1.How Long Have You Been In The Rap Industry?
I have been making music since 2016.
2.Who Are Your Major Influences in Your Music?
Too Many to name, I made a song titled “Inspirations” to name a few. I am just a huge fan of entertainment.
3.What Is Your First Single? – Or What Single Do You Have Out Now ?
My very first single was DRANKS, it was actually the first beat I purchased exclusively, produced by DJ Foxtrot!
4.Who Do You Have on Your Album?
My recent album “ShotClocks” Has features from a few awesome up and coming independent artists, Destiny Da Chef (@destinydachef), Tee (thee1loyaltee), Dew Love and The Crewe (@lovingthecrewe).
5.How Did You Get into The Rap Industry?
I was challenged by producer to make a mixtape. I booked a 2-hour studio session and recorded all ten tracks in 2 hours. I titled it “Sofisticated-G.” I didn’t know any better at the time, just wanted to meet the challenge. After that I listened to thousands of beats (Soundclick) and I’ve been writing songs since. Since the release of Sofisticated-G. I have released: Finish Ya Break Fast, The ConsTuition, The PreGamble & ShotClockz. I recently completed and released a Jaggin4Beatz (Jacking For Beats) Although it isn’t an album, it is a nice lyrical compilation.
6.Where Were You Born? – Where Do You Live Now ?
B&R in Live Oak, FL!! (Suwannee County Stand UP!!) I currently reside in Sandy Springs, GA (Atlanta)
7.Who Would You Like to Work with That You Haven’t Already ?
Long List, I’m open to working with anyone that wants to make great music and possibly perform it one day. I do feel like Tokyo Jetz would make some waves and Marcy Malone!!
8. Who Do You Have on Your Albums Right Now ?
Destiny Da Chef (@destinydachef), Tee (thee1loyaltee), Dew Love and The Crewe (@lovingthecrewe).
9.Who Is Your Favorite Rapper You Like Right Now ?
10.Who Do You Think Is the Hottest Producer Out ? – What Would You Say To That Producer on Why They Should Work with You ?
So many hot producers its ridiculous. I would say let’s create greatness! My couzin DUKES is amazing tho!!
11.How Did You Come Up with Your Album Title ?
Watching ESPN, the Warriors bench was drawing up plays and Steve Kerr was getting heat about it. I said aloud, it doesn’t matter if they can’t draw up a play in 24 Seconds. So, it was initially 24 Seconds as I started to choose tracks to purchase, write and reach out to features, I saw that I was looking to God making decisions and it was flowing like NBA plays, like ShotClockz!!
12.What Is Your Favorite Song on Your Album ?
13.Which Song on Your Album Means the Most Too You ?
14.Who Are You Signed With ?
Signed to? Yorel Hitz Music (Myself)
15.When Is Your Album Release Date ?
Released ShotClockz On July 6, 2018
16.What Cities Do You Plan on Touring ?
17.What Female Rapper or Artist Do You Think Is the Sexiest ?
Everyday its someone new on the gram!!
18.What Would You Like to See from The Music Industry Over the Next Year ?
Less negativity, more greatness!!
19.What Is Your Second Single Going to Be ?
CountryBoi or CountDown will be the next Single I push!!
20.If You Could Compare Yourself to An Already Established Artist, Who Would That Be and Why ?
No one, I am just working on what I know works for me. I welcome any comparisons, but I don’t typically get many.
21.What Do You Think Your Listeners Will Get Out of Your Music ?
Bodacious Vibezzz, a good listens and consistency.
22.What Were You Thinking About When Your Songs Are Developed? Explain Your Process ?
I have worked on concepts throughout my albums. I am always thinking about what my mom will say when she hears it!!
23.Who Got You Started in The Rap Industry ?
My mother was talking to me about my brother Marcus that passed away and she asked me what I thought he would be doing today, I said, I don’t know. She said, I think he would be a rapper. I was like wow!! His birthday was upcoming and I wanted to honor him!!!
24.What Made You Want to Get into The Music Business ?
I’m a business, man!! I studied business in college and I always struggled with a product to sell. I always was creative and I decided to use my creative skills to create a product. Here I am!!
25.How Does Your Family Feel About Your Music and Your Choice of Career ?
My whole family calls me Smitty-G. They are amazing, because they know how my mind works.
26.What Is the Most Difficult Thing You’ve Had to Endure in Life ?
Getting out of my own way and going with the flow. Using my setbacks as setups for the next step up!!
27.What Do You Hope to Accomplish with Your Music ?
Hall of Fame!!
28.What’s the Demographic You Are Trying to Reach Out To ?
Ears all sizes, shapes, colors around the world!!
29.How Do You Usually Come Up with Your Songs ?
Most times I wake up with something, then listening to tracks, also I have started producing. Just staying open and thinking about the big picture!!
30.What Is Your Goal and Height That You Want to Reach with Your Music ?
HOF, Solar System Heights!!
31.What Influenced You Outside of Hip-Hop Rap That Have Helped You Form Your Style ?
I have a nice vinyl collection and I have always loved all types of music, enough to give it an ear!! Also, respect for the listeners!!
32.How Can People Reach You ?
Email – Mcsmittyg@gmail.com
Instagram – @mcsmittyg
Twitter – @mcsmittygmusic / @mcsmittyg
Snapchat – @mcsmittyg
Sound Cloud – Mcsmittyg
Web Site – Mcsmittyg.com