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Ke’Lonn Darnell talks about his return to the music industry

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Frisco, TX artist Ke’Lonn Darnell drops impressive new project “Probably Heard” after a few years off from the “Deposit$” project and hasn’t lost his way. Clean but punchy hip hop music it’s going to be hard to deny Ke’Lonn Darnell in 2021. We are sharing our recent interview with him.

Twist Online : First of all tell us about the start of your music career.
Ke’Lonn Darnell : I started off in grade school wanting to be an
entertainer. I was freestyling and making up songs in the cafeteria and playground. I was always trying to do talent shows. It made me feel smart I could put words together.

Twist Online : Who or what inspired you to get back into music after a long break?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
I honestly would have to say my family. When everyday you wake up to love and encouragement its just different. I go into the studio and im able to just release it all, knowing win lose or draw I got people always in my corner.

Twist Online : Can you share the reason behind taking time off from music? Your fans would be curious to know that?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
I really had to handled the business aspect of my career. I received a few label offers that I just couldn’t live with so I decided to stay independent, but I had to secure my legacy and my families legacy in other ventures before really investing in this.

Twist Online : Tell us about your recent release “Probably Heard”?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
Its a project I really enjoyed, I felt like 45 Jordan coming back with this after the amazing response I got from “Deposit$”. Its a challenge for me to stay consistent in making dope projects and not being influenced by the things I hear every day and I think with this you can say challenge accepted.

Twist Online : What kind of response you have received from the release?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
The response has been crazy …I haven’t put out music since 2018 and to have it feel like this is truly unreal im beyond blessed

Twist Online : What attracts you more, Working in studios or performing on stage?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
Studio easy

Twist Online : What’s the best part of being a music artist?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
The freedom of it. I had label deals in place but I decided that I Ke’Lonn Darnell to me and that’s it.

Twist Online : Have you set any goals to achieve? You will be releasing more music in near future?
Ke’Lonn Darnell :
I don’t do goals …for me it’s all about pushing myself to make projects that really resonated with whoever listened.

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