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Interview With Smurf G

1.How Long Have You Been In The Rap Industry ?
I have been in the rap industry off and on for 10 years. I took a break and now I’m right back at it!!
2.Who Are Your Major Influences In Your Music ?
My influences in music are 2Pac, Geto Boys, UGK, 8Ball & MJG, T.I., 50 Cent, Eminem & DMX. They had messages and life lessons in their music. Most of those albums has been the soundtrack to my life.
3.What Is Your First Single ? –  Or What Single Do You Have Out Now ?
I’m pushing Country Boy at the moment. The single features Ken, the UGK Legend Bun B & the Versatyle Child Chalie Boy. Its produced by Cash Da Check and mixed and mastered by Cory Mo.
4.Who Do You Have On Your Album ?
My mixtape and album is currently in the works. So far I have songs done with Daz Dillinger, Young Buck, Da Voice, Nardo, Eli Da Melanin God, Live Sosa, SJ, Rod D, etc. It’s gonna be 1 of if not the best projects outta Arkansas. Wait and see!!!!!
5.How Did You Get Into The Rap Industry ?
I never had intentions on trying to rap at a major level. I was making music just as a hobby and it started to spread around my area. One day a guy pulls up and tells me “when you’re ready to get serious about you’re music, call me”. We talked and then a month or two later, I had done a song with then SoSo Def artist formerly known as Young Capone (Hustle Gang’s RaRa). A little time after that I was on the Street Credit Tour that he was co-headlining with Alfamega who was with Grand Hustle at the time.
6.Where Were You Born ?  – Where Do You Live Now ? 
I was born in Camden, AR and I currently reside in Fayetteville, AR.
7.Who Would You Like To Work With That You Haven’t Already ?
I would like to work with Boosie and Gucci Mane artist wise. When it comes to producers, I would like to work with Zaytoven and Metro Boomin.
8. Who Do You Have On Your Albums Right Now ?
 So far I have songs done with Daz Dillinger, Young Buck, Da Voice, Nardo, Eli Da Melanin God, Live Sosa, SJ, Rod D, etc.
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 ?
Metro Boomin is who I hear the most. I would tell him lets work and get Arkansas heard. Be apart of that because I believe all it will take is one artist and then the flood gates will open. Arkansas will be heard whether its someone else or me. We have alot of talent.
11.How Did You Come Up With Your Album Title ?
It’s still untitled. I got a few ideas but none are solid yet.
12.What Is Your Favorite Song On Your Album ?
I don’t have a favorite just yet. I like them all so far!
13.Which Song On Your Album Means The Most Too You ?
Bums and Snakes. I’d say that because I’d rather eat crumbs with bums than steaks with snakes lol.
14.Who Are You Signed With ?
I’m signed to myself. G Entertainment Music Empire
15.When Is Your Album Release Date ?
I’m not sure yet but I’m planning on releasing 2 mixtapes by the end of January.
16.What Cities Do You Plan On Touring ?
We are in the process of putting together a Arkansas tour set for early January.
17.What Female Rapper Or Artist Do You Think Is The Sexiest ?
I really don’t know so I would probably say a 4 way tie.
Nicki/Cardi/Iggy/Niykee Heaton
18.What Would You Like To See From The Music Industry Over The Next Year ?
More Arkansas artists period!!!!!
19.What Is Your Second Single Going To Be ?
Holiday. Its supa hard!!!!
20.If You Could Compare Yourself To An Already Established Artist, Who Would That Be And Why?  
No one. I’m not trying to sound like anyone or compare. I want to try to do something a lil’ more different.
21.What Do You Think Your Listeners Will Get Out Of Your Music ? 
I want them to listen and think, especially if in some of my music has a message in there for them.
22.What Were You Thinking About When Your Songs Are Developed? Explain Your Process ?
It’s all about vibes and the mood. You know how I’m feeling, whats going on around me, etc.
23.Who Got You Started In The Rap Industry  ?
My manager Levertis Clark. I dont know what I would’ve did different honestly.
24.What Made You Want To Get Into The Music Business ? 
I just liked music. I never had any intentions on being a rapper, I just liked to do it. It was weird hearing myself on the radio the first time BUT I did enjoy it.
25.How Does Your Family Feel About Your Music And Your Choice Of Career ?
They love it but they hate me being away a lot.
26.What Is The Most Difficult Thing You’ve Had To Endure In Life ? 
Losing my parents and my cousin Wendy was really rough but I’m still pushing!!!
27.What Do You Hope To Accomplish With Your Music ?
I want to get Arkansas heard and I want to help other Arkansas artists out!!
28.What’s The Demographic You Are Trying To Reach Out To ?
The whole south/midwest and expand even further.
29.How Do You Usually Come Up With Your Songs ?
I usually come up with songs when I’m riding, working or just with the team. 
30.What Is Your Goal And Height That You Want To Reach With Your Music ?
The top and as far as God will take me!
31.What Influenced  You Outside Of Hip Hop Rap That Have Helped You Form Your Style ?
Life is the influence outside of rap. It gets you ready for anything.
32.How Can People Reach You ? 
Phone Number -479.313.2414
Instagram – @smurfgmuzik
Sound Cloud -smurfg870
Web Site –www.smurfg870.com
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