Interview with J.R.Clark (@j.r.clark829)


Thank you so much for joining us! Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? 

Starting my music career off as a studio engineer, I developed a passion to pursue the road of an actual hip hop artist. In today’s music climate, I feel have all facets covered to present myself as a brand; meaning, I have a record label “Vintage Sound Entertainment, Inc” and a studio owner so I look at my rap career as a solid business.

Can you share the most interesting story that happened to you since you started doing this? 

I have opened up at big venues for artists such as Pusha T, Lil Dicky, Travis Scott, Da Baby, POP Smoke, and more. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to work with Cookin soul the producer and make songs with artists such as Smoke DZA and Stalley.

Which tips would you recommend to your colleagues in your industry to help them to thrive and not “burn out”? 

Be patient, take your time to craft your sound and image, and stay true to your business model and process.

None of us are able to achieve success without some help along the way. Is there a particular person who you are grateful towards who helped get you to where you are? Can you share a story? 

I would say my fans on social media keep me inspired to create new music; more importantly, the people in my close circle help me achieve success as an independent artist.

How have you used your success to bring goodness to the world? 

Hopefully, the youth and others alike can look at the music I create and look at the music that dominants the mainstream media and conclude that you can be yourself and create the type of music you want to create and have your own personality as an artist and have your own lane. Essentially, I bring motivation to people to believe in their process and trust their craft.

Do you have a favorite “Life Lesson Quote”? Can you share a story of how that was relevant to you in your life? 

Rome wasn’t built in a day, this goes to say that true craft of music takes time. Artist development takes time to prepare for public consumption.

How can our readers follow you on social media? 

Instagram: @j.r.clark829 and YouTube.

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