Thursday, 28 March 2013

SubKonsious (Interview)

What is your name? SubKonsious or Subz

How old are you? 28 Years Young

Where are you from? Glasgow – Lil Place Called ‘The Drum’

                                                                        How long have you been making music? I started taking it seriously around a year ago when i was working on an E.P. MOVE OVER featuring A.Macc and since then we have formed Deadsoundz
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How many songs /albums have you released to date?1 E.P and various tracks iv featured on since available on my soundcloud page. https://soundcloud.com/subkonsious-deadsoundz - get it checked

Can you tell us about your new project and the background and inspirations behind it? New E.P is called ‘Born In The Mind’ the concept of the album was basically about discovering the scottish hip hop scene and how it influenced me to start writing music of my own and trying to give fans / critics a little piece of my mind haha its my first solo release with some dope features on it, Got Toni Smoke working on Production, nearing the end of writing process now so should be with you all sometime in March 2013

How have you ended up in the music industry? By stumbling across the scottish battle / Hip Hop scene via Scotland Stand Up Rap Battles at KG, Badmouth Battles and pretty much just developed from there

Beans or Peas? Beans Aw Day

What do you think of the music industry at the moment? Over saturated by One Hit Wonders and faceless artists who are only interested in making money, we all got to be paid i get it but with a lot of artists these days i think money is the main inspiration and for me its playin live, i get my kicks from knowing their is people out there enjoying listening to our tracks.

Who inspires you when you make your music? There’s too many so ill stick to the main influences: Zack de la Rocha, MOG, 2Pac. Em, Raekwon,Celph Titled, The Game, Wu Tang Clan, Cypress Hill, Nas, Beastie Boys, Immortal Tech etc

Tell me a joke? Yo mama is so ugly that she gives Freddy Kreuger nightmares.

If you were one of the Seven Dwarves, which one would you be? Dopey – It Just Sums Me Up

Who have you collaborated with so far in your Career? DeadSoundz (A-Macc, Lumo, Steve-ET & Q-Riot), Monk, Shadoh, Girobuster, Snow, Werd, Nity Gritz, Toni Smoke, Speech Syndicate, Chad The Lad – Some of these will be on the new E.P.

Who would you like to collaborate with in the future? Louie, KayceOne, Celph Titled, RazorKingz, MOG, Madhat McGore, Mista Bohze, Steg G, Freestyle Master, JakeyBytes, Loki and Depths, Konchis & Physics, KidRobotik

What was the first album u bought? Rage Against The Machine – Self Titled Album

What was your first illegal download? Doctor’s Advocate – The Game

Whats your favorite song at the moment? SlaughterHouse – Hammer Dance

If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your drawer? Nas – It Was Written 1996 – Classic Album

What do you think of TV music talent show competitions? Utter Baws – they are all cast-offs of reality TV shows and are just popularity contests – anyone who does watch these shows i would ask them to check out their local artists instead...Fuck Simon Cowell!

What do you do when your not making music? I Never Stop Makin music, always thinkin about the next release, chill the rest of the time, go to work and party at the weekends – Nothing Else For It

Whats your favorite Fashion brand? Adidas Originals

Do you have any tattoos or piercings? Tribal Tatt On Upper Right Arm

How many pairs of trainers do you own? Bout 3 Pairs Of Trainers I Would still wear – the rest are Bin Bound

How many hats do you own? 3 Hats – 2 snapbacks and a Beanie

Whats your favorite takeaway? Me Like Dominoes.....

What's your favourite Swear word? Cunt - this is only because so many people get offended by it......f*CK EM

How many followers do you have on twitter? Hardly use it – currently 64 haha

In a few words sum up your thoughts about Scotland Standup? Appreciate all Scotland standup is doing for the Scottish Hip Hop Scene, supporting all artists out there and giving them a platform to promote their music, Cheers Scuba Mate

New E.P ‘Born In The Mind’ Produced By Toni Smoke Available March 2013
DeadSoundz Aw Day

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