Most of us come into this world with nothing to prove. Over the course of our lives things fall into shape and bam! We push ourselves in ways we never imagined.
Shootah Baby has become the personification of the grind as he’s worked endlessly to prove to all those who doubted him that he could indeed to it.
He showcased that poignantly in “Applying Pressure” A single that was not only his introduction to the world, but a proclamation that he’d arrived.
Influenced by Lil Wayne’s array of beats and the hustler that is Gucci Mane,Shootah Baby has built a sound for himself that is one part emcee, two parts businessman.
He’s a self-proclaimed workaholic that doesn’t quit when times get tough. Those times only drive him to work harder.
That hard work is what led him to being recognized by DJ Steph Floss, and playing SXSW a few years back. Since then he’s toured the Midwest, including his recent 2017 summer run throughout Ohio.
1) What inspired you to be a part of the music industry?
Mu Uncle and My God Father Forreal My Uncle Was in A Group Hood Known Rap Group And I Stayed watching them and wanting to rap but then my god dad gave me a book of cds i had like 3 pages full of music all types of rap music since then i feel in luv with Being A Artist
2) What are your thoughts on the hip-hop industry at the moment?
It's Cool i Dont Think Its Watered Down i Just Think They Picking And Choosing WHo they Want U Wanna Get Picked Stand Out Dont complain and hate on ht enext man because you aint get picked so to answer the industry is cool right now its gon be more lit when i bring my presence in
3) Do you enjoy grinding it out independently or would you prefer to be signed to a major label?
Independently i do enjoy then i dont its like i dont enjoy That its way more stuff you have to do on your own like book shows talk to people book studios network you have to do everything On The Other Hand COntrol all your own accounts but It Show you how to become a boss how to be a leader how to be a organized established artist a go getta because being indie the only reason u wont pop would be because of you Indie its great who dont want a whole team thats going for you that you dont have to say nothing to they automatically know what to do but me i stay Indie im tryna be a leader i wanna know the game in and out
4) What do you think goes into building a loyal fanbase?
Consistency and originality If You Keep Giving them what they want why would they leave and being myself they wont find another Shootah Forreal so long as i be my self and stay constant thats my opinion on how to build a loyal fanbase
5) What sort of online promo and marketing are you doing to reach your fanbase?
Im Trying to Use everything thats beneficial towards my name and And my brand i Use Instagram promo reverbnation promo Dj Artist Pools Im Still Looking
6) If you could collaborate with any well-known artist who would it be?
i Would Collaborate with Soulja Boy, Future, Gucci Mane, AsainDoll, CubanSavage, Qmoney, Nba Young Boy,Kodak Black
7) What are your plans for your next project?
Bigger Bigger Better Different than the last one ima give them some more pressure they cant deny But In Something New You Feel Me Lol
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