Artisy Name: Phillip Lucien
Record Label: Luxiidliife
Music Genre: Rap
Other Genres: Hip hop
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
Rap, Hip Hop, spoken word
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
I was looking fod a way to turn my name into a rap name and came upon lucid, then decided to switch up the spelling a bit
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
The variety of music that was played in my house as a child sparked a love for music that has only grown since. Big L, Jay Z, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, Kendrick, Cole have been a few of my musical influences also I’ve been a fan of battle rap from a young age.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
Several projects that are ready to go musically but need to be planned out for proper promo and art.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
I don’t want stardom because I don’t like being the center of attention, which may sound counterintuitive as an artist. I want to record, perform and release music and have that be residual income for fueling other business ventures.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
My ways because it’s a chill vibe. I get to rap and sing kind of, and it’s always good practice. Also i feel like it’s a song that sticks with people after they listen to it because it’s real and relatable
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
Time management, mixing instead of continuing to record new material
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
Finding rhythmic pockets is where I usually start, building off the first thing that comes to mind. I think and write best when I’m in motion, pacing or driving.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
It has shown me that I need to improve my social media presence across multiple platforms
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
Curren$y, Coheed and Cambria, Nipsey Hussle, Griselda
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
I was trying to make my way through school and find a job that interested me. I couldn’t find anything that really called to me like music did/ does
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Be yourself. There are already too many people being followers of people and trends. You are a one of one, live, love and let be
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
Not robbing artists and actually putting them first. Business is business, but stealing people’s lives and careers through contracts
How Do You Feel About Originality?
I feel like originality is a crucial part of music, and art, and overall life. We are all 1 of 1s and I don’t feel like there’s a reason to try to be like someone else. Influence is big, but originality will always shine through. I feel like originality is still alive and well, but the mainstream radio pushes a very cookie cutter sound.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
There’s been nothing like me until me