“I’m from Birmingham, Alabama despite what people think about it. This city is doing well. The music scene is growing and there’s a lot of talent. Living here is dope.”

Check out the interview with J. Duke exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.

Skilly: Tell us where this all began. What is your history in the music scene?
J. Duke: I would say it got serious in my college days. I eventually had an in house studio and started creating my own tracks. I just catch a vibe and go with it.

What are the best ways to promote yourself as an artist? Any tips you can give us?
I feel the best way is whenever possible. But not with as much of a hassle to people as well. There’s a time and a place for everything and that’s what this industry is about.

What do you ultimately want to become in your career?
I mostly just do it for the love of the music.

What is the hardest thing about being in the music business?
I would say exposure can be a big of a hill for all underground artists and producers. There are ways to get that as well.

What is it like in your city? What is the music scene like, and how is it like living there overall?
I’m from Birmingham, Alabama despite what people think about it. This city is doing well. The music scene is growing and there’s a lot of talent. Living here is dope.

What are some of advice you can give and share to other artists who are still trying to come up?
Just keep at it and believe.

What is the best thing that’s ever happened in your career?
The music.

What is your inspiration?
My inspiration are the people that keep me motivated to do what I do.

Do you feel anyone can be successful now in today’s world of music?
Yes because it’s happening every day. Just set your trend.

Where can we find you on social media?
Twitter: @Sly2unejd
Instagram: @Sly2unePro
Facebook: @InspiredMusikEntertainmentFans

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