We recently interviewed Gregory young better known as his stage name Young Cypher Billions is a hip hop recording artist from Brooklyn New York. Sharing our conversation here with our readers.
Twist Online : First of all tell us about the start of your professional career?
Young Cypher Billions : I pretty much got my start in like doing music professionally when Cor Cash featured me on Susie Loves Ice. That was my first time working on a a full length project and before then I would drop like solo stuff like freestyles and remixes here and there.
Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get into music industry?
Young Cypher Billions : I was really inspired by watching the old freestyle Friday’s growing up as a kid the ones with Free and AJ. That’s what pretty much got me started. I remember watching it and saying to my self like shit anyone can do that rhyming words together that’s kindergarten shit and I just kind of went from there. I’m sure my work wasn’t that good back then but I think I’ve made some improvements.
Twist Online : Your debut solo promotional track Up has done exceptionally well. You must be happy with the kind of response you got?
Young Cypher Billions : Yeah definitely it’s always dope for an artist when you can take a part of yourself and give it to the world and they accept it and rock with it. That’s like probably the best feeling you can have as an artist.
Twist Online : You are about to release your debut album under the new label “Ditto Music”. Tell us more about that?
Young Cypher Billions : After releasing some songs earlier in the year I got in contact with Ditto through my manager at the time and I guess there was a lot of legal stuff that had to be dealt with before we proceeded with this album but since then I’ve been working very close with the team at Ditto who will be handling the distribution end of this project and they’re really good at making sure they’re Artist have everything they need so I’m happy to be working with them.
Twist Online : What attracts you more, performing on stage or working in studios?
Young Cypher Billions : Actually I pretty much enjoy it all I love music I love everything about it from writing it to recording it to performing it. I might give a lil edge to performing cause unlike recording it’s a social thing I’m with the people and I’m able to connect with them on a more personal level but I like I said I just enjoy the whole process of it all.
Twist Online : What’s your favorite music genre?
Young Cypher Billions : I don’t have one really I’m really into hip hop but I can’t call it my favorite cause like I said I just really like music in all its shapes and forms.
Twist Online : Have you set some target to achieve as a music artist?
Young Cypher Billions : Nah I just really want be successful that’s all I care about. I think all the other things the money and the fame and all that are just results of success and to be successful in this industry I just to make good music so that’s my goal to just make good music.
Twist Online : Are you active on social media? What’s the best way to follow you online?
Young Cypher Billions : For anyone who wants to find me online go to any social media cite and search Young Cypher Billions I promise you can’t miss me.
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