Over the weekend we got the chance to hear from XXL LAVATEAM from Ohio and get the inside scoop on his music career. Take a look at the interview below!
Can you tell us a little about yourself/band?
Well my name is Rick im coming straight outta Toledo, Ohio. Ive always had a passion for music. My brand is one of a kind so yes please address me as XXL LAVATEAM🌋
How long have you been creating songs?
I have been creating songs for about 6 years now roughly.
What inspired you to get started?
What inspired me to get started was because at a very younger age i became scarred and scarred emotionally and i just want my message to get out and be loved...
How would you describe your sound/style?
I would describe my style very very unique believe me when i say this i have my people who can agree on this topic. 800 followers on soundcloud💪
Who are your current inspirations in the music industry?
My current inspirations is more than i can count on mine and your fingers and toes together but my main ones is kevin gates, young thug, yfn lucci, meel mill, maxwell, chris brown etc...
How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?
Well my beat selection is very unique also so when i hear a beat i like i need it asap. I start off trying to piece together a great hook and bounce the track off of that...
What are you currently working on?
I am currently working on mass exposure. When i get a million streams then i can maybe calm down slown down a little bit but as for now, i gotta get it...
What is the concept behind your latest project?
My last project is something to talk about on my mom... Literally... The concept behind it is to let people know im in the dirt im the dirtball stuck at the bottom of the swamp looking up at the light surrounded by tadpoles and swamp snakes and bacteria etc...
Any plans on touring to promote your latest project?
Yes im trying to get my financial situation together so i can proudly stressfully make money and do what i love as a human being..
What did you buy with your first check off music?
Well i got five dollars from BENTLEY RECORDS paypal took like a dollar N fifty cent left me with 3 dollars and 50 cent left...... I bought a beer and a blk smooth...
Be sure to listen to and follow XXL LAVATEAM on Spotify.