Rawrrzone Spotlight - Debanaire
Meet the rap defender of Brooklyn @therealdebanaire
1) Tell us who you are? You are heavily celebrated amongst your peers , known to be one of the titans of Brooklyn Hip Hop in NYC tell us about your origins?
🗣 GOT MY START WITH S.STREET MEDIA FIRST SHOW AT KARMA LOUNGE , CO-SIGNED BY BAKEMANGLOBAL AND HONEY DINERO , AND ANTHONY WOMBLE BETTER KNOW AS MATHEMATICS.
2) How do you define yourself as an artist ?
🗣 LYRICIST, STORYTELLER , VERSATILE THERES NO LANE I CANNOT TOUCH .
3) What's more enjoyable the writing or recording process?
🗣 RECORDING BECAUSE THE FINAL PRODUCT IS THE GOAL AND ONCE PUT TOGETHER RECORDING IS HOW YOU CELEBRATE IT 4) Tell us about your community involvement? How important do you feel engagement with our local communities is on our development as an artist as well as a person? You did amazing during our last #GivebackforShawn by the way.
🗣I HAVE A CHARITY GAME THAT GOES ON IN MY COMMUNITY EVERY YEAR , FREE FOOD AND GIVEAWAYS TO THE PEOPLE. IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN WE KNEW. I BELIEVE ITS KEY TO GIVEBACK TO THE PLACE THAT WATCHED OVER YOU GROWING AND GLOWING 5) I have seen you in a number of cyphers ranging from K-SharkTV to Legacy 2014 Friday Night Cypher. Do you have a favorite moment in the cypher circuit? Do you consider yourself a cypher rapper?
🗣 I ENJOY THE ENERGY AND TESTING MY PEN AGAINST OTHER BARBARIANS , I ENJOYED THE KINGS LEGACY CYPHER FEEL ITS MY BEST WORK. I JUST FOCUSED UP AND WENT IN IT WAS DEFINITELY A MOMENT 6) You have been featured on some amazing yet versatile music. How have you been able to adapt with your pen? Examples your feature with Durgavelli and Reaching Nova
🗣EXCELLENT QUESTION, I LOVE CHALLENGES ALSO I LOVE ALL GENRES SO TO BE ABLE TO STAKE MY CLAIM IN HIPHOP ON DIFFERENT PLATFORMS AND SOUNDS BRINGS ME MAJOR SATISFACTION
7) Tell me about Dopemine you don't have any features on it? What was your state of mind when you put this out?
🗣 YES NO FEATURES I WAS IN THE ZONE AND IT WAS MY FIRST ALBUM I WANTED TO SHOW I CAN STAND ON MY OWN ALSO BRING DIFFERENT ELEMENTS TO HIPHOP , DOPAMINE IS ONE OF MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENTS 8) Tell me about Debanaire the artist through the Love and Other Things Mixtape, Debanaire in Just Know and the Debanaire we see in the Patriot featuring Bakeman . We see the progression in your artistry but how do you feel you have grown as an artist?
🗣 I LOVE IT AND IM MY OWN TOUGHEST CRITIC, WE GET BETTER EVERDAY LEARNING FROM MISTAKES AND MIS-TAKES , GROWING IS THE BEST PART OF THE PROCESS. WHEN YOUR PEERS RESPECT YOUR ABILITY AND WANT TO COLLAB IS A HUGE COMPLIMENT
Source @therealdebanaire Instagram
9) You made quite a commotion at the Spillit Sweet 16 courtesy of Spillit Entertainment and H2O Music, tell us about the experience?
🗣 THANK YOU I LOVED IT. IT WAS RAW EMOTION AND AUTHENTIC HIP HOP . EVERYONE AT ATTENDANCE SHOWED THERE APPRECIATION. H2O AND SPILLIT ENT PUT ON A GREAT SHOW 10) If you had to give advice to your younger self just getting into the industry what would you tell yourself?
🗣 SHOOT YA SHOT DONT BE TIMID GO FOR YOURS WAIT ON NO ONE. 11) Whats next for Debanaire
🗣 SOPHOMORE PROJECT DROPPING AT THE END OF THE YEAR CALLED “ SPACE COWBOY “ STAY TUNED FOR THAT . OTHERWISE JUST GRINDING GIVING AND RECEIVING BLESSINGS. THANK YOU SO MUCH THIS WAS AWESOME
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