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On the Rise: Continental GT

div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”a href=”” imageanchor=”1″ style=”clear: left; cssfloat: left; float: left; margin-bottom: 1em; margin-right: 1em;”img border=”0″ height=”320″ i$=”true” src=”” width=”260″ //a/divBy The Rap Scoutbr /Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writerbr /br /There is a major difference between an artist and a rapper. In most cases, an artist is always pushing and ready to expand. On the other hand, a rapper is content simply rapping over /br /Continental GT began as a rapper, but he has expanded to become an artist. For the past four years, Continental GT has also been a businessman. Creating an outlet for himself, and his team, GT created Money Rich /br /For years, Continental GT has been releasing music and boosting his label. Recently, Hip Hop Vibe reached out to him for an interview. Continental GT quickly obliged and talked with /br /Read the entire interview below:br /br /strongWhere did the name Continental GT come from?/strongbr /It started with GT standing for Gangsta Troy and then I just added /br /strongHow long have you been rapping?/strongbr /I been rapping about 4 /br /strongWhen did you start Money Rich Music?/strongbr /I started Money Rich Music in 2007, right after I decided to take rap /br /strongHow many artists do you have under the Money Rich label?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.207522949294250″Right now I have 2 artists under Money Rich, D-Ram and Cash Ali./divbr /strongCan you tell us a little bit about your upcoming EP, dropping this December?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.240644049297154″The EP is gonna be my best work. Inbsp;have few major collaborations on there, production from Lex Luger, Tay Don and more. I’m really putting a lot of time and thought into this /br //divstrongWill the EP differ from any of your previous releases?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.107138336048304″It’ll be different because I’ve stepped my game up on all levels, in the past, I didn’t have too many collaborations, but this time I /br //divstrongWho will be producing on the new release?/strongbr /div class=”content”Lex Luger, and a few other big names./divdiv class=”content”br /strongWho has produced for you in the past?/strong/divdiv class=”content” id=”id.114221365337944″Kajmir Royale, D-Ram, Six Man, Bank Beats, andnbsp;Flexx Beats./divbr /strongWill you be collaborating with different artists on the EP?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.217781381590479″I got a lot of collaborations coming. I’m not going to reveal who all it is yet, but I will say I got some heavy hitters out of the Carolinas, Atlanta, and California./divbr /strongAre you going to be featured on any other artists’ songs?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.241961955816311″Yeah I gotta few collaborations coming. Broadway Miller, Derty Den, Trouble (DTE), Lo Keys, Boss G, and a few /br //divstrongOutside of music, what sparks your interest?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.239857696044002″I’m big on basketball and football. I’m into fashion a little too. I wouldn’t mind starting a clothing line in the future./divbr /strongWhat have you learned in running the Money Rich label?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.143419282399196″I’ve learned that you have to run it as a real business and not let personal relationships interfere with the business aspect./divbr /strongFollowing you, what artist has next on Money Rich?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.163237993745904″Definitely D-Ram. He isnbsp;up next./divbr /strongWhat has molded you into the artist and businessman you are today?/strongbr /div class=”content” id=”id.163691033699775″My family and my team. They’ve really helped me get better and become more educated./divdiv class=”blogger-post-footer”div class=”separator” style=”clear: both; text-align: center;”
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