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Interview With DonRumba IG DonRumba


1. How Long Have You Been In The Rap Industry?
I released my first EP in 2018 and it’s been on ever since. So u could say it’s been a dub.

2. Who Are Your Major Influences In Your Music?
Tupac without hesitation, with the work ethic and being genuine. I like the new NY wave and to just name drop a few random influences jay-z, 8ball & MJG, styles p, and Lil Wayne.

3. What Is Your First Single? – Or What Single Do You Have Out Now?
I’m currently releasing a new single each month depending on when the people tap in….”Careful” by yours truly donRUMBA feat. Jo Louis is a mean one.

4. Who Do You Have On Your Album?
Currently open to featuring artists on my monthly releases. Contact me at donrumba@me.com to collaborate.

5. How Did You Get Into The Rap Industry?
I really started writing raps outta Boredom while living in BC Canada going to college. Shout out to all ma Canadians

6. Where Were You Born? – Where Do You Live Now?
I was born in the sweet sweet land of Jamaica. I am currently living in Florida.

7. Who Would You Like To Work With That You Haven’t Already?
I’m open to working with anyone who is serious about their craft and love what they do. Connect with me @donrumba on social media.

8. Who Is Your Favorite Rapper You Like Right Now?
Favorite right now in terms of the last couple of years it would have to be Styles P because of the amount of project release and all of them flamed.

09. Who Do You Think Is The Hottest Producer Out? – What Would You Say To That Producer On Why They Should Work With You?
I still think Timberland and Pharrell the hottest. The reason any producer should work with me is the same reason I should work with them I think they’re dope AF and my passion for creating dope art is evident in the music I release.

10. How Did You Come Up With Your Album Title?
Well, the way I came up with releasing a new song each month after releasing an EP in 2018. I studied the game and Russ caught my eye with his interviews and formula of releasing and owning your catalog.

11. What Is Your Favorite Song On Your Album?
My favorite song right now is “Amanda” a love song to all the Queens of the world.

12. Which Song On Your Album Means The Most Too You?
They all truly mean a lot to me but if I had to choose one it would be “Brakes” released on my EP titled M.I.A. This is the first song I ever performed on a stage.

13. Who Are You Signed With?
Not signed to anyone currently. The independent grind is fun figuring things out and making strides to success.

14. When Is Your Album Release Date?
The fans really determine that I’ll be releasing singles every month and earning my so-called dews before putting together an Album.

15. What Cities Do You Plan On Touring?
Right now I’m just watching the analytics and funny enough London, Germany, Argentina, and Phoenix got crazy numbers.

16. What Female Rapper Or Artist Do You Think Is The Sexiest?
Melii got me going crazy right now.

17. What Would You Like To See From The Music Industry Over The Next Year?
I would love to see more ownership from the artists. Like buy back the block and hire people in the community. Create jobs and feed the community that way.

18. What Is Your Second Single Going To Be?
The second single is called “AMANDA” it can be found on all streaming services.

19. If You Could Compare Yourself To An Already Established Artist, Who Would That Be And Why?

Well in terms of work ethic DAbaby, in terms of writing style j. Cole and the wildness Of juice j.

20. What Do You Think Your Listeners Will Get Out Of Your Music?
The listeners will truly get motivation, love, and knowledge from my music. An energy that is undeniable if you ask me.

21. What Were You Thinking About When Your Songs Are Developed? Explain Your Process?
For me, all my lyrics come from a higher power I am merely a vessel. I generally just play beats until one gives me the stank face, then once I get a dope first line it’s on.

22. Who Got You Started In The Rap Industry?

I got my self in through research, watching interviews, podcasts, and specials on artists to learn as much as possible.

23. What Made You Want To Get Into The Music Business?
My reason for entering the business can only be classified as weeding out the trash. Too many wack joints getting shine an I’m way more dope. You can’t even hear what they saying half the time. Like sway would say you wack rappers.

24. How Does Your Family Feel About Your Music And Your Choice Of Career?
My family still stuck on old school traditions of careers. So this me being forever different because before rap I wanted to be a pro soccer player.

25. What Is The Most Difficult Thing You’ve Had To Endure In Life?

Yikes! Where do I start. 2 DUI’s gotta be atop the list.

26. What Do You Hope To Accomplish With Your Music?
I just want to give people an escape from the everyday madness and springboard into other business ventures.

27. What’s The Demographic You Are Trying To Reach Out To?
Every and anybody. Real-life music can not be tailored I believe.

28. How Do You Usually Come Up With Your Songs?
I normally just sit around listening instrumentals and if a beat peak my interest I mumble what I think the beat trying to say an then formulate that into songs

29. What Is Your Goal And Height That You Want To Reach With Your Music?
The universe is the goal but a #1 album/ record aight so bad either.

30. What Influenced You Outside Of Hip Hop Rap That Has Helped You Form Your Style?

The different situations I’ve found my self in throughout my life. It’s insane I’m even still here, to be honest, looking back at how reckless I was.

31. How Can People Reach You?
@donrumba on all social media and streaming platforms. Come through and say what’s up

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