Profits - Interview
1. Tell us your rap name and where are you from?
Profits aka EastSideProfits East St Louis Illinois
2. What made you start making music?
falling in love with the genre growing up
3. Who are your influences in rap?
Bone thugs n Harmony, Nas, Tupac, Kanye
4. What is your take on the underground rap scene right now?
I believe it’s thriving and ever evolving because of technology and new sounds being introduced daily.
5. As an artist who has to compete with thousands of others for streams/plays, what makes your music worth people clicking on? I believe my sound is one that captures moods and feelings and something everyone could enjoy and feel. 6. You have 1 person to thank, who would it be? The ppl who really enjoy my music, my team and my family
7. What is your process for recording music ? Seeing what creative time and space I’m in for the day and approaching that with laser focus either adding to an old idea or seeking new.
8. Any upcoming projects or singles fans should be getting ready for this year? The VibeTape my newest Feature project Late summer
9. What keeps you motivated and on path towards your goals for music? My hunger and love for creating music and the energy from my peers 10. What impact do you want to have on the world? I want to leave a mark as a complete artist with music lasting in multiple genres
11. What's your best collaboration experience with another artist or producer? It would have to be with West Coast Legend Teeflii, the homie was really amazing adding to the song teaching me levels and I learned a lot from homie on the set of the visual, “Profits Cold Summer Ft Teeflii” Now a streaming
12. Who does all of your cover art or do you make your own? @ArtbyRiko, @LukeDuke607. @archiethebaker, @5iveStarr84
13. Who makes most of your beats or production? A host of many lol
14. What can we expect next from you in 2022? The next singles “Pass Along” ft Roche & HeadShot also later this summer “Ten Toes ft Bino Rideaux and Roche”
15. Link the fans to your Twitter & Instagram @ Below so they can follow you!
IG & Twitter: @IamProfits