Exclusive Interview: JordanLivinGood is On The Rise
1. How long have you been doing what you’re doing and how did you get started in the first place?
I’ve been making music for 10+ years, but I only been a serious artist for three years. My cousin Mista Crain got me in the game at 10.
2. Who were the first influences on your music and style?
The first artist to influence was Pimp C., In my opinion, he’s the best to ever do it. He was singing and rapping.
3. In your opinion who is the most influential and successful artist in your genre today and why?
I feel that Drake got it over everyone in today’s age. He’s been in the game for a minute and has consistently dropped hot projects.
4. Do you think your music is mostly enjoyed more for the beats or for the lyrical flow and content?
I feel it’s a mixture of both, but mainly the lyrics because people can relate to a lot of things I talk or get to see a different view.
5. Do you write your own lyrics? If yes, what do you think about artists who use ghost writers?
Everything I mark is written by me. Some writers can’t be artist, and some artist can’t be writers but have a good voice.
6. If you could choose to work with some of today’s established artists or producers, to move your game to the top, with whom would you like to collaborate?
I want to work with Tay Keith like frfr. I feel like me and him can make a fire album together.
7. Which latest songs, videos or mixtapes releases are currently available to your fans and where can they be heard or downloaded?
I just dropped Fantastic on my birthday, and you can find it on all streaming sites. I also, have a music video for the song on my YouTube.
8. Which ingredient do you think is most essential in making your sound and style the way it is?
My knowledge of music production since I have a degree in Audio Production. A good mix can make a good song be great, and a bad mix can make a great song bad.
9. Which emotion more than any other, currently dominates your music? Joy, sadness, anger or passion etc., and why?
Passion is the strongest emotion that I have when it comes to music. This emotion helps me put my all in every single song, and when I’m doing shows.
10. What aspect of the music making process excites you most, and what aspect discourages you the most?
Just being able to express me in a free manner without worrying about being judge. Music is how I vent and escape life. The things that discourage me are when I’m trying to fix for writing too many words in my bars, and it takes time to sit and make it flow perfectly.
11. How involved are you in the recording, producing, mastering, marketing, and other processes needed to make and sell your music, and do you outsource any part of these processes?
When it comes to music production I can do it all. I sometimes have producers make me beats. I do my Facebook, and Instagram ads, but I have a team when it comes to everything else.
12. Do you think the advent of internet and all the new technology has helped your music and independent musicians in general, or do you think it just creates a mass of mediocre “copycats” who flood the web, making it difficult to distinguish yourself?
I think the internet has made things a lot easier especially in today’s times because you can reach a lot of people with spending less than $100 and that’s nothing.
13. What in your opinion is the biggest barrier an artist like yourself, has to face and overcome, to gain any commercial success?
When I was on the come up during the first part of my development stage, and I would get a lot of hate, and over time it will start to beat me down emotionally, but because it felt like hard work went to waste, and made me start to doubt myself.
14. In closing, tell us something about any projects and ideas you have in store or are already working on as well as where people can find your music.
I’m dropping my second album called My Parallel Soul on July 3rd, and it’s full of bangers. You will be able to find the music on Apple Music, Spotify, SoundCloud, and YouTube. The music will be everywhere.
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