed. I remember when you had to have something to talk about in your music to make it, now look at the game.

12.What is your favorite song on your album? 

I would say “Bittiez”. Because the meaning behind it is to not be blinded by the beauty of a women.. Get that bag first and take care of your family.

13.Which song on your album means the most too you? 

Radio……definitely “Radio”, and I’m going to say that to say this. Radio was actually a song I wrote along time ago but I didn’t record because I had to find the rite engineer to record me because I was trying something different. I’m not a singer but if you listen to the song, it’s just beautiful!! Not only the singing but the lyrics is dope.

14.Who are you signed with?

Nobody, but if I had to make a choice on who to sign with, I would have to say with “Grand Hustle”.

15.When is your album release date? 

I’m not pushing an album yet, I’m moving off three singles each quarter. Give the people something they can’t forget, It’s 4 quarters in this music and I’m hitting album numbers in singles… Add it up!!

16.What cities do you plan on touring?

The whole east coast first, anywhere from Canada to Florida are my main states I want to attack, Then on to different countries.

17.What female rapper or artist do you think is the sexiest?

I can’t answer that, It’s way too many… lol!!

18.What would you like to see from the music industry over the next two years?

Of course,myself, but umm.. I would say Creativity!

19.What is your second single gonna be?

“Radio,” Bittiez,” and “Reppin.”

20.What rapper do you dislike or hate the most? 


21.Favorite drink in the club?


22.Favorite industry magazine? 

Making it Magazine

23.Who got you started in the rap game? 

My brother “James Williams lll” R.I.P.

24.How does your family feel about your music and your choice of career? 

They proud especially my father..

25.Top 5 rap albums of all time?

All eyes on me, till da end of time (2pac), reasonable Doubt, OutKast, and oldies but goodies.

26.Favorite r and b group or solo artist? 


27.Where do you see the rap game headed?

Well the game definitely need more people like Tupac, biggie, like actual hip hop. I’m trying to bring music back for the parents and the kids that’s actually trying to be a leader not a follower.

28.How do you usually come up with your songs? 

The vision inside of a beat, and I just use what I been threw or my current situation. You always need that vision in where you want to go in every song!!

29.What can we expect from you in the future?

100 million records sold in 3 weeks all singles, that’s where I’m trying to be. If I had the push and if I’m surrounded by the right people I can push out songs all day. I love the drive and the reason behind music.

30. How Can People Reach You? 






31. How do you feel about Mz Dolla Opportunity’s advice & Consulting she provided to you as a client. 

I’m Feeling good so far because I believe with her right push we can go anywhere in this game. So we will see where it takes this movement. Mz Dolla is a great person, her vibe is all good energy!!

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