Four Cornas [fourcornas]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
I make beats and write songs. Currently in the group Four Cornas, yet all the members have solo ventures
Do you work alone or in a group? If in a group, who are the others you work with?
Our Group is called Four Cornas of the World. Members consist of Nach Bronson, Rush Realah, Z-killa aka Mac-Z and Reemo da Great
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
We've been performing in the Bay Area for a few years.
Please list discography in which you have participated.
Four Cornas-Undiscovered Territory
Self Made Ent.-Let Me Take You Away
Underground Hardcore Rap presents Undaground Vision Vol. 1
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
We all began bangin' on lunch tables, garbage cans, lockers, on bus seats, or anywhere outside posted up causing trouble.
What was your musical education?
Some piano, turntables and samplers. A little bit on a drum kit.
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
I just remember listening to RUN DMC in the 80's and instantly knowing that this was something I understood on a different level.
What is your creative process?
Clear my mind and just let things come out naturally.
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
I think that in the morning, when I'm fresh and clearheaded.
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
I don't. You never know what a hit song will sound like.
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
Just in feeling satisfaction in what I'm doing creatively.
What part of your job is your least favourite?
How often do you practice?
I get down in the studio about twice a week.
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
Definitely somewhat nervous, but having a good time.
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
I've been inspired by Michael Jackson, RUN-DMC, Wu-Tang Clan, Lionel Richie, DMX, Totally Insane
List three songs that are key to your life.
I don't really have any.
What should be done to stop piracy?
Thats a broad subject. May answer is way too extensive to break down in a few words.
What type of music do you detest?
I don't hate any music, but generally House music (rave music) is not my first choice.
What time did you get up this morning?
About 10:30 am.
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
I just try to be myself.
What other things have you done to make a living?
I've worked an office job, but mostly I waited tables at my pops restaurant.
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?
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
Have a good time.