Twist Online : Please introduce yourself to the readers and how and when did you first get into singing?
Conrad II : I’m Connor Burnett (Conrad II), Im 17 years old. I got into music when I was really young because my dad is a musician and he would take me to all his gigs and recordings. I was very intrigued by it all but I always kept to myself about it.I was probably was about 12 or 13 when I started making my own music for fun but I didn’t get serious with it till this year.
Twist Online : Is there any story behind your Artist Name Conrad II?
Conrad II : Yeah, actually my dad is Conrad II, I wanted to dedicate my music to him with the name due to him bringing me into music and doing so much for me to succeed.
Twist Online : You are about to release your First Single. You must be excited about that?
Conrad II : I’m stoked to release my first single. It’s so different to all my old amateur stuff. Like it will not compare to anything I’ve done before and I’m really hoping everyone else digs it.
Twist Online : Are you producing the song yourself? What about lyrics?
Conrad II : Everything with the new song is 100 percent me.
Twist Online : Do you sing solo or have any group ?
Conrad II : You know I would say I’m in a little “group”. We all link up to share our work in my studio. And we all help each other with different songs and beats.
Twist Online : Why you choose to be a Rapper?
Conrad II : The funny thing is when I look at myself in the mirror I don’t see a rapper and I don’t think anyone else does either, and I don’t blame them. But I chose to rap because I can express the inner me and the real me through my lyrics. I’ve always felt different and now I can put those feelings into music. It’s a beautiful thing seeing the work that comes out. The song could either be a straight banger, a song you just want to mellow out to, or the song could just be garbage. But the process is great and I love it.
Twist Online : So you will be taking music as your profession now on?
Conrad II : I would like to say yes but I don’t want to hype myself up or get too ahead of myself. I’m definitely focusing extremely hard on my music. I stay up till 4 every night studying how poetry works and observing other rappers styles and flows and how they get their lyrics to come together.
Twist Online : Any future projects you have in mind?
Conrad II : I’m currently working on first official album. I’m producing and writing it myself. It’s very early in the works so I honestly have no clue when it will be done but I am definitely going to make it memorable and hopefully someone else will want to take a listen.
For further updates about Conrad II you can follow him on his twitter @burnettconnor1