Klassifyde, a passionate and talented solo recording artist out of Dallas Tx.
Became flesh on May 8 1988. Mixes street style rhymes with deep lyrical content to create a fierce barrage of energy to ignite the mind. Although a rookie to the music scene, he has already created his own lane and following.
Losing his self to find his self, as he would say. molded by struggle and poverty, he has strived to bring light from the darkness and find the balance between good and evil to inject a dose of reality that vividly communicates a powerful message that heightens the senses.
The “Neva Endin” movement is an inspiration to all to pursue their dreams and never stop grinding. He claims he is on an impossible mission, but that doesn’t stop him from chasing his dreams. Dropping his debut mixtape “Access Granted”, anything is possible.
1) Talk to me about the making of your latest project. What was the inspiration behind it?
My latest and debut project is “Access Granted”, its pretty much my introduction. For a long time i was never comfortable with my craft. So when i came up with the idea to drop “Access Granted”, I told myself i was finally ready to take my love for music to the next level.
I’ve been making music for 14 years, thats half my life. Life was my biggest inspiration. The struggles, the good times, the bad times. It molded my art form to be what it is today and “Access Granted”, is just the beginning.
2) With the music industry tanking and record sales falling, how do you currently make money as an independent hip-hop artist?
I got a job. I do what i have to do to chase my dreams. I have a love for music, not money. right now I’m focusing on growing my fan base. At the same time learning how to make money off my music.
3) From a business point of view, which artists in the game do you think are really pushing the boundaries and changing it up?
I guess i would have to say independent artists who do it on their own and have a large following.
4) What business lessons have you learnt from the music industry so far?
Trial and error. its all trial and error. if you don’t have anybody to guide you or steer you in the right direction then its trial and error. I’m cool with that. making mistakes is how we all learn.
5) What do you love about hip-hop music?
it brings people together. its filled with emotion. its not just hip-hop music, its the culture and lifestyle. i live and breathe it.
6) What still surprises you about hip-hop?
I’ve already heard good lyricism is coming back. so that wont be a surprise. I’m just really surprised by the evolution of hip hop. how its transformed over the years.
They been saying hip hop is dead for many years. its not dead u just have dig a little deeper to find that buried treasure, u feel me.
7) If you had the power to change one thing about the hip-hop industry to help independent artists – what would it be?
I mean when you really want something and are crazy passionate about it, youre going to find a way to get it. go hard or go home.
8) Who do you think are top 3 rappers doing it at the moment?
There’s plenty rappers out here eating. top 3? not really sure how to answer that. if your making a living off your music i salute you.
9) So what are your plans for the future?
Making a living off my music. getting my own camera so i can shoot music videos on the go.
I wanna shoot crazy visuals. something people have never seen from an underground artist. working with industry legends. getting my own clothing line together. cant forget dropping more music