When you hear an artist that invokes passion into their own creations, it’s something that can’t be ignored from any aspect. Music effects people in many different ways. To some music is more than just something to listen to or play, it’s something to feel. Music is extremely important in certain individuals’ life it’s been proven to help a lot who has gone through tough times or even the ones that create it. Some of us grow up with the ear of a musician; others are forced to lend the ear to music. In either perspective music is an inspiration to a life. Music has brought unity, smiles, culture, tears, and much more. One can’t deny the feel you get when a piece of music is played, whether its beats, notes, a tune, even natural sounds. Music has inspired many people and has helped them in their lowest point of their lives. Though the music of today isn’t the same as it used to be; meaning wise, we can all agree that inspiration has cultivated the hearts of the world. Music, is technically sounds put together to make a tune.
FLOW is definitely one of those artists that has been able to use his music to shed a light of positivity on his fans (new and old). Today we get the privilege to hear from the man himself, as we learn more about FLOW. What drives him? What got him started? And what does the future hold for his career? It’s all a matter of what you want to hear. So enjoy our latest feature with FLOW:
Q: What is your name, and name your group/band/act?
Flow of StayCool
Q: Where are you from? How did you get your name?
I am from Baltimore, and it’s a funny story about my name actually, I typed my real name in the rap name generator that’s on the Internet and it came out as mc flow lol it was a joke at first but I liked it and kept it
Q: Who are your band members? And how long have you guy been performing together?
I’m a solo artist mainly, but I have movement which is called StayCool and we’ve just recently started performing together.
Q: How would you describe your music for the public audience?
I would say I have a mellow style, smooth beats most of the time but versatile with flows and deliveries.
Q: Thinking back to early childhood, what was your first experience with music like? What song do you remember most as a child?
My first experience was always with my mom in the car like taking me to school I remember it was Lauren Hill and Jay-Z all the time playing in the car. One of the songs I remember most was “Zion” by Lauren Hill, one of my all time favorites, still listen to that album till this day
Q: As a child growing up, music surrounds us: what type of music did you hear the most back then? How does it differ from what you listen to now?
I used to hear a lot of New York rappers growing up with my mom and pops, my dad listened to a lot of Jay-z as well as my mom, but I remember my aunt used to love the “Hot Boyz” you know cash money, I remember that as a child, I loved that music. And to me the biggest difference about music today and nowadays is that nowadays a lot of it sounds kinda the same, well the songs on the radio, back then you could turn on the radio and hear two different sounding sounds, now it all sounds the same.
Q: How does your family support your music career?
They’re all for me pursing my dream and send nothing but positive energy, and when I’m on the road they all make sure they I know they’re supporting, and make sure they call often, S/O to my family.