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ATLANTA RAPPER LOWKEEY IS ON THE RISE

The Westleaf

What's up Leafers? Welcome to the latest edition of On the Rise where we interview upcoming hip hop talent. Today's guest is artist, Lowkeey (Isaiah Dunston). Lowkeey, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Born and raised in Atlanta , Dunston released his debut mixtape Ase in 2020. He began to gain mainstream recognition in 2021 after releasing his second mixtape Grey Canvas. Lowkeey has been on our radar for a while so we had to tap in with him! Check out the interview below.


Westleaf Staff: What's up, Lowkeey? Your sound is dope. When did you start making music?


Lowkeey: I started making music at 14 years old but started taking it serious the year 2020.


Westleaf Staff: That's dope! What city do you represent?


Lowkeey: Atlanta, GA


Westleaf Staff: Shout out to Atl! The city definitely has some legends. So how did you create your stage name?


Lowkeey: A big homie from the hood always used to say I was quiet but I'm on that so he started saying this Lowkeey and that's how i ended up being Lowkeey, Shout out Og Ram.


Westleaf Staff: That's a dope name. It's cool to see that it came natural as well. So how did your early life shape your interest in music?


Lowkeey: Typical stuff a child from the ghetto goes through. i watched my mom die at early age and my dad always had me in the streets from around the age of 5 years old . So I've seen a lot and done a lot and that's what pushed me to do music. I have real life events to talk about. Outside of that, I almost forgot, I also used to be in dance school. I sometimes wish I still did it, but creating my own music now might be something that people can move to.


Westleaf Staff: It's dope to see that you have a real story to tell. You're also a mulltifaceted artist. You don't see many artist who can rap and dance. It reminds me of Tupac. . So who is your biggest Musical influence?


Lowkeey: Kanye West, Young Thug, and Nas.


Westleaf Staff: Those are some legends! Next question! What's been the defining moment in your music career thus far?


Lowkeey: The creativity that comes with it and being able to express yourself and searching for them moments again and letting them live through the mic.


Westleaf Staff: Wow! That's super insightful. So what makes you a unique artist?


Lowkeey: My voice and my style from the way I approach the beat to my dress and the way i carry myself.


Westleaf Staff: Dope! So what does art mean to you?


Lowkeey: Without art there` wouldn't be a James Brown or a prince so that tells you right there art is life.


Westleaf Staff: True! That's deep! Where do you see your music career going over the next few years?


Lowkeey: Bigger than Elvis.


Westleaf Staff: Dope! I wish you much success! Before we go, describe music in three words.


Lowkeey: Sound. Energy. Emotion.


Follow Lowkeey:


instagram @only1lowkeey_6

twitter @Bdunst_zay

facebook @lowkeey

Youtube Lowkeey -Topic





 
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