Rese - Interview
1. Tell us your rap name and where are you from? I go by RE$E, King park Native, from Grand Rapids, Michigan.
2. What made you start making music? In 2013 I started listening to chief keef, pharrell more and more and more and more. Got to thinking shit maybe I can too.
3. Who are your influences? Fasho Chief keef, Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi, Lil Wayne, Travis Scott, Thouxanbandfauni, Unotheactivist, I can go all day
4. What is your take on the underground rap scene right now? The underground scene lacking right now, know what I'm saying? 2016 the underground took over the mainstream, so I guess I'm stuck in the past but it's seen better days.
5. What are your goals for 2019 regarding music? Finding the flows I sound best in, I started back in 2017 with my dog shorty, I done came a long way.
6. You have 1 person to thank who would it be? I gotta pick 1 person? Lord Jesus himself!
7. What is your process for recording music ? My process for recording might be a lil weird but I listen to other artists to get a lil energy of my own going, might get to dancing, but fasho get locked in and then we get to it.
8. Any upcoming projects or singles fans should be getting ready for? Reseymoney, if u live in the midwest come hit the listening party the weekend before.
9. What is your favorite part about being an artist/musician/rapper? The shows, I don't even got a lot of track record for shows but its like the internet can't replace real life, its always love when u see people enjoying your sound.
10. What impact do you want to have on the world? The impact I have on the world is bigger than being an artist. I amaze myself daily with what I find I'm capable to do, I wanna leave the world with art, and experiences they could never afford.
11. What are your ambitions with music is this just a hobby or is this a full blown 24/7 lifestyle your embodying? fasho full blown 24/7 is what I want to say but I'm unsigned, I've learned to Audio engineer, I'm getting my foot into production, and My music speaks for itself. I think I can hang.
12. Who is your favorite artist in the rap game right now and why? I miss Drake, but my favorite artist in todays world would have to be Lil Yachty, Playboi Carti, Lil Uzi, Young Thug, Unotheactivist, and Thouxanbandfauni
13. what does the music you create make you feel? Everything on the emotional spectrum. When Reseymoney drops everybody will see its got turnt shit, a lil chill shit on it, and make sure u listen to the last track, even though everyone of them is unique.
14. why is music so important and dear to your heart ? Music is dear to me because of the history I have with it, I used to listen to pharrell growing up alot, 50 cent, kanye, jay z, I got a lot of love for the forefathers. I feel like I owe it to myself to add onto what they did.
15. Taking this as a passion what works best with you for endeavors you may face (regarding to music)? I don't run into much endeavors but Writers block was a blessing and a curse, It's taught me to not rely on writing more to also sharpen my extra blade in freestyling. U don't need a phone to freestyle just a beat!
16. whats your best collaboration experience with another artist or producer? RevvyResey, Thats my partner and we rushed it and it still came out sounding gas. We always credit our squad for having such different styles that when we get two of us on a track it already adds something special, and we did an ep, u know what im saying?
17. who does all of your cover art or do you make your own? I used to let other people do my cover art, but if its not me nowadays, which it is all the time, I would only let papikodone make it.
18. who makes most of your beats or production? I'm a youtube beat junkie, but I eventually link up with these producers and we get to work, Shouts out MathiasTyner, Oakerdidit, Kissthemoon, Solsa, they already on the next wave.
19. who is one artist you wish to work on music with and why? One artist I'd wanna work with would be andre 3000. I used to watch mtv before school just like every 90s baby did and he'd always make me wanna move listening to his music. I like that type of music.
20. who is one producer you wish to work with and why? DN DN DN DN Digital Nas, When I lived in the A I would always hear about em but I wasn't rapping so I didn't take em serious I was in the studio just to support other peoples music anyways. If u see this hit my line lets get in there.
21 do you have any upcoming shows in the next couple months ? The Reseymoney Release Party, I just found out its on the 17th when the tape drops the 20th just now, I get to perform it before its even out be there!
22. for people who havent heard of you what sets you apart from other artists? I like to do different shit, know what im saying? Everybody got they own lane especially with many artists is tryna come up, I'm just glad i'm in my own lane.
23. at the end of the day what does music mean to you ? Medicine, I can listen to some hood shit when I'm doing some hood shit but you ever had your heart broke? I was listening to drake since I was young so I learned that early.
24. Any live shows or projects you got coming up? ReseyMoney ReseyMoney and the ReseyMoney Listening Party on the 17th of january. I swear we going up.
25. Where can the people that checked out this interview find you?