Today on our Hot Seat we have a talented and inspiring upcoming rap artist Rolando Sepulveda A.K.A. R3 with us. Let’s have a chat with him.
Twist Online : First of all please introduce yourself to our readers?
R3 : Hello I’m R3 I’m a new and upcoming rap artist from Edinburgh, Texas from the Rio Grande Valley way down south Texas.
Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get into music industry?
R3 : I’m an old-school guy Mellow Man Ace also a friend of mine who passed away like two years ago. We would always rap and sing and we would say we were going to record one day. Now that my friend Mike has passed away I’ve decided to go ahead and record for the both of us.
Twist Online : You recently released you first track ‘Let Go’ tell us more about that?
R3 : I wrote this song Let Go for my friend Mike Mendoza. Basically to honor him as a great friend that he was and expressing how much I’ve missed him and him not beaning around anymore. I hope other people can relate to the song also.
Twist Online : What kind of response you have received from the release?
R3 : I’ve had a great response it’s doing good. I believe the Let Go will get better response when the video drops on April 9th Which is the actual date he passed away.
Twist Online : What about your upcoming EP ‘LIFE’. How many tracks? When are releasing it?
R3 : My EP LIFE all the tracks are original written by me except one of the tracks is a cover remix. LIFE the EP is about life experiences that I’ve been through or Mike went through. I am dedicating the EP on Mike’s behalf. The EP will consist of 5 tracks. May 1st 2020 will be the release day also with a DVD with the videos from the tracks on the EP LIFE.
Twist Online : What attracts you more, Working in studios or performing on stage?
R3 : I would have to say working I the studio.
Twist Online : What’s the best part of being a music artist?
R3 : Having people relating and enjoying my music.
Twist Online : You are also a songwriter. Do you need some specific kind of environment for writing tracks?
R3 : Yes I write all my lyrics. Well so far all my songs I’ve written have been about life experiences.
Twist Online : Have you set any goals to achieve?
R3 : My goals are just to put out music and let people enjoy the music. After that what ever happens, happens that way I won’t be disappointed if nothing comes out of it.
Twist Online : Are you active on social media? What’s the best way to follow you online for updates?
R3 : Yes I’m in social media
YouTube my Channel R3
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