Bashtro-Sole - Interview
1. Tell us your rap name and where are you from?
My stage name is Bashtro-Søle, I’m originally born in Manhattan, New York but I was raised in Atlanta, Ga more specifically zone 4 campbellton rd greenbrier area.
2. What made you start making music?
I started music in 2015 with my boy Masiah he was always rapping and he was the person who bought me to the studio for the first time.
3. Who are your influences in rap?
My influences in rap are Mf Doom (R.i.p ) , Pharell , Keith Haring , Travis Scott and Robb Bank$.
4. What is your take on the underground rap scene right now?
My take is that we’re in a renaissance of sorts in the underground scene there’s so many new sounds and styles popping up and changing the landscape of the underground
5. What are your goals for the new year regarding music?
My goals for 2021 are to evolve as an artist , keep pushing my sound forward, and try new styles and beats. Definitely expect more visuals in the near future.
6. You have 1 person to thank, who would it be?
I would thank my boy Masiah for encouraging me to rap In the first place. Without him doing that I probably wouldn’t even be rapping right now
7. What is your process for recording music ?
My process for recording isn’t conventional at all sometimes I go in and record in acapella or I’ll have the beat cut off right where my punch ins are.
8.Any upcoming projects or singles fans should be getting ready for this year?
Gresham lane vol 2 coming soon check out vol 1 if y’all ain’t hear it
I got a tape I’m working on with B4 called Bash Vs B4
I got a tape me and slym working on coming soon too called Age of Aquarius
And all my solo projects Neptune’s vengeance and better off dead 2.0
So stay tuned
9. What have you been doin music wise while in COVID times?
Searching for beats on the cloud , writing verses. Tryna stay consistent and connected to the craft as much as possible.
10.What impact do you want to have on the world?
I want my impact on the world to be that I broke barriers and pioneered new things that other creatives weren’t doing at the time.
11.What's your best collaboration experience with another artist or producer?
My best collaboration experiences are with slym and my engineer Ali every time we in the studio you know we leaving with some bangers
12. Who does all of your cover art or do you make your own?
I do majority of my cover art but if not I’ll go to my boy @lucas808s on Instagram or my other boy @makingSyn on Twitter
13. Who makes most of your beats or production?
Most of my beats come from B1ackboy or my boy Shmokeonthebeat and shmoke also does my mixing and mastering too shouts out to him and I record at @planetpxlstudios on ig with my boy Ali
14. What can we expect next from you ?
Definitely more visuals cuz I only have one out right now , I’m working on a line of merch coming soon, be on the lookout for that.
More shows god willing and pushing more creative ideas out in the universe
15. Link the fans your Twitter & Instagram @ Below so they can follow you!
All my social media’s is @bashtrosole
Follow me on SoundCloud, Apple Music and Spotify