Today, we sat down with our artist QB Rap P for an interview. Here is what he had to say:
1. How has your hometown shaped who you are as a musician today?
I was blessed to have a lot of people in my hometown make it on a personal level so it made me feel like I could do anything I wanted to do.
2. If you could single out one artist or band that has influenced you, who would that be and why?
well I would have to say Nas influenced me to think outside the box and be creative with my music.
3. If you won the lottery tomorrow, what is the first thing you would buy?
I would buy my mother and sister a new house.
4. What is your advice to fellow underground musicians in regards to remaining discipline in your craft?
Stay true to yourself and invest in yourself.
5. Do you have any songwriting or recording tips you’d like to share?
I try to write about things that are going on in my life at the time it keeps me motivated.
6. How does your family and close friends feel about your music career? Have they always been supportive or have there been issues in the past?
My family is a big supporter of my music. A lot of times I put them in my music. They love that I’m focused on getting to the next level.
7. If you could open up for one famous artist or band, who would that be and why?
I would like to open for DMX. I love his energy and his stage presence. I model my shows after him…no days off and no hype man.
8. If you could have a dinner with one musician who is no longer living, who would that be and why?
I would like to have dinner with James Brown. He is legendary. So many hit records…his sound was great and with the dancing, I could learn a lot from him.
9. In your time with LiquidSound Records, what is the number one thing you have enjoyed the most? Also, what is your advice to those artists who would be interested in joining the roster in the future?
I enjoy the fact that anytime I needed help with something, you guys were right there to help me out. I respect that. Invest in yourself, because that’s where it starts.
10. In ten years, where do you see your music career?
In ten years, I see myself producing for TV and films, doing voiceovers, acting in movies, etc.