INTERVIEWS

A Conversation with Jex Nwalor

By Sam Morrison // 17 Sep 2021

Jex Nwalor is a newcomer who is making it on to our pages today for the release of his debut single called “Time Goes “Bye””. To celebrate such a momentous day in this young artist’s career, it was only right that we took the time to chat with him about life, music and everything in between! Enjoy this conversation with Jex! — Sam: What prompted you to pursue music in the first place? Did you grow up in a musical family? Jex: Late 2019 I started posting my voice on social media. Getting messages, DMs, and emails saying I made people’s days with my voice and talent made me want to pursue music. Yes, I come from a somewhat musical family. Been singing and dancing with my brothers and cousins for as long as I can remember.  —   Sam: Where did you grow up/where are you based now? Jex: Grew up just outside of Toronto, Canada. When I was 14, I moved to Arizona. —   Sam: Were you interested in any other hobbies growing up as a kid? Jex: As a kid, I was always playing sports. I played basketball throughout middle school and high school and was …

Daniyel: The Lemonade Stand Interview

By Elliot Montanez // 13 Sep 2021

Daniyel is one of the most amazing people that I have ever met, let alone artists, and not too long ago I brought him by the LL headquarters for a new Lemonade Stand interview! I spoke to Daniyel about plenty of interesting subjects such as growing up in Portland, submitting to America’s Got Talent as a kid, wanting to get into filmmaking, meeting Stevie Wonder + Slick Rick, the “Lost Ones” music video directed by Cole Bennett, his latest album 82, artists he wants to work with in the future and much more. This was one of my personal favorite interviews that I have ever done, take a few minutes out of your day to watch it below!

Kye Colors: The Lemonade Stand Interview

By Elliot Montanez // 10 Sep 2021

Kye Colors is one of the most underrated emcees not only in his home state of Kansas but for my money, in the entire midwest! The first time I interviewed Kye Colors was way back in January of 2020, and today I am happy to give you our latest interview that we shot a few months ago! I spoke to Kye Colors about plenty of subjects in this interview such as his last album With Love By Faith, being a student of hip-hop, getting personal in his music, Mase + Jay-Z, overcoming COVID other Kansas City artists that he rocks with, and much more. Take some time out of your Friday to watch this brand new interview below!

Chris Patrick: The Lemonade Stand Interview

By Elliot Montanez // 31 Aug 2021

A few months ago I had New Jersey native Chris Patrick come by the Lyrical Lemonade office while he was visiting Chicago and today I am happy to finally be putting out the final product! I spoke with Chris about plenty of subjects including growing up in NJ, his relationship with JID, being featured on the 2K soundtrack, his musical influences, his EP From The Heart, Vol. 2, working with Alex Banin, attending therapy, his goal to eat 5 Popeyes biscuits with no beverage and we even discussed a viral clip that shows him getting dunked on.

The Whookilledkenny Q&A

By Sam Morrison // 20 Aug 2021

Photo Credit: DeMarquis McDaniels One of the most intriguing acts out right now is an independent artist who goes by the name of Whookilledkenny. From the moment I came across his music, it was extremely evident that he had the makings of someone who is going to leave his mark on this industry and culture as a whole, one way or another, which is why I had to take the time to learn a bit more about what makes him tick! Continue reading down below to check out this quick Q&A with my main man, Whookilledkenny. Enjoy! — Sam: You dropped a new record today, it might be too soon to know all the way, but how’s the response been going so far? Kenny: It’s been going good, waiting to see what everyone thinks. This is my favorite song I’ve dropped all year. — Sam: “Everyday I just get richer and richer” ; you can’t just have a line like that without us asking about it. Kenny: What can I say, I’m a businessman, I handle business, man. — Sam: Your videos have been a big part of your brand so far and I’m always excited to see your videos …

Queen Key: The Lemonade Stand Interview

By Elliot Montanez // 17 Aug 2021

The Lemonade Stand has become the premier interview series from Lyrical Lemonade, there have been plenty of great episodes so far, and today we just received the latest episode featuring Queen Key! You will find Queen Key speaking about several subjects in this interview including attending Homewood Flossmoor High School, how her life has changed since having her children, her old tweets, when she first started making music, her upcoming music releases, artists that she wants to work with, the movie she is working on, where she sees herself in five years and much more. Take some time out of your Tuesday to watch this brand new interview below!

ForeveRolling: Sticking To The Plan & Playing Your Role

By Seamus Fay // 3 Aug 2021

Blossoming out of Louisville right now, there’s an artist by the name of EST Gee making high-octane, hard-nosed rap anthems, structured around unforgiving street tales and menacing one-liners that have attracted early comparisons to trap legends like Jeezy. The music and its fast-occurring rise feel inescapable, thanks in part to one name, in particular: ForeveRolling. Having executive produced EST Gee’s last four projects, ForeveRolling is Louisville-based producer whose tag has become synonymous with some of Gee’s best songs like “Lick Back” and “Make It Even,” unforgettable in nature and always followed by ground-shaking drums and fast-paced, machine-gun like energy. Rolling has been there since Gee’s humble beginnings back in Louisville, and now that the two are seeing chart-topping momentum, he’s quickly become one of rap’s most in-demand, up-and-coming producers. Lil Baby and Lil Durk employed ForeveRolling for The Voice of the Heroes-standout “2040,” Moneybagg Yo rapped over a ForeveRolling beat on “GO!,” and the new Tory Lanez and Kodak Black single was a ForeveRolling special. As such, Rolling has landed on three-number one albums in the past three months — that is, after years of grinding away in a small city, not historically known for its hip-hop output. EST Gee · …

A Conversation with Mcamp

By Sam Morrison // 26 Jul 2021

One of my favorite up and comers is an artist who goes by the name of Mcamp. Back when I first got into the musical discovery game, he was one of the first gems that I found. I feel like every tastemaker is able to recall those first couple of finds that changed the game for them and for me, that was Mcamp. Coming across such an undeniable talent gave me motivation to try and find other spectacular acts like him. Since coming across him, the up and comer has done a lot of great things and a little while back I had the chance to chat with him about it all! If you’re itching to check out a great interview, continue scrolling to read this conversation with Mcamp! — Sam: Well Obviously Bro, I’ve been a huge fan; So this is definitely a full circle moment! Give me some background. I’d love to hear the story about how you met Rob and Seven and how all of this kicked off for you! Mcamp: Um, yeah, it was honestly a very unlikely story honestly, but amazing. It felt like a fateful moment when it first started happening, because I was …

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