What's up Leafers? Welcome to the latest edition of On the Rise where we interview upcoming hip hop talent. Today's guest is Kenny Tiller straight out of Louisiana. Kenny is a multidisciplinary artist blowing up in the digital world. Kenny's sound is soulful and wavy. We can definitely see him performing alongside powerhouse acts in the near future.The versatile MC is making moves in his city so we had to tap in. Checkout the interview below!
Westleaf Staff: What's up Kenny? When did you start making music?
Kenny Tiller: I think the better question is when did music make me and that was in 2001. I heard Jay-Z and after that I wanted to make music.
Westleaf Staff: Real! Jay is a legend. So how did your early life shape your interest in music?
Kenny Tiller: Being from Louisiana all you're going to hear is music. That's all we had no cable TV but we had the radio. It kept us somewhat hip to everything.
Westleaf Staff: That's dope. Radio used to be a vibe back then. What city do you represent?
Kenny Tiller: What city do I represent? Shreveport, Dallas, Atlanta they all have a place in my DNA.
Westleaf Staff: Those are some dope cities. So how did you create your stage name?
Kenny Tiller: Kenny Tiller is who I had to become to survive in this world. A far cry from the kid from Louisiana.
Westleaf Staff: That's cool, man. So who is your biggest Musical influence?
Kenny Tiller: It would be unfair to say one artist but if I had to pick one it's Michael Jackson.
Westleaf Staff: That's dope! What's been the defining moment in your music career thus far?
Kenny Tiller: Release my first song and watching people get behind it. It was a surreal moment.
Westleaf Staff: That's real! So what does art mean to you?
Kenny Tiller: Art is your fingerprint on life. Take Michelangelo, he died March 6, 1475 and is still talked about. He left his fingerprint on life.
Westleaf Staff: Dope! Gotta love Michelangelo. Where do you see your music career going over the next few years?
Kenny Tiller: A consistent artist with a loyal fanbase.
Westleaf Staff: Facts! You got this! So what makes you a unique artist?
Kenny Tiller: Im unique because of my range. Musically I can do it all each project will have a new concept and a new sound.
Westleaf Staff: That's super insightful. Before we go, describe music in three words.
Kenny Tiller: It's organized noise.
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