Bee Dee Swaggna [beedeeswaggna]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
I Am A Hip Hop Artist! I am a great song writer,and I love ghost writing for others!
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
I am a solo artist,but I'm linked up with my fam Kronic Scug Mac, Triple Threat, and Yung Flic!
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
"JUST GOOGLE ME"
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
I won the Hot 107.1 Radio Competition and receive 100 radio spins this year!
Best underground Mixtape by an unsigned artist.
Ranked #1 Unsigned in the country by www.unsignedtopcharts.com in June 2012!
Please list discography in which you have participated.
Plan B Official Video
901 Boyz SoundTrack!
Start 2 Finish Music Group
Hussa Smart Music Group
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
I was introduced to music at a very young age,but I began making music in 2002!
What was your musical education?
I was in the Band (Drums) ,but I have no degree in it!
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
When I was approach by 2 A&R's,5 years ago, who loved what they have heard from me!
What is your creative process?
I love being alone when I create music.I don't like distraction! When I come up with a great idea I'm known to pace back and forth a lot!
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
In the A.M.
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
LOL! Several Times!
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
Once I listen to the song on 2 or more different occasions,and I still feel good about the mixing!
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
After my very first mixtape! The streets spoiled me wit so much love! Thats all the drive i needed to be great. I can't describe this wonderful feeling.
What part of your job is your least favourite?
Mixing/Engineering! I hate this process the most!LOL,but I love it!
How often do you practice?
DAILY! I'm always working!
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
Anxious but grateful for the opportunity.
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
Yo Gotti , Rick Ross , Young Jeezy , 8 Ball & MJG, and the list goes on!
List three songs that are key to your life.
When I Make It
What should be done to stop piracy?
Haven't Thought About It!
What type of music do you detest?
I like All Music!
What time did you get up this morning?
4:30 AM....All I Do Is Work!
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
Its a cold world out here. I'm just trying to keep a jacket on. I Just Be Me!
What other things have you done to make a living?
I don't a deal yet and I'm not rich yet, so I do work a 9 to 5! I love me job.
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
Anyone who has the same drive and determination as I do!
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
Be careful who you put your trust in.Work Constant!
Bee Dee Swaggna