Mar 4, 2011

Featured Artist interview: Shakespeare's Ghozt (E60)

About: Shakespeare's Ghozt from Virginia Beach, USA

"Hailing from Virginia, Shakespeare's Ghozt is the future of hip-hop music. He blends various styles, genres and musical elements into something the world has never heard before. As a gifted songwriter, Shakespeare is influenced by everyone from John Lennon and Thom York to Eminem and Jay-Z. His songs are powerful and vivid masterpieces full of an attitude that is unmistakably "Heathen". Shakespeare's Ghozt, once a featured artist on KRS-ONE'S "Keep Right Tour" has now completed the "Fear the Future Project" which has placed four tracks in both's top 100 and reverbnation's Top 50. As a lyricist,Shakepeare's "bRoKen ToyS" shows a versatility unrivaled in the game today. From the Beatles-inspired "Lonely PPL" and the futuristic " The Zone "to the emotional resonance of "Naked", Shakespeare's songs are vivid, clever and powerful."

1). If you had to choose, in what country and at what time would you want to live?
If I had to choose it'd either be America during prohibition or America during the 70's both times seem to be righteous times for musicians

2). What is your favorite month and why?
I love October, not only is fall in full swing and the colors come alive, but it's also the Month of the Heathenz

3). At what time of the day do you usually prefer to write your music?
I'm usually most productive during the eerie late evening hours or the eerie early morning hours.. I love the hours when the world seems silent

4). What is your favorite instrument and why?
My favorite instrument is my mind. I know it sounds cheesey but seriously all music begins there

5). What is your favorite drink?
My favorite drink is any energy drink that has any alcohol in it.

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