Hey Jules! We recognize and love contemporary new Hip Hop artists particularly from Florida! We all know :The Really feel” is your debut album, however how lengthy have you ever been making music? What a part of Florida are you from?
I’ve been making music for about 16 years on and off. I began again after I was 13. So its been a very long time coming. And I’m from a Lakeland. A small metropolis between Tampa and Orlando.
There may be a variety of new Hip Hop expertise popping out of Florida proper now! How are you being 100% unique and totally different? What’s separating you from all the opposite up and coming MC’s developing from on the market!?
Truthfully I feel it’s simply my strategy to creating music. I look to make music that’s timeless and has a soul to it. Music that you may inform each ounce of emotion was put into it. And likewise I rap and produce. So all the things you hear from me both I made myself or I helped or assisted in some kind of manner. I really feel like my music is meticulously crafted to suit my voice so I really feel like that alone provides it a novel really feel. And I’m very a lot into samples in order that type of places me by myself path. Not too many individuals from right here is creating that kind of music.
How do you describe your sound?
It’s exhausting for me to place it into phrases however I’d say its derived from older Kanye but in addition with my twist to it. I used to be an enormous fan of the soul samples Kanye would use in his earlier music. And my father would solely play oldies in the home after I was a child so I fell in love with that sound. So I needed to have that soul pattern really feel to my music however give it somewhat southern really feel with 808s and heavy drums over it. Nearly modernize classics if you’ll.
Inform us about your Hip Hop and/or music influences? Any native metropolis?
As a child I used to be in love with Nas and Jay-Z. I exploit to wish to rap like them. Plus all my buddies that I rapped with had been older and actually cared about lyrics and bars so that you couldn’t get on a observe with them until you had been actually saying one thing. So I exploit to check guys like Nas, Jay, Methodology Man. Even Eminem. Simply attempting to see how their mind work and the way they put collectively bars. So New York actually guided me after I was youthful.
Please breakdown the artistic means of your debut album “The Really feel”?! Who designed the Paintings to it?!
All of the manufacturing on the album simply got here from a few children simply sitting of their bedrooms and attempting to make the dopest music potential. I’d both begin engaged on a beat and ship it to Dromen or KING or they’d begin one thing and I’d are available and add to it. Normally would begin with a pattern that I’d randomly hear all through the day and I’d rush dwelling to cut it up and lay some drums over it. Then KING or Dromen would discover a dope melody to play with it and from there we might simply add extra layers. Normally I’d know instantly what the music will likely be about inside the first 15-20 minutes of creating the beat. And them from there its simply piecing the story collectively for that music and for the remainder of the album. And the extraordinarily proficient Jon Sierra from Sierra Inventive Group created the paintings. It got here from a picture I got here up with whereas within the studio and my brother Harry, who’s an artist, drew it for me and Jon actually introduced it to life.
Rappers these days suppose by throwing up a number of movies up on social media and pushing fast initiatives, they’ll blow up in a single day! Give us your view on how over saturated the market is correct now with so many MC’s/Producers however to not many high quality music.
I’ve at all times been an enormous believer in high quality or amount. That’s what my entire model Lengthy Stay is about. Creating one thing that may stand the check of time and never simply particular for the second. In order that at all times been my route and objective. I wish to make music that influence folks in a manner that may by no means be forgotten.
If it got here all the way down to 1 ALBUM solely, what underground Hip Hop album would you contemplate THE BEST OF ALL TIME!!!???……One 1 album you may select.
To be trustworthy, I couldn’t offer you a solution. Once I was doing my analysis as a child, I used to be finding out albums like Affordable Doubt, Vol. 2 Arduous Knock Life, The Blueprint, Illmatic, and Stillmatic. Even albums like Aquemini. So all of the underground albums I by no means acquired into.
Right here it’s! Our hottest query! What’s your definition of “underground hip hop”?
Underground hip hop to me is simply music that’s often phenomenal that actually touches the core of the folks. That’s the place you can see the purest type of the artwork. I adore it. It’s nothing larger than discovering that artist that hasn’t obtain mainstream success but however is offering music that’s groundbreaking.
The place can folks discover you on the internet? Drop all of the very important hyperlinks.
You will discover me at my official web site www.longlivemusicgroup.com Thats the principle hub that has all the things. You may also discover me on SoundCloud at www.soundcloud.com/longlivemusicgroup I’m on Instagram @longlivejules and Fb as Jules. And my YouTube channel is Lengthy Stay Music Group.
Lastly, and shout out? (buddies, household, administration, and many others)
I at all times wish to thank God for this chance and all of the blessings He has given me. I wish to shoutout my group, Dromen and Made. Additionally to anyone who helped me create this venture. The nice folks over at 40kft Consulting Group for all of the help they’ve given me. To my whole household and for everybody who took the time to pay attention. It’s all love.