While on my job in the studio I ran into an upcoming Detroit emcee named Shyloh. Besides dude skills and the bang of the song he also obtained a feature from Atlanta rapper Don Trip (check XXL Freshman 2012 cover). Shyloh a good dude and definetely got a good work ethic in the studio so we decided to do an interview and leak the song...Download after the jump
What category is your music?
"My genre of music is hip-hop. I feel like real hip hop music has a purpose or a deeper message to so that's what I try to do with my music."
What does it sound like?
"I describe my sound as like new school mixed with that old school jazz vibe in a way. If you listen to my music, you can tell that I like samples. Music gotta express emotions & I feel like music back in the day had that REAL emotion in it, from the vocals to the actual instruments. That's the type of music I like creating."
What does your music mean?
"My music means everything I stand for. Meaning, Ima speak about real shit on my records, none of that bullshit, cause its a lot of bullshit out there."
What other ventures are you working on?
"To be honest, my main focus is making music. I'm just tryna give the people what they been missing."
What are your goals in life?
"I wanna start my own label one day but man my number one goal in life is simple, I just wanna be successful. My definition of success may not be the same as everybody else's but success to me is being able to provide a comfortable life for me & my fam.
What is the rap game missing the most right now?
"Right now the rap game missing individuality. Cause it's like everybody tryna sound like somebody else, that's why alot of rappers come & go and can't stay relevant."
Where do you plan on being in the next 5 years?
"5 years from now I wanna be in Hawaii recording my second album on some kanye shit.."
How do you intend on breaking into mainstream media?
"By working hard & continuing to develop my sound. The music will speak for itself so with the right promotion I feel like I can capture the mainstream audience too.
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Download Shyloh - Dead Presidents ft. Don Trip HERE