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Interview With RichHxxdie @RichHxxdie IG RichHxxdie

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1 How Long Have You Been In The Rap Industry?
I’ve been recording music for about 10 years, however I  have only recently began immersing myself in the industry as a Artist for about 2 years.

2 Who Are Your Major Influences In Your Music?
Growing up I listened to a lot of Curren$y, Future, 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Drake, WizKhalifa, and Big KRIT. I  feel they have had the most impact on my sound as far as lyricism, flows, and image. Nowadays I listen to Rich Hxxdie, Sauce Walka, 21 Savage, and Young Thug.

3 What Is Your First Single? – Or What Single Do You Have Out Now?
My very first single I  believe is Beach Bums, released in 2019. Has a vibe filled melodic hook and very enticing wordplay. My most recent single I have out now is titled HarderToLove.

4 Who Do You Have On Your Album?
Its technically not an album, its more of a deluxe project that I  re-released from 2019 called “Pitch Black” The deluxe has better mixing and mastering, with the addition of a few more bangers I have recently recorded.

5 How Did You Get Into The Rap Industry?
Well I’ve always been a bit of a writer, I initially started out writing poetry for family birthdays and occasions. One day hot summer day in 2014, as I  was writing a poem, I  noticed it had a bit more “flare” to it than the others. I practiced my cadence and flow and decided I  was going to master the art of rap. I  later found myself inspiring others to help me along my journey by learning to mix&master, produce beats, design cover art, and even begin to rap themselves.

6 Where Were You Born? – Where Do You Live Now?
I  was born in Atlanta, Ga. Moved around the city due to my mother’s occupation as physical therapist looking for better paying job opportunities. I’ve lived everywhere from College Park, to Fairburn, Jonesboro, and Union City. I  now currently stay in Fairburn Ga.

7 Who Would You Like To Work With That You Haven’t Already?
I  would love a chance o work with Polo G, Sauce Walka, Curren$y, Metro Boomin, and SouthSIde.

8 Who Is Your Favorite Rapper You Like Right Now?
My favorite rapper right now is Rich Hxxdie. The way he can deliver different flows on a variety of beats is sensational. No matter what kind of day you’re having or whatever vibe youre in, Rich Hxxdie has a song for it.

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  would say Metro Boomin is the hottest out right now. His 808’s and melodic symphonies and samples just do wonders. If I  got the chance to meet and speak with him, I would mention how my unique sound and gravitational pull behind the mic would accentuate a hard sample of his and bring us that Bag.

10 How Did You Come Up With Your Album Title?
Well, I  figured that being most of the beats have a bit of dark vibe and me sharing some very introspective moments in my life throughout the past few years. It only seemed right, along with the fact I  believe I  recorded most of the songs in the dark with no light. Purging al my energy and emotion into the microphone.

11 What Is Your Favorite Song On Your Album?
My personal favorite would have to be “Real One”. It basically is me speaking of how I  pride myself on being a provider for my family, as a father. Another favorite of mine from the project would have to be “No Motion”, “Yea Hoe”, and “KillShot”. Those are all high energy performance songs, and I  love to perform.

12 Which Song On Your Album Means The Most Too You?
The song that means the most to me from the project, would have to be “2020 Freestyle”. Mainly because of how I transcribe my thoughts and feelings of some trying situations and hardships I  dealt with that year. Also 2020 was probably one of the most impactful years of my life as well as the rest of the world.

13 Who Are You Signed With?
I  am an Independent Artist, working under the confines of my brand and buisness ooT Ent.

14 When Is Your Album Release Date?
My most recent project “Pitch Black” was released on Dec 2, 2022. I  intend to drop projects monthly moving forward into the new year, maybe like some 4-5 track Eps.

15 What Cities Do You Plan On Touring?
Defintely touring Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Charlotte, Oklahoma City, Kansas City, Atlanta, New York City, Colorado Springs, East St Louis, Tampa, and Miami.

16 What Female Rapper Or Artist Do You Think Is The Sexiest?
I’m not gone even lie man Kali is probably the only toxic chocolate I’d poison myself with. Just kidding.

17 What Would You Like To See From The Music Industry Over The Next Year?
I would like to see more collaboration with independent artist and the mainstream collective. I  understand that there is always going to be that underlying factor of money, but if there was like a program where mainstream artist could mentor artist on the rise and kinda have them shadow I think that would be dope.

18 What Is Your Second Single Going To Be?
I have a few in mind but right now I’m focusing on really increasing my catalog.

19 If You Could Compare Yourself To An Already Established Artist, Who Would That Be And Why?
I  don’t have anyone in particular I  feel I can compare myself to, and that’s for a reason. I  am still putting in the ground work to create my own lane, and potentially a new sound for future artist.

