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Interview With Shakey Lokey @shakey386




1.How long have you been in the rap game?  
  I been rapping since high school. I started writing and selling poems to a few friends for the females they was tryna hook up with. Then I met a homie of mine from New York named Anthony Ramirez aka (Thee Mcee). We started this lil group called brocca performing at the school talent show and anybody willing to listen in the hallways before and after classes.
2.Who are your major influences in your music?
Lil wayne….Cassidy…….Drake..….Migos…..Rick Ross flow definitely. My flow is very different from a lot of music you hear nowadays I am my on influence at times. I’m always listening to myself to see what I can do better on the next track.
3.What is your first single ?
My first single was a track called “IMA BE ME” a track off of one of my old mixtapes called My Book Of Life which is available in any online store. It  was a song I wrote when I was going threw some thing ad just needed to clear my mind.
4.Who Do You have On Your Album?
My new cd I wanted to rebrand myself so I went a lil more commercial with it I collaborated with a few local singers from my city( Just Be Friends ft.(Ja’vion Mcvadion) ( Get It Together ft.(Nina Sky)  and the rap artist on the cd (Naww ft.(Blocc) (I’m On One ft( FOFO)
5.How did you get into the rap game?
I was always into rap music and had a dream of being a rapper but during the Cash Money Hot Boys and No limit era it just became clearer to me that I wanted that. After high school I pursued it harder and been getting better and better since. I left a few times to get my money right after a few down falls.
6.Where were you born?
I was born in Daytona Beach Florida at Halifax Hospital I stayed in Daytona Beach most of my life I guess u can say my city was also a big influence on my music and growth
7.Who would you like to work with that you haven’t already?
Its so many artist in the game I would love to work with Drake…..Migos fasho…Kendrick Lamar….2chains….Lil Wayne I think everybody would like to do a track with Wezzy his flow is outta this earth….Cassidy is always a favorite since that Ima Hustla track I got a Hustla Brand so that just make sense…..Its so many like I said Ill be here all day tryna name them all
8.Who do you think is the hottest rapper out?
Migos got the game right now everybody sounding like them right now
9. Who do you think is the hottest producer out?
Right now I’m working on some new music produced by Jrum Beats I think my boy stay fired up its a lot of hot producers doing there thing though I’m a fan of a lot of producers though so I really cant pin point the hottest
10.Who is your favorite artist?
Don’t have a favorite artist but I respect a lot of artist talent and motivation
11.How did you come up with your album title?
I came up with Mr Hustla Mentality  rebranding myself. I switched up my look and my music has grown a lot but forever will have a hustla mentality. It also compliment my new clothing line.
12.What is your favorite song on your album?
My favorite track on my cd is my single Just Be Friends ft. JA’VION MCVADION its a hot track that can be played anywhere clubs, cars, parties wherever.
13.Which song on your album means the most too you?
Its a track on there called WHAT WOULD YOU DO and its about how my close homies turned on me and it just really hit home so i guess that one means the most to me cause of how real it is but all my music is my life story
14.Who are you signed with?
As of right now I’m independent pursuing my own label called HUSTLA MENTALITY INC RECORDS
15.When is your album release date?
It was released July 15, 2017
16.What cities do you plan on touring?
We are planning a #HMI tour coming soon…
17.What female rapper or artist do you think is the sexiest?
18.What would you like to see from the music industry over the next two years?
Different music and less dresses being worn
19.What is your second single gonna be?
I have a new track I’m working on from Jrum beatz its going to be very hot called Magnetic
20.What rapper do you dislike or hate the most?
I don’t dislike anyone i may not understand that mumble rap but i respect every rapper for their grind forrealz
21.Favorite drink in the club?
Remy fasho
22.Favorite industry magazine?
Never have time to read them
23.Who got you started in the rap game?
Myself after watching my favorite artist at that time do they thing and after seeing the cars, jewelry and clothing i wanted it so i motivated myself to get it
24.How does your family feel about your music and your choice of career?
My family was always supportive of my decisions especially with my music cause they know how talented i am and they always got my back like i got them
25.Top 5 rap albums of all time? 
G-code…..The Block is hot…..Creepin On A Come Up….All eyes on me…..The Carter
26.Favorite r and b group or solo artist?
27.Where do you see the rap game headed?
Use to think it can only get better but lately that aint been the case so hopefully Mr HMI can change that
28.How do you usually come up with your songs?
Roll up sit back and recap my day or week
29.What can we expect from you in the future?
A whole lot of real life music and it get better every song every album Mixtape or whatever expect greatness
30. How Can People Reach You?
You can reach me on Instagram @shakey386 @HMI2016  Twitter @shakey386  Facebook :Shakey Lokey  YouTube: Shakey Lokey  Sound cloud: Shakey386  Reverbnation: Shakey386
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