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Payne Escobar Out To Prove He’s Next Up

PAYNE ESCOBAR of Bottom Boi Musik recently sat down with DJ Spins to talk about his viral single “Dirty Diana” The convo was dope and you can check it out down below. For more content from @djspins on other emerging artists, click here.

Q&A WITH PAYNE ESCOBAR

How Did You Come Up With your Stage Name?

Payne Escobar, meaning Pure A** Young N**ga Eaten with Escobar add for the Dope raw Lyrics.

Please tell us where you’re from and what first got you interested in the entertainment industry? 

I’m from a little town called Blackstone VA but I move to Richmond where I became a known artist. I been interested since a child coming up in the Hip-Hop world. I knew then this is what I wanted to do.

Who and/or what inspires you to create?

My family is big in doing music so I just followed up. I created my own wave and made an impact in the game.

THE CREATIVE PROCESS

How would you describe your sound?

Raw, gritty and impactful. A way different vibe than most.

What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with?

I’ll rock with Jadakiss, Rick Ross, Finesse 2tymes and many more 

If you could open a show for any artist who would it be?

Lil Wayne because that would be major! I love his work effort.

Get up and do it yourself. Time waits for no man. I use that in everyday life. Get up and go to it.

Payne Escobar

SHIFTING GEARS

What is one message you would give to your supporters? 

Thanks for supporting me and believing in my craft. I promise to never fall off and keep giving y’all the music you enjoy.

What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music?

Acting in movies. I also I have a movie that I’m starring in called Black Sheep airing on Tubi Tv and Prime Video. 

Who are some artists you admire and why?

B.G  because bro came home from doing like 13 years in prison. Came back in the game like he never left. He never gave up on the dream. 

If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

I wouldn’t change anything. I really don’t see any changing at this point. Its a lot going on in Hip-Hop today from my standpoint just being honest. 

IN CLOSING

You dropped your latest release earlier this year. Tell us about it.  

“Gorilla Season” I was basically me given the people me, who I was and what was going on in my life. It’s a really dope tape. I really put my life behind it. I also have the Real DJ Spins hosting the tape, so yeah I hope you enjoy listening. 

As of Friday I dropped my new single “Dirty Diana” which is my first release thru my new distribution deal with Wild Dogs Ent.

What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year?

Next is my new mixtape Gorilla Season 2 hopefully I can hit the road to do a tour. Next year it’s just gonna get better and better.

What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you? 

You can find me @OfficialPayneEscobar :IG

                              PAYNE ESCOBAR :Facebook 

                                PayneEscobar :SC

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GNS Shy Black Talks On New Release With DJ Spins

GNS SHY BLACK stops by the Straight Official headquarters to chop it up about his latest single, his creative process and more. Check out our 1-on-1 down below.

Q&A WITH GNS SHY BLACK

DJ SPINS: So how did you come up with your stage name?

GNS SHY BLACK: My pops nick name was shy, So I just added to my nickname black. 

Q: Tell us where you’re from and what first got you interested in the entertainment industry? 

Brooklyn New York. Brownsville Glenmore Plaza to be exact and just being around the culture and the place that birthed Hip-Hop made me fall in love. It’s every where you hear music all day where I’m from.

Q: Who and/or what inspires you to create? 

My life definitely inspires me to make the music I make it’s real life music.

THE CREATIVE PROCESS 

Q: How would you describe your sound?

My sound is just unique. The way I flow to beats you’ll never know what sound you will get. It’s just different.

Q: What is your creative process like?

Where ever life takes me. I go with it and try to mix it in my music but I also go off the club vibe. I’m tryna make the females move. Create a vibe. 

Q: What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with?

Lil Baby, Lil Durk, Drake and Yo Gotti.

Q: If you could open a show for any artist who would it be?

Definitely Yo Gotti. 

RAPID FIRE ROUND

Q: What is one message you would give to your supporters?

I love all of y’all! Y’all really stayed down with me threw everything so this is our success. 

Q: What is the most useless talent you have?

My most useless talent would have to be basketball.

Q: What would you be doing right now if you weren’t doing music?

Music saved my life so only God knows. 

I really never admired rappers. I admired my big brothers. They had everything rappers talked about so I looked at them like that.

GNS Shy Blacks on why he doesn’t admire rappers

IN CLOSING

Q: What is some of the best advice you’ve been given?

Freedom is everything.

Q: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

I would change how they scout artist and make sure they own their masters

 Q: You Dropped Your Latest Release Earlier this Year. Tell us about it.      

I dropped CNN for the club. I just wanted to actually push a song instead of dropping back to back ones. The fans liked it so I’m just pushing it until the door get kicked in! 

Q: What’s next for you? Where would you like to see yourself in the next year?

Right now I’m just putting in this foot work in to get my name out there & by next year I will be making a comfortable living off rap. 

Q: What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you? 

You can follow me on Instagram @therealgnsshyblack_pc and on Tik Tok: GNSSHYBLACK

 #GetSOM via @djspins and check out more of his interviews right here.

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