Today on our Hot Seat we have a multi talented artist ‘Yourz Truly’. We will have a conversation with him about his life, passion for music , recent and up coming release. You will definitely enjoy this conversation. So let’s have a chat with him.
Twist Online : Please introduce yourself to our readers.
Yourz Truly : I go by the name Yourz Truly also known as Y.T. I am a Hip Hop/R&B artist, songwriter/producer from Atlanta, Ga, known for my unique style and creativity.
Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get into music industry?
Yourz Truly : Music was always a way of life for me ever since I could remember so to be a performer/rapper came naturally. I’ve always been a student of the game, from Michael Jackson and the R&B greats down to the rappers that paved the way in my hometown of Atlanta, like T.I. Jermaine Dupri etc….. because of the impact they’ve had on the lives of others which I hope to have someday. It feels good to pursue a passion that I can love what I do for a living and also have an impact on peoples lives in a positive way.
Twist Online : Tell us about your recent single Do My Thang from your debut EP “First Impression”?
Yourz Truly : Do My Thang was actually the last record I put together for my debut EP “First Impression”. I knew from the moment I started working on the record that I wanted it to be a banger, digging in the roots of where I come from, Atlanta, and the bass/dance sound, that everybody could enjoy. I also wanted to showcase a different sound and style that would show the range of my creativity.
Twist Online : What kind of response it has received so far?
Yourz Truly : So far the response has been great, Ive been getting a lot of good reviews from the fans, djs, blogs, and different media outlets. We have charted in the Top 50 Hip Hop charts in Japan, as an indie artist, which feels good due to the fact that I put a lot of time and effort into it. I appreciate all the support and looking to see how my music progresses over time…..
Twist Online : What attracts your more, performing on stage or working in studios?
Yourz Truly : I enjoy both performing on stage and working in the studio but it’s always a pleasure to be able to interact with the fans. When I’m in the studio is more preparation so that when I get on stage I am able to perform to my highest potential. Being on stage creates an experience for me and the fans to connect while aslo bringing the music to life and having fun at the same time.
Twist Online : Are you influenced by any particular music genre?
Yourz Truly : Originally I got my start in music as a singer with R&B music. As I developed overtime I was inspired to take on hip hop through freestyle rap battle . I was impressed by the creativity, wordplay and how artists were able to tell stories that reflect everyday life. I was always told from an early age to not limit myself , and not let any of my gifts go to waste which is why i call myself Yourz Truly because my foundation is biult on musical creativity and diverse styles.
Twist Online : Have you set some goals to achieve as a music artist?
Yourz Truly : There are many different goals I would like to achieve as a music artist but i would say the ultimate goal is to give my fans an unforgettable catalog of hits that will hopefully impact there lives in a meaningful way .
Twist Online : Are you working on any new single?
Yourz Truly : As of right now my debut Ep “First Impression” just released and is available now on Itunes, Spotify, Tidal and most major retail and everywhere music is sold . I’m constantly working on new material , so you can expect more good music, videos and projects to come 2017!