One West: How did you enter the game?
323Conflik: I entered the game doing music in groups with a couple of my partners from the neighborhood that I grew up in. Started rapping at 13 & I haven’t looked back.
One West: When did you first get introduced to hip-hop?
323Conflik: I was first introduced to hip hop in 1994 when i saw Scarface & Ice Cube’s video (Hands of a Dead body) I was about 10 years old at the time. I was also listening to Eazy E back in my younger days, although I was too young to remember the age. Since then I fell in love with the art.
One West: Who does your music speak for?
323Conflik: My music speaks for the Have-nots in every urban community threw
out the world. I speak for the people in the struggle and also the thugs in the streets, that are a product of their environment.
323Conflik: I feel the culture is evolving everyday and also changing. I feel
like its moving in the right direction, us a artist just need to adapt to the change.
One West: Who are a few artists that you have worked with and what have you learned in the process?
323Conflik: I haven’t worked with any major artist, but I’ve learned a lot doing music in the last 10 years. Learned how to deliver my music alot better, write & a lot of breath control.
323Conflik: I’m looking to leave behind a Legacy of my own & also a lot of great music with stories many can relate to.
One West: Do you feel like you came a long way from the beginning?
323Conflik: Yes, i feel like i advanced since i started doing music from a regular rapper into an Artist. I’ve done albums, EP’s and Singles. In the beginning I couldn’t get a project done, Now i have several with more to come.
One West: What would you tell yourself 10 years ago?
323Conflik: I would tell myself to promote more on social media, save money to invest in my career & put Cd’s in the streets so at least by now I would have a decent fan base.
One West: What keeps you coming back to hip-hop?
323Conflik: The love for the art is what keeps me coming back, even if i wanted to stop doing music, I can’t. I’ve been writing, listening to beats &recording since my late teens and I don’t plan on stopping. It’s stuck
One West: What’s next for you in the next quarter?
323Conflik: I plan on releasing more music videos, My next single is called “All Day” the video will be dropping when my videographer is done. Besides doing videos, I will be looking into Marketing and Promotion strategies to build a decent fan base.
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