Born January 11th, 1988, in Iroquois housing projects. Icon Magikmane is a seasoned artist from Louisville, Kentucky. Growing up Icon Magikmane listened and identified with all genres of music. He remains heavily influenced by rap favorites: Tupac, Nelly, BG, Lil’ Boosie, Yo Gotti and Young Jeezy. After many years rapping and countless singles. He finally dropped his long awaited CD titled “The Sacrifice” with legendary Kentucky DJ, Dj Tazz “Tha Bald Balla”. His style is often compared to Trap music legends Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti. With his gritty flow and thought-provoking lyrics. He has caught the ear of Kentucky and became a fan favorite. His breakout single “Band Aid” which include lyrics that engage female listeners and second single “With Money” produced by Luni Imfamous, Kentucky’s top producer. Icon Magikmane’s superb word play, commitment to quality music, and live performances make Icon Magikmane a talented rapper on the rise.
We recently interviewed him about his recent release and his upcoming work. Check it out.
Twist Online : Any particular track(s) of the CD that’s your favorite?
Icon Magikmane : It’s hard to really pick a favorite because I made the cd and put my all into it! But the fans really love the single Band Aid ft Luni Imfamous
Twist Online : What kind of response you have received from the release?
Icon Magikmane : I have received alot of good feed back from around the world! Outside the states my biggest fan base is in the
philippines and that came unexpected!
Twist Online : What attracts you more, performing on stage or working in studios?
Icon Magikmane : I love the studio with a passion i make music everyday! But when you on stage and the crowed is feeling your music dancing to your music singing your music it give you the energy to do more!
Twist Online : Are you inspired by someone in the music industry?
Icon Magikmane : I’m inspired by the great 2pac! His music changed everything! But recently Ive been inspired by Young Jeezy, Yo Gotti there style the way they rap! these guys really paint a picture with words and tats what I do
Twist Online : What’s your favorite music genre?
Icon Magikmane : I like all music country, soul, R&B and hip hop but my favorite is Hip Hop
Twist Online : Have you set some goals to achieve?
Icon Magikmane : My goal is to reach everybody that I can! My music has a message whether it love, hustling, motivation! I prove everybody wrong and be the best artist in the world! Not just in hip hop!
Twist Online : Are you working on any new project?
Icon Magikmane : I’m working on my second Cd which is called “Kings Ransom” Its full of club music & relationship music! But before that comes out there will be more video from my album that’s out now! The next single coming out will be “With Money”! Its a relationship club song about spoiling you woman with money!