Hip-HopVibe.com Staff Writer
The city of Detroit is buzzing in a way that it never has before, when it comes to hip hop. Overall, Detroit is the first black music mecca, with the whole Motown legacy. But, Eminem is the one who put the city on the map, in hip hop.
In fact, Big Sean was the first rapper from the city to break out, that wasn’t somehow affiliated with Shady. Since Big Sean, there have been many others, including Dej Loaf and Tee Grizzley. Also making moves is 44 Roc and he’s been all over the place.
44 Roc recently took time out to talk with HHV for the On The Rise segment. He talked about the growth and recognition of his city’s hip hop scene. The buzzing rapper also spoke on his music and what fans need to be on the lookout for, as “Luxury Tax” is taking off.
Read the entire interview below:
How does it feel to see Detroit finally getting the props it deserves, in the hip hop world? It’s good to see artist from Detroit like Big Sean, Dej Loaf and Tee Grizzley shining the light on Detroit’s unique sound and talent.
Because there are so many rappers from the D emerging, do you feel as if it’s your time to emerge? I honestly don’t know when my time is going to be, but I’m going to continue to work hard and create good music that’s going to last. My hard work will show itself in due time.
How have you felt about the recent exposure you have been getting? It’s dope to see the work that I’ve been putting in is coming to life and I’m excited for the future. I really appreciate all the love and support I get from my family and friends and my team Interstate Kings.
Are you pleased with how your single, “Luxury Tax,” has been performing? Yes, I am very much pleased. More good music coming soon so be looking out.
What type of results do you anticipate for the project? I really believe this song can relate to a lot of people. I put my heart into my music and I believe people are going to see that and Roc with me.
Aside from breaking the door down, so to speak, what are your biggest expectations for this new music? For my fan base to increase and to reach people across the world. I know that I will be working with mainstream artist in the future. When my time comes everyone will know 44 Roc.
Where can the fans connect with you at, on social media? The Interstate Kings website: www.interstatekingstv.com
Facebook/Instagram/Twitter: @44SmooveRoc, SoundCloud/YouTube: @interstatekingstv. You can google me and check out my music on iTunes, Spotify, Tidal , Amazon, Apple Music, SoundCloud.
Watch “U Got It” by 44 Roc below:
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