Music comes at us fast present day. Everyday many releases come out and touch the people at an incredible rate. A rate high enough it’s easy to get lost in, and not recognize the true greatness of an artist. In order to stand out you have to be consistent with releases, high level of talent, and a swagger that people can buy into. That’s everything you get from Long Island’s Jaeo Draftpick.
Jaeo has been on fire releasing incredible music and after his latest visuals from “Look at My Drip”, we just had to know more about this incredible emcee. He was gracious enough to take time to answer some questions for us. Below is in the interview.
Who is Jaeo Draftpick the artist?
I wear many hats artist is def one he’s the nicest guy you’ll meet but the worst guy to piss off. his mission is to put his city on the map solely!
Who are some of the influences and how do you incorporate that into the music?
Nas, JayZ, biggie, Mobb deep, CNN,Camron Dipset. Bobby brown new edition Michael Jackson. The list goes on and on. Early I listened to lot of MJ, Bobby New edition. Just liked songs with style and purpose. I think there is a little of all in my music. Some songs might be singy some might be bars some might have message and some might speak of where I’m from.
What was your favorite part of creating your new video “Look at My Drip”
Easily dancing and Having fun with the kids. Like I love the youth and doing things that ppl didn’t do for me when I was a kid. Having a child myself young I think it’s important to involve the kids in music.They’re the future
How did you know it was time to drop a video and that “Look at My Drip” was the song to drop a video for?
For the record i HATED THE SONG. We were in studio trying diff things as always and my manager who also produced the record was strong about saying TRUST ME. Recorded it still wasn’t crazy over it but I performed it at a concert festival and all the kids went nuts. So that’s how I knew it was one to push.
What is the biggest thing you want people to take away from your music?
That I was a role model I did things for my community and was first and foremost heavily concerned about bringing back Long Islands name. Some of the greatest mcs are from here yet we get over shadowed with the boros because haven’t been a strong Long Island representation. In years.
What’s next for Jaeo Draftpick?
A lot more music on the way and a tour this year.
Check out Jaeo Draftpick “Look at My Drip (Official Video)” below and follow him on Twitter. Stay Global my Friends!