KLYDE DA GENERAL [klydedageneral]
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
IM A LOCAL RAP ARTIST FROM THE BRONX
Is there a web address where one can listen, see, or read some of your work?
GO TO YOUTUBE.COM/KLYDEDAGENERAL OR FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER @KLYDEDAGENERAL
Please list any awards, competitions, or other acknowledgments you would like to mention.
I'VE ACHIEVED ONE OF THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS I GOT PEOPLE TO LISTEN ..
How did you begin making music? Who introduced you?
I BEGAN WRITING WHILE I WAS INCARCERATED IN 2004
What was your musical education?
I KNOW AS MUCH AS I NEED TO KNOW
When did you realise that making music could be a way of life for you?
I REALIZED THAT I WANTED TO TAKE IT SERIOUS WHEN HEARD THE VOICES OF MY NEIGHBORHOOD INSIST I DO SO...
What is your creative process?
When do you have your most lucid moments, in the morning or night?
Have you ever awoken with a melody created from your dreams?
SO OFTEN I HAVE TO WRITE ON MY BEDROOM WALL
How do you know when a song is finished or needs no more changes?
I LISTEN TO IT EVEN AFTER ITS MIXED DOWN MAYBE FOR 2 DAYS AND THEN RE-DO THE SONG
How did you discover your creative territory? How would you describe it?
I WAS BROUGHT UP ENETERTAINING PLAYING BASKETBALL AND DANCING
What part of your job is your least favourite?
NOT GETTING PAID FOR ALL THE EFFORT I PUT FORTH
How often do you practice?
PRACTICE MAKES PROGRESSS
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
CALM BUT ANXIOUS
Which musicians or groups have been inspiring to your career?
ANYONE WHO HAS DONE THIS BEFORE ME INSPIES ME
List three songs that are key to your life.
I WISH R KELLY , DEAR MAMA TUPAC, SUPER WOMEN THEME SONG BY KLYDE DA GENERAL
What should be done to stop piracy?
THAT SOMETHING THAT CANNOT BE STOPPED UNLESS WE CREAT A PIRACY SUPER HERO.
What time did you get up this morning?
How do you sell yourself? What has been your experience with record companies and representatives?
I LET MY MUSIC DO THE NEGOTIATIONS
What other things have you done to make a living?
Have you ever played on the street or in the subway? How much did you collect each day?
YES I HAVE AND RECIEVED NOTHING BUT LOVE
What advice would you give to someone starting out in the business?
YOU NEED A FOUNDATION
KLYDE DA GENERAL