MIKEYLOUS : Jamaican Reggae Guru in South Africa
Keeno Worldwide Hip Obscene international correspondent from South Africa Had another great interview with MIKEYLOUS GRANT. A fearless reggae artist in South Africa who has been bless the land is the mid 80’s.And hasn’t miss a beat since the area. A man loving life and life loving what he does; enjoying the people getting him back the same response.
Keeno: Where do you draw your inspiration from as a creative ?
MIKEYLOUS :FROM KING YELLOW MAN AND PETER METRO.
Keeno: How long have you been doing music ?
MIKEYLOUS:FROM 1985 BUT OFFICIALLY 1987.
Keeno: Who do you admire in the music industry ?
MIKEYLOUS :PETER METRO YELLOW MAN.ASSASSIN,BUSY SIGNAL .BUJU AND A FEW MORE VETERAN
Keeno: What is your musical back ground ?
MIKEYLOUS: MY GRAND FATHER PLAY GITUAR AND MY UNCLE.
Keeno: How would you categories your artistic style ?
MIKEYLOUS :HARDCORE AND ORIGINAL STYLE.
Keeno: Who are your influences ? Musically and externally ?
MIKEYLOUS: AS MI SEH METRO AND YELLOW MAN AND EXTERNALLY IS.MARCYS GARVEY AND MALCOM X.
Keeno: How do you feel about the present state of music & the industry ?
MIKEYLOUS: THERE IS NO LOVE FOR EACH OTHER AS ARTIST LIKE BACK IN THE DAYS. ITS ALL ABOUT HYPE NOW A DAYS AND NUFF A DEM.NUH REALLY LOVE THE MUSIC ITS ABOUT THE HYPE.
Keeno: What do you feel is needed to bring a change within the music industry ?
MIKEYLOUS : TOO MUCH POLITICS AND PAY OLLA TING.
Keeno: How do you as a creative get your music out to the public ?
MIKEYLOUS: I USE SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE AND THE PROMOTION IN THE STREETS.
Keeno: What do you feel is needed to get you to the next level as a creative ?
MIKEYLOUS : MY JUST A TEAM.AND MORE AIR PLAY.
Keeno: What is the moment that made you say I want to be an artist or creative within the entertainment industry ?MIKEYLOUS: WHEN I WON THE NATIONAL DJ CONTEST 1985 FOR MY PARISH IN JA .ST.ANN
Keeno: What made you fall in love with music / hip hop ?
MIKEYLOUS : IT WAS A INBORN TING.
Keeno: Who do you aspire to work with in the near future?
MIKEYLOUS: ROMAIN VIRGO ,ASSASSIN AND SANCHEZ.WOULD LIKE TO DO A SONG WITH R.KELLY
Keeno: Where are you originally from ?
MIKEYLOUS : AM FROM ST.ANN JAMAICA.
Keeno: How has your environment influenced your sound ?
MIKEYLOUS :NOT MUCH ENNU
Keeno: How are you different than other artists within your region ?
MIKEYLOUS : ME STAY ON TOPIC AND I DONT CREATE CONTROVERSY TO GAIN POPULARITY.
Topic : Bringing New York back
Keeno: How do you separate yourself from other artists ?
MIKEYLOUS :JUST STAY OUT OF TROUBLE.
Keeno: Who would you say has influenced your style ?
MIKEYLOUS :YELLOW MAN AND PETER METRO.
Keeno: Which artists do you listen to now ?
MIKEYLOUS :I LISTEN TO ALOT OF ARTIST .ALMOST EVERYBODY.
Keeno: Where and what made you as an individual decide you wanted to follow the path of hip-hop / music ?
MIKEYLOUS :I JUST LOVE MUSIC.
Keeno: what were your muses & who are your heroes that have inspired you to pick up the mic?
MIKEYLOUS:ARTIST FROM BACK IN THE 80,S
Keeno:. How is the support for your music been ?
MIKEYLOUS : ITS GOOD.
Keeno: how has beimg a creative affected the course of your live and the people around you ?
MIKEYLOUS : IN A POSITIVE WAY.
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