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, Elooo. Elooo is from Fort Pierce, Florida but his style is barsy similar to the East Coast greats. We can definitely see him performing on stages such as Coachella and Rolling Loud. The Florida based MC 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, Elooo? Your sound is dope. When did you start making music?
Elooo: Started in middle school and took a break for awhile dealing with life in which is great fuel for my lyrics now. But covid lockdown gave me the time to get back to it and I have been at it since between dropping solo projects and projects with my group ( The Big 3 ).
Westleaf Staff: That's cool! What city do you represent?
Elooo: Fort Pierce, Florida.
Westleaf Staff: Shout out to Florida. So how did you create your stage name?
Bobby: My Bro Ronnie B been calling me ELOC since we was hanging out back in times so I took that and melted it with the fact I'm the 3rd so that's why I put the 3 OOOs behind it and my movement is ED3VISION.
Westleaf Staff: That's a dope name. And it came naturally! So how did your early life shape your interest in music?
Elooo: I was introduce to format rapping as I. call it by my older cousin Tawn who had a record label with his friends called Hood Talent Records. I was 12 years old when he took me to the studio and I saw them putting in real work, Pressing shirts, cds, and completely producing music and I fell in love with it all at that moment.
Westleaf Staff: Dope! It's cool that you love your work. So who is your biggest Musical influence?
Elooo: Family ! My Family is so talented its crazy, both sides, meaning my mom's family and my dad's family there's at least 5 people that do some form of music!
Westleaf Staff: Dope choice! Family is everything. What's been the defining moment in your music career thus far?
Elooo: First music video shoot I did with the group. Me HT, LV, and my bro Jose went out to a private airport and balled out on a private jet just relaxing and taking in the feelings of hard work paying off while experiencing moments most people from where we from dream of. That's from our song High Life!
Westleaf Staff: That's dope! It's definitely cool that you're creating a legacy with your friends. So what makes you a unique artist?
Elooo: Real life Experience! And I'm such a music lover that it's my desire to not just make songs but create music and get full potential from each project.
Westleaf Staff: Dope! So what does art mean to you?
Elooo: Art is the creation of life, the markers of identity, the one thing I want to be noticeable in my music is the Art of music.
Westleaf Staff: True! That's deep! Where do you see your music career going over the next few years?
Elooo: Top charts with multiple songs and on tour with some greats of this industry making money.
Westleaf Staff: I wish you much success! Before we go, describe music in three words.
Elooo: How I Breathe.
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