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Runjozi - Interview

1. Tell us your rap name and where are you from?

My name is Runjozi, I'm from Lagos, Nigeria

2. What made you start making music?

My love for the art in general, the whole creative process

3. Who are your influences?

Lil Wayne, Jay Z

4. What is your take on the underground rap scene right now? 

The underground scene is filled with a lot of amazing talent right now and I'm just happy to be a part of it

5. What are your goals for 2019 regarding music? 

Getting better overall and also increasing my fan base

6. You have 1 person to thank who would it be? 

Lil Wayne

7. What is your process for recording music ? 

Recently what I've been doing is listening to a beat then coming up with a melody or flow then I just lay that down then I put words in, and other times I hear the beat and write the whole song down before recording

8. Any upcoming projects or singles fans should be getting ready for? 

I'm currently getting ready to release my mixtape titled Runjozi SZN and I just put out a single from the tape titled White Flag which is available everywhere.

9. What is your favorite part about being an artist/musician/rapper? 

My favorite part is the creative process

10. What impact do you want to have on the world? 

I want to be the one artist that everyone connects with in someway, no matter where they are or what they're going through I hope everyone can find comfort in my music

11. What are your ambitions with music is this just a hobby or is this a full blown 24/7 lifestyle your embodying? 

It's not just a hobby it's a lifestyle, I even have a song where I talked about that

12. Who is your favorite artist in the rap game right now and why? 

With current acts out right now I'm gonna pick Joyner Lucas, he has a nice story telling ability

13. what does the music you create make you feel?

The music I make always feels different depending on the genre and inspiration behind each song but in general they're all amazing

14. why is music so important and dear to your heart ?

Music is the one thing that gets me through every phase of life

15. Taking this as a passion what works best with you for endeavors you may face (regarding to music)? 

The believe I have in my craft

16. whats your best collaboration experience with another artist or producer?

My best collaboration experience has to be with producer Trigbeatz, the whole vibe when we were creating was just organic, nothing was forced 

17. who does all of your cover art or do you make your own?

I don't exactly have one person that does all my cover art and I did a few of them myself

18. who makes most of your beats or production? 

So far I'm made most of my beats myself

19. who is one artist you wish to work on music with and why?

Psycho YP, just because he is an amazing talent and he is yet to put out a song I don't like 

20. who is one producer you wish to work with and why?

Psycho YP, just because he is an amazing talent and he is yet to put out a song I don't like w

21 do you have any upcoming shows in the next couple months ?

None at the moment, and the lockdown isn't helping matters

22 for people who havent heard of you what sets you apart from other artists?

One thing that sets me apart is the fact that I do not sound like any one, and my music is more or less alternative, I try not box myself into a certain way of making music

23 at the end of the day what does music mean to you ?

Music means the world to me, it helps me get through everything, there's always a song for every mood you could be in

24. Any live shows or projects you got coming up? 

None at the moment

25. Where can the people that checked out this interview find you?

On Twitter and Instagram @runjozi_jones

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