by Jacqueline Wah
I had a lil chit chat with up and coming recording artist YD, from Madison, WI. He's a young man who is fully focused on his music career. There's a lot of talent in Madison, but the hip hop music scene gets slept on in that area. YD is about to change that. Read about who YD is here ---> Who is YD?
¥£$: What has been the most exciting part in your career so far?
The most exciting part of my career the progress I see , cause I started from nothin . And I like how my city catching on to my style
¥£$: Can you tell us some of your short and long term goals?
Some of my short term goals is to make sure everyone in my city know who I am , hit more blogs and do more interviews and performances
¥£$:Who has been a big influence in your music career celebrity or family/friend?
Some of my long term goals are to stay humble threw everything tht God is blessing me with , to be one of the best to ever do it , and to get some national and global buzz
¥£$:Why do you feel like your the next to blow?
Some of my influences are my Jay Z , dizzy wright , j.cole , big Sean and Kendrick Lamar .
¥£$:How has the year been treating you so far? What type of things do you have planned for 2013?I feel like I'm the next to blow because my lyrics hold content and substance . The thinks I choose to talk about topics that people will come across in they're everyday life . I feel my music is timesless. You can listen to one of my songs ten years from now and still enjoy it
This year been good to me so far . I feel my fans and friends are more in tune with me as far as an artist . I have a lot of good things planned for 2013 y'all just gone have to watch me to see
¥£$: When are you dropping new music?
I been working on alot of new music Lately . I'm dropping a new song this coming Sunday so stay on the look out for it.
¥£$: How can fans keep up with you on the regular?
Fans can keep up wit me on twitter follow me @LegendaryYD and on my fan page on FB "YD". Y'all can hit me up anytime I like interacting with the people that enjoy my music.
¥£$: You've worked with TED PARKS and you both did a phenonaml job on the song, why isn't the video up anymore?
Yeah Ted park is a good friend of mine . We got a lot of works in progress we ain't ever get to because we both be grinding but more work from me and Ted is overdue , and as far as the vid I don't know what happened to it we put it on his YouTube channel and he said it got removed for unknown reasons .
¥£$: Who are you currently working with as far as DJ's and producers?
I work with a few producers like my guy THP (Trey Hits Productions) that what he go by he produced a lot of beats that I wrote songs to he putting together some beats for a couple diffrent projects a got going on. And the other producer I work wit is Victory , hands down the best to do it with the beats in my city . Be expecting me and him to come together and make some classics
¥£$: What kind of music can we expect from YD?
Good music is what you can expect from YD, I say that cause EVERYBODY wanna be a rapper where im from and i hear alot of stuff that just aint good even in the industry and I feel like what I'm doing will change all that. I got lots of callabs and a mix tape coming soon so everybody be on the look out
¥£$: Why solo?
And being solo for me is easier . I did the whole group thing and it ain't work out . Doing what I'm doing now I ain't gotta worry about nobody but me and my efforts to Tryna get where I want so I chose the solo route
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