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GJ (Hip Hop)
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What's up this is GJ comin straight outta Medina, OH...round the Cleveland/Akron area...check me out, been producin for about 3 years. 2nd Generation musician, my father was a folk artist back n tha day. I'm takin it back to the origins of Hip Hop, back before it was mainstream, like the late 70's cats. Switch it up a madd amount, take it a different direction and create something totally new. I'm in college doin Musical Production, my dream job is to be an in-house producer for Def Jam. I got alot of big plans, dreams, ideas, and ways of doin things...I'm confident you'll see me a little later.
Band/artist history
Well...i first started playin the guitar at 4...i learned the violyn and piano when i was a lil kid...my life became a broke down dollar around 13 and i grabbed my music tight...the only friend i had for a long long time, first of the month came around one month and i spotted a keyboard at Radio Shack...snatched that up, dude, i got a dell on my slow way comin back up outta the grind but still there...startin producing stuff cuz i never went outside (wanna know why? listen to "Project Windows" by Nas) slowly built up my studio and skill...
Have you performed in front of an audience?
I don't play live now, I used to play live with my father when I was a youngin. After I get a few albums out, get my name around a bit, get a chunch of contacts, get a lil bit older and switched around in life...imma throw off the gloves and drop it all on it's chin n go into the game swingin n tear it up from coast to coast club to club
Your musical influences
Kanye West, Dr. Dre, Wyclef Jean, DJ Premier, Jam-Master Jay Lyrically - Royce Da 5'9", Nas, Gang Starr, The Notorious B.I.G., Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Method Man All together - The Midwest...Imma do it by city who's influenced me... Cleveland Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, 216 Detroit Eminem, Kid Rock, D12 (Proof, Bizarre as solo artists also, and Kon Artist as a producer), Royce Da 5'9", De-Elite, Tre Little, Slum Village, Bugz, Young Z, Obie Trice St. Louis Nelly, St. Lunatics (Ali, Murphy Lee as solo artist...i wanna see a Keyaun solo album!), J-Kwon, Chingy, G.I.B., good producing from The Track Boyz, Trackstars Chicago Kanye West, Twista, The Legit Ballaz, Do Or Die, Common, Benzino i also like some stuff from surrounding cities of Cleveland... DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (also as solo artists...), A Tribe Called Quest, The Clipse, Cam'ron
What equipment do you use?
Keyboard, Computer, Mixer, Turntables, Digital Recorder, Piano, Guitar, Violyn, I'm looking to buy some more instruments and record more of my own samples
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