“It’s not going be about what you say in your songs, it’s going be about your melody. Focus on the lyrics of the songs.”

Check out the interview with Cruel Meana exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.

Skilly: How were you able to start your journey in the entertainment business? Where did this all start?
Cruel Meana:
I wrote poetry and started rapping to vent and after my mom died in 2014.

What are some of the creative ways you use to promote your music?
Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Offtheave.

What is the greatest challenge you face in today’s entertainment business? How do you overcome them?
Being a gay female rapper and just work harder.

How is the music scene like in your hometown? What do you like about it and what don’t you like?
In Baltimore they either like the music you make or they hate on you for how successful you are with your music.

Where do you think the future of music is going to be? How do you feel artists can be more a part of it?
It’s not going be about what you say in your songs, it’s going be about your melody. Focus on the lyrics of the songs.

What advice can you give to other upcoming artists and musicians trying to achieve success?
What quenches a hunger is more hunger.

What inspires you to write your next song?
The people around me.

What are the steps you take to make a song?
I just listen to a beat and then I write song.

What do you think makes a great song?
Content of the song.

Where can we connect with you? Can you give us your social media links and where we can contact you?
YouTube: cruel meana
Facebook: LyricsMeanaEntertainment
Instagram: @meanathamost

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