Dirk LP, From A Small Hood To Big Things

"My biggest issue right now is having a healthy balance of work, rest and personal time. I have to fall back on occasion and not let the music or the business consume my life." Check out the interview with...

Young Ekul Never Stops His Grind

"Be yourself, start your own trend, never let anyone stop your grind, and never let anyone change who you are. You've got to keep pushing!" Check out the interview with Young Ekul exclusively on Skilly Mag...

Rapper Jude, Reaching Millions, One Day At A Time

"In this day and age, social media is the greatest platform to use. You have the ability to reach millions with the simple push of a button. I come from the AOL dial-up connection era, and to see how technology has grown to become such an intricate instrumen...

Queezi, From The Bottom To The Top

"Through music, I have had many opportunities. I’ve done workshops for elementary school kids, I’ve mentored artists since I got into the culture, I’ve been a speaker at various events, I’ve hosted hip-hop sh...

Redrum, Lessons Of The Hard Working Musician

"What inspired me to write my next song is that living life happens every day so every day could be a song every lesson and every day could be a song I would never run out of inspiration. Inspiration is in my...

StuThaGreatHebrew – Destined To Be A Legend

"Honestly? I aspire to be a Hip-Hop Legend I want to be one of if not the best lyricist I want an award for best lyricist of the year and at least two platinum albums. Not only that I really want to release some books. A much more!" Check out the intervie...

N3llz Changes And Goes With The Flow

"Listen to nobody , do what your heart feels , surround yourself with like-minded people who will help push you forward and want you to win, and don't be afraid to be different / the change, music always need...

Reckless Entertainment Takes Indie Music To The Next Level

"We wanna be the next group to make it fully independent like Strange Music. We've been personally finding our own talent doing our own website, own photography, filmmaking and completely pushing all of our own music through our personal website." Check o...

Aux Cxrd Pxrn Brings Las Vegas Hip-Hop To Life

"We have tried everything that others have failed doing and also things others use to succeed. From pressing our own CDs and selling them out our backpacks to investing in a professional marketing firm who ca...

Nsomniaddic: The Urge To Represent Good Music

"I would definitely say my family has been one of my greatest inspiration when it comes to this life of music that I live. They want me to be successful because they watch how much time I put into my dream." ...

BandUp Clutch Talks Empowerment Through Music

"Pick up a book and read to gain knowledge of how to master your craft. Treat your music & business as if you can lose it, or fail at any time." Check out the interview with BandUp Clutch exclusively o...

Bennett Q Is A Successful Artist From Saskatchewan

"Think positively and rewire your brain and body where necessary. Health comes first, do what it takes to live your dream so you absorb and output the good energy every day." Check out the interview with B...

SoGravvy, The Trio from Boston is an Unstoppable Force

"Although I feel the music world is ready for pretty much anyone to succeed, the world itself may not be ready for anyone to find their voice or their true selves within the world of music." Check out the interview with ­­­­SoGravvy Productions exclusivel...

Young Picasso Overcomes Tragedy With Music

"I was 14 going and lost a brother to a motorcycle accident. Shortly after, I lost another brother to a stabbing." Check out the interview with Young Picasso exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Tell us where this all began. What is your ...

Dominique King Talks About Making Therapeutic Music

"Music is a form of therapy. We as artists should be able to express ourselves in a way that will be therapeutic to us as well as the people we want it to touch." Check out the interview with Dominique Kin...

Merle G Talks About Defining Success

"Be true to yourself and don't give up. Hard work pays off. Don't forget to define what success means to you." Check out the interview with Merle G exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Tel...

Johnny EZ Got His Start With Music, Art, And Culture Magazine

"The music industry is not for the faint of heart. You have to keep yourself motivated and find ways to get your music out there." Check out the interview with Johnny EZ exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Where did this all start? Tell ...

Monroe Talks Selling 30,000 From His Trunk

 "'Simply Monroe' sold 15,000 units out my trunk on the streets. You can find that project on CD Baby and search Simply Monroe. Then I recorded some more and put out a Mix-tape "Welcome To My Private Party" a...

Antone Makes Music For Good Times

"Making music for me is all about good times and having fun. When it comes to producing music if I can become successful and make a good income from it well by all means that would be amazing." Check out t...

Romeo Talks Performing At DRC And Long Career

"I want to be a superstar worldwide and inspire my African people to never give up on their dreams. It's that simple." Check out the interview with Romeo exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Where did this all start? Tell us about your journe...

Ghost Da God Bringing Back Baltimore Hip-Hop

" Over the years the hip-hop scene has grown from its traditional club music. I think we’re just waiting for one huge break out from an artist to set the city on fire to bring Baltimore back to the limelight,...

Erko Bandz Loves Connecting With Fans

"The fans are great but to me the fans are more like friends, like I said I interact with them personally and not just as an artist to fan." Check out the interview with Erko Bandz exclusively on Skilly Ma...

Nat Berhanu On Authenticity And Being Played Internationally

"In college I won a greatly contested talent show which was awesome. 'Party House II' the track from my debut album 'Incredulous' has had great reviews and has been played around the world.  I believe I will win the IMA 2017 awards for best song which is 'Pa...

Donnell Isaac Makes Music For The Soul

"These songs are all about empowerment and dreaming towards getting a better life. I performed them at numerous talent showcases, and charitable events, including Edison Job Corps of Edison, NJ, and the Kessler...

La Espada Music On The Kentucky Music Scene

"The excitement around supporting local artists, businesses, and local events has grown! With the rising of Bryson Tiller and the death of our beloved champ Muhammad Ali- the city has changed their attitude! We...

Pocahontas On Owning A label and Singing

  "Never give up on your dreams no matter how hard life gets! Don't listen to people who doubt you or make you feel you can't become something great. You are special and what you love to do matters." Check out the interview with Pocahontas exclusive...

VIDEO: Young Thug – Homie ft Meek Mill

Over the summer, following Beautiful Thugger Girls, Young Thug’s camp teased plans of an eventual release for the Barter 7. While the Y.S.L. member is reluctant to share information on that project, we’ve seen ...

Palm Baker: Work With No Fear

“Figure out what scares you the most, then do it like you didn't even notice it.” Check out the interview with Palm Baker exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Where did this all start? Tel...