20 What Do You Think Your Listeners Will Get Out Of Your Music? 
I believe if nothing else, my listeners will get a chance to peer into my life as a developing artist. As well as gaining insight on how manifestation and consistency can change the trajectory of your life no matter what your current situation is. My music is for the dreamers and believers.

21 What Were You Thinking About When Your Songs Are Developed? Explain Your Process?
Most times I make my music based off a story revolved around whatever the producer happened to name the beat. I then add my own relativity to it and personalize it as my own.

22 Who Got You Started In The Rap Industry?
I came into the game alone, but that’s not at all how I  plan to continue. I have had many mentors, established many friendships while on my journey. I  can only hope to achieve more with those who remain with me along the journey and to discover new partnerships along the way.

23 What Made You Want To Get Into The Music Business?
Ever since a child, I innately had a passion for music. Whether that was just listening or even crafting my own. Once I realized I had the talent and potential to be an award winning and world renowned artist and entertainer. I  never took my eyes off of the dream.

24 How Does Your Family Feel About Your Music And Your Choice Of Career?
Lol, that’s a funny question. Only because my family has a history of professional work. My Grandfather who recently passed in 2021, was the first black fire chief of College Park in Atlanta Ga. My Mother recently acquired her doctorates in Physical Therapy in 2019. My Father is a cyber analyst I  think for the VA. So when my family heard me addressing women as b@#$% and h@!# it took them a while to be supportive of me. However they’ve come to realize that I am very talented and capable of making motivational and uplifting music along with songs that have little to no curse words. They probably all would have preferred me going to college, earning a degree, and working something corporate. However I  knew even as a child that wasn’t the path for me.

25 What Is The Most Difficult Thing You’ve Had To Endure In Life? 
The most difficult things I’ve had to endure in life was when I struggled with my identity in 2021 and 2022. After dedicating my time and will to the USAF for 4 years. I got out trying to redefine myself without asking for help and becoming aggressively dependent upon marijuana. Having 3 kids no job and a wife who may have pitied me at that time. I struggled with depression and suicidal thoughts almost daily. I so badly want to escape my reality of feeling like a loser that I  began searching outside myself for reassurance from things like tarot cards and crystal gems. Add to the fact that my wife and I  agreed to settle for divorce after a long 5 years of commitment only added more stress. I struggled with trying to keep up the persona and image of being “Rich Hxxdie” when I  was really feeling and living like “Poor Sweatshirt”. Nevertheless over the past year I stayed grounded with the help of God, my friends and family, therapy, prayer and even some medication to put me back on track. Ive made a lot of progress since the beginning of 2022 and only hope to continue to evolve and refine myself as a Man, Father, Artist, and Influencer through sharing my stories and experiences of both hardships and success.

26 What Do You Hope To Accomplish With Your Music?
I  hope to reach listeners worldwide sharing my stories, promoting positive vibes and empowering fans with discipline, manifestation, and the power of belief in self. I wish to collaborate with other independent artist helping to uplift one another and creating lasting familial bonds outside of money and music.

27 What’s The Demographic You Are Trying To Reach Out To?
My primary demographic is African Americans around the age of 18-25. I feel that’s the time of real youth self discovery, and the time you are most malleable to shape or reinvent yourself  and the trajectory of your future. Inspiring people that its never too late to live out your dream.

28 How Do You Usually Come Up With Your Songs?
I tend to go off my emotions and whatever situation I’m currently dealing with. Whether its a freestyle, written, or punching, in the vibe of the song comes from my sense of awareness of self at the time.

29 What Is Your Goal And Height That You Want To Reach With Your Music?
My ultimate goal is to provide a high quality life for myself and my family creating generational wealth so that the stress and lack of money is no longer a factor in my family tree. To create opportunities for my close friends and help them become their own Boss as well. I don’t want to place a “height” on my career because I feel my trajectory is Space-bound.

30 What Influenced You Outside Of Hip Hop Rap That Has Helped You Form Your Style?
Video Games for sure,  another name I  tend to go by in my music is the Cheat Code Man. I  just like many others grew up playing NBA 2k, COD, GTA, and many other popular games, Fashion: Having lived in Atlanta its like the breeding grounds for drip and creating your style. Black Culture: The culture outside of rap, Barbershops, movies like Friday, Playas Club, and pretty much anything that aired on BET network, Social Media and Basketball.

31 How Can People Reach You?
If looking to collaborate, book, or do other business email me at ootentertainment@gmail.com or at richhxxdie@gmail.com
My social handles on IG, Twitter, & Youtube is


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