Tra-Pound is the winner of a contest organized by KingFlowDevelopment.com. He is a rapper from Lynwood, CA. Born in Compton, and currently located in Las Vegas. Get familiar :
1 First of all, introduce yourself to the readers of 258mafia.com :
Wassup this ya boy Tra-pound. Compton’s most hated, and sometimes celebrated…
2 How long have you been doing music professionally, and what made you want to start a career ?
I have been in love with this beautiful thing they call music for 9 years now… Ive been doing music every since I heard my 1st Michael Jackson song in a crib. Also being in performing arts as an adolescence. Its was my dream, my destiny my goal to make music my career.
3 What do you think about the actual hip-hop industry, in your opinion, what needs to be changed ?
I feel the Hip-Hop industry is watered down with trash artist. There is a lack of talent being displayed! The change needs to be. Real music, real talent, real people controlling the music in the board rooms…
4 To you, what makes a perfect song ?
An artist who can hear, feel, listen, and decipher. what it is that the instruments, and the music is asking for.
5 What do you think about the actual mixtape game ?
The mix-tape game is the only thing to me that keeps real hip- hop alive.
6 What do you think of rappers always expecting to get exposure without spending a single dollar?
I feel that’s a problem. There is nothing in life for free. It takes money to make moves. So if a artist wants a free handout, I feel they should get exactly what they deserve! Free shit! not Quality, or maximum exposure…
7 Who would you like to work with in the future ?
Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, Music Soulchild, xzibit, Jhene Aieko, and Compton Problem.
8 Are you working on any new projects at the moment? When are they dropping?
Yes. I’m dropping my 1st Mix-tape May 20th… With A.T.G- After. the. Gwap! Titled: SUMTHIN 2 PROVE!
9 If you had to teach upcoming rappers about the industry and pursuing a rap career, what would you say to them?
Stay sucker free, never trust a soul, and stay down for the come up…
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