In the world of hip hop, there are many Independent artist whose sole purpose of trying to get into the music industry is for the perks of signing a deal, the money and fame. Yet, there are some artists who do it from their soul and the genuine love of the game. So Loyal is a prime example of an artist who does everything from the heart including his music, performing at events and his endless efforts to always help others. Grinding daily to push his new single “Trap Talk” and repping Fayetteville (2-6 Ahhhaanntttt) NC faithfully. So Loyal took time out his busy schedule for an exclusive interview about his current projects, fire new music and clothing line he has out now.
JC Live: What is the meaning behind your name So Loyal?
Artist: I Always Been Humble, Growing Up Watching My Great Grand Mother Take Care Of Everyone Plus Some. Once I Became Older I Found My Self Doing The Same Always Taking Care Of Every One And Being There For Them. One Day My Cousins And Home Boys Got Locked Up Leaving Me To Hold All Six Of Them Down For Three Years While Taking Care Of My Business And Whole Family. So I Was Like People Should Be Blessed To Have Me Around I’m Loyal, I’m So Loyal.
JC Live: What are some of your motivations in your career and personal life?
Artist: Success, All Forms Of Success. Small, Big, Mines or Someone’s Else’s. I Love To See Ppl Doing Do Good. And When I See Someone Doing Better Then Me It Makes Me Want To Step It. Plus Wanting Better For My My Family And Friend. Going To Put Myself In Position To Put Others In Position. Those Are A Few Things That Motivate Me
JC Live: What music projects do you have out right now?
Artist: Right Now We’re Pushing Our First Single And Mixtape. Our Single Is Produce By Future, Ralo, Young Scooter Producer ChopHouze. it’s Called Trap Talk And Our Mixtape Is Hosted By Trapaholics , Fleets Dj Os Also Dj Official. It’s titled So Loyal T2G DownTown Finest A Hood Classic. You Find On iTunes, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube And Many More. We Also Have Five Videos Out And Dropping Trap Talk Official Video Soon
JC Live: There are so many things that can go wrong when you are in the music industry if you are not knowledgeable about the business side. How important is it for artist to know both music and business side?
Artist: Money Is Business And Business Is Money. Honestly I Don’t Care About Either, I’m A Peoples Person. God Made Man And Woman, We Where Gave Everything We Needed. Man Created Money And Business. But They Made It To Where Money And Business Is More Important Then The People. So With That Said The Artist Must The Business To Prefect There Craft
JC Live: Looking back from where you started from what do you feel is your biggest accomplishment so far?
Artist: To Be Able To Build And Network With Some Of The Top Guns. Putting Myself In Position To Build With Right Ppl. I Also Meet A Few Of My Favorite Artist And Was Able To Build With. Such As Oj Da Juice Man, Juvenile , Boosie, Trapaholics, Ralo, Trouble and Young Scooter
JC live: Do you feel like social media plays a big part in the music industry?
Artist: Yes It Does. It’s All About Streams And Views. Streams Equal Money And Views Equals Success. Most Ppl Are Becoming Famous Of Views. But Not For Talented For Ignorance. While The Ones With Talent Struggle To Stay Relevant. And Labels Look For Streams And Views.
JC Live: Whats some advice you have for other artist who want to get into the music industry?
Artist: Run That Check Up First, But Stay Working On Your Craft, Stay Focus And Never Give Up
JC Live: For people who want to book you and get connected with you, what is your social media/ booking information?
Artist: IG @SoLoyal910 – Twitter @SoLoyalT2G SoLoyal910@icloud.com YouTube So Loyal T2G – SoundCloud So Loyal
JC Live: What are the links people can download your music?
JC Live: Have any shout outs you want to give?
Artist: Too All The Real Gods Our Black Woman With Y’all Where Nothing. Love So Loyal
Interview By JC LIVE