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 technolo...

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 s...

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...

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...

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.­­­­ S...

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...

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: W...

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...

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." ...

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...

Rhonin Kalypso: Practice Makes Perfect

“Startin’ off I was terrible, but I hustled and kept goin’ in the booth nonstop.” Check out the interview with Rhonin Kalypso exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Tell us where this all be...

JAntho CHO: Think Outside The Box

“You have to be willing to do out of the ordinary things and be willing to take risks” Check out the interview with JAntho CHO exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: Tell us where this all b...

Voltar Tacbian: Music Soothes The Soul

“Music is quintessentially the medicine of sound for the ears and mind.” Check out the interview with Voltar Tacbian exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.­­­­ Skilly: How were you able to start your journe...