“I wrote my first song that year and recorded it on my mom’s karaoke machine. It was an amazing feeling being able to record my first track.”
Check out the interview with L 2the C exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.
Skilly: Where did this all start? Tell us about your journey in the entertainment business.
L 2the C: I started making music my sophomore year (2004) in high school. My brother brought home a couple beats from a friend’s house that sounded really good to me. That’s where it all really started, at my mom’s house. I wrote my first song that year and recorded it on my mom’s karaoke machine. It was an amazing feeling being able to record my first track.
What would be your biggest piece of advice for the young kids out there trying to do what you do?
Believe in yourself because you are your worst critic. Stay focused and have patience.
What are some of the hardest challenges and tasks in your position?
The biggest challenge for me is making time for my music while working a full time job and being a husband/father.
We all know the entertainment business is very tough, but what do you find is the best way to promote and advertise your music?
I usually submit my music to a few indie blog sites and post on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Soundcloud, and Bandcamp. I sometimes pass out CDs as well.
Tell us about your city. How are the artists and the fans?
I’m from Austell, GA. I’m currently working on building my fan base. I know a few artists here and everybody’s doing their own thing working hard to push their music to the limit.
Where do you see yourself a year from today?
Working on an album for my fans, selling my music, shooting videos, and producing music.
Who and what were your biggest inspirations? Who do you look up to in today’s world?
Working with Tay Dizm. I felt like he believed in me more than I believed in myself. He told me that I had what it takes and he believed that I could make a lot of money overseas. I made a lot of progress and I’m thankful of the knowledge that he passed down.
How do you feel about the music coming out today? Do you like it?
The music is good. It could be better. I feel like we need more music for the youth, more music with a message. Every artist has their own avenue, but yes I like today’s music.