“Making music has been a big outlet for me. Once I’m in my zone everything outside gets forgotten about.”
Check out the interview with Gamble exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.
Skilly: Where did this all start? Tell us about your journey in the entertainment business.
Gamble: Music runs in the family. My uncle played guitar for the Screaming Jets and just about every other family member plays some sort of instrument. Making music has been a big outlet for me. Once I’m in my zone everything outside gets forgotten about. I have been writing for around 5 years but have only started recording and performing for 1 year or so.
What would be your biggest piece of advice for the young kids out there trying to do what you do?
Just be you, don’t try and copy other rappers; just be yourself
What are some of the hardest challenges and tasks in your position?
I am owner of Honey Ink Tattoo Studio I have 3 stores in New South Wales, so they keep me busy and give me a challenge from time to time; hardest would be making sure I make time for music.
We all know the entertainment business is very tough, but what do you find is the best way to promote and advertise your music?
Every way possible; Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, etc. Handing out music for free, every now and then I find this gives a better chance of then customer showing a friend.
Tell us about your city. How are the artists and the fans?
Newcastle is awesome, it’s not big but not to small. The artists down here are good people and very talented individuals.
Where do you see yourself a year from today?
Still doing the same thing I’m doing now.
Who and what were your biggest inspirations? Who do you look up to in today’s world?
I would have to say Yellawolf and Limp Bizkit have been my inspiration. I used to listen to Limp when I was in high school and Yellawolf came from nothing and makes awesome music. Who do I look up to today? No one really.
How do you feel about the music coming out today? Do you like it?
I’m not the biggest fan of most Aussie rap I feel that too many artists do the same thing and talk about the same shit.
Where can we contact you and find you online?
Official website: www.gamblerapper.com