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, Michael Braxton. Michael is a beatmaker and filmmaker out of Darby Township, PA. Michael Braxton seeks to positively influence society with his music, and is well on his way to becoming one of the most captivating artists in recent years. Mike has been bringing the heat from all angles such as podcast shows, film production and of course the music industry. Michael's 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, Michael? Your beats are dope. When did you start making music?
Michael: I started making music in the last two years. But I decided to take it seriously this year. So it was either now or later.
Westleaf Staff: That's dope! What city do you represent?
Michael: I was born and raised in the town of Philadelphia. I later moved
to Darby Township, and from this small town, is where I learned my game..
Westleaf Staff: Shout out to Darby. So how did you create your stage name?
Michael: My stage name is my birth name. Michael Andre
Westleaf Staff: That's a dope name. So who is your biggest Musical influence?
Michael: I would have to say there were several music artists who had an influence on me and made me jump into making music.
Westleaf Staff: What's been the defining moment in your music career thus far?
Michael: When I dropped my first single, and then I followed up with my Ep.
Westleaf Staff: That's cool! Congrats on the Ep. So what makes you a unique artist?
Michael: Being the type of artist that I am, I make feel-good music. The laid-back tracks that you can rock all day and night.
Westleaf Staff: Nice! So what does art mean to you?
Michael: It's an outlet for my creativity and a way for me to connect with and learn from others.
Westleaf Staff: I wish you much success! Before we go, describe music in three words.
Michael: Rhythm, tempo, harmony.
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