Today we got to check in and learn more about artist Klive. Check out the full interview below:
Walk us through your background- Tell us more about you and your music
I am come from a single mother house hold with 1 brother and 2 little sisters. My music expresses the lifestyle of individuals who are trying to figure themselves out as people while living in a world that forces them to be someone else. My music is a little bit more on the conscious side. However I am working on a mixture of trap, conscious rap and lyricism.
What inspires you?
Competition. Life. Loved ones. God. Music. Knowledge
What are some of the obstacles you've faced and how has it made you better?
Getting kicked out of the house when I was 18 helped me realize that anything in life can happen. It also forced me to grow quick and I became wiser.
What is your 5 year plan for your music and for yourself?
Year 1 Recording: record 2 projects (mixtape/ album) and 4 singles. Shoot 5 music videos. Get all legal work for the songs (copy rights, registration, licenses etc. Do photo shoot for both projects. NETWORK
Year 2 Promoting: make merchandise for the projects. Begin promoting projects/ singles. Get in contact with DJ's, promoters, fans, producer to help spread the word.
Year 3 Release/ Interviews/Tour
Year 4. Invest in other artist and build my own brand.
Year 5 ANALYZE AND REPEAT
What do you want people to takeaway from your music?
That I do not just make music for myself. It's for everybody who can relate
Where can people find your music?
Apple music. YouTube. Spinrilla. Tidal. Spotify. Sound cloud.