An in depth Interview with Bobby Blakdout, The EDM/Dubstep Producer who also Raps under the alias of Gucci Savage and is the founder of Blak'd Out Records, aka Blak'd Out.
An in depth interview with Bobby Blakdout, The EDM/Dubstep Producer who also Raps under the alias of Gucci Savage and is the founder of Blak'd Out Records, aka Blak'd Out.
An Interview with Bobby Blakdout, The EDM/Dubstep Producer who also Raps under the alias of Gucci Savage and is also the founder of Blak'd Out Records, aka Blak'd Out.
Bobby Blakdout was Ranked #1 in the "Dubstep" Charts 2015-2016 (Nationally & Globally on ReverbNation) while also holding rank in the Top 50 of Soundcloud for over 50% of his releases! When producing for/under the alias of Gucci Savage, Bobby also hit the top charts on Shazam as well as Genius.
Here is his interview.
What’s an average day like for you?
[Bobby Blakdout] I wake up, drink a rockstar, chain smoke and get to it. I am always moving so there is no such thing as an "average" day in my life. One thing I can tell you is I Like Walking On Water And Fine Hand Rolled Cones.
Please explain your creative process
[Bobby Blakdout] I am fascinated by the complexity of the human mind , ancient arts and controversial philosophies.
Is there a hidden meaning in any of your music?
[Bobby Blakdout] If you don't already know its better not to worry about it. Everyone has their own agenda. I feel that my fans and critics are better off listening to my music and deciphering it for themselves.
Do you collaborate with others? Do you have a specific process?
[Bobby Blakdout] I have done everything independently from the ground up and am very hands on so far. The only artist I had featured on one of my tracks was with Project Pat of Three 6 Mafia. With that said I recently Produced an EP under my Rap Alias "Gucci Savage" which features some new friends.
Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans
[Bobby Blakdout] I respond on Instagram with dope emojis.
What is your least favorite part of the music industry? Why?
[Bobby Blakdout] All you cap rappers... Really...
How often and for how long do you practice or get in the studio?
[Bobby Blakdout] I am in the studio basically everyday.
How do you balance your music with other obligations - mate, children, job?
[Bobby Blakdout] I have no kids and I never sleep plus I quit drinking so I am able to accomplish a lot whole maintaining a healthy balance. Also being a MMJ patient helps balance the stress.
What are your favorite venues?
[Bobby Blakdout] My home studio. (Laughs)
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?
[Bobby Blakdout] You don't wanna be me. The climb to get here is too hard and you'll be eaten alive.
What’s the biggest problem you’ve had to overcome so far?
[Bobby Blakdout] Lame fake rappers sending fake releases to my label... BUT the funniest would have to be the time I had to jump a 14+ foot barbed wire fence to get my backpack so I could hurry to the airport. I luckily made the flight to the festival in Atlanta where I played main stage alongside artists like AFK • AU5 • AB THE THIEF • ATLIENS • CHVMSI • BADKLAAT • BAILO • BOOGIE T • BUKU • CRANKDAT • HXV • HYDRAULX • JPROPPA • LEAH CULVER • LUMBERJVCK • MEAUX GREEN • MANTIS • MIDNITE PANDA • PRISMO • TOMMY TRASH • TROLL PHACE • REKOIL • SLIINK • SUBTRONICS • SUNDAY SERVICE • VALENTINO KHAN • VICTOR NIGLIO & WE'RE NOT FRIENDS AS WELL AS MANY MORE TALENTED ARTISTS AND DJS.
When and why did you start your venture into the music industry?
[Bobby Blakdout] I DJed forever as a kid but I got heavy into production when my stepfather got sick. I needed to keep my mind distracted.
What was the first song you released?
[Bobby Blakdout] Go Look... (Laughs)
What are your fondest musical memories?
[Bobby Blakdout] Hearing 2006 Gucci Mane, "Hard to Kill"
How do you handle mistakes during a performance?
[Bobby Blakdout] I don't make mistakes and on the off chance I do I just play it off really well.
Do you get nervous before a performance or a competition?
[Bobby Blakdout] I get hyped. (Laughs)
What advice would you give to beginners who are nervous?
[Bobby Blakdout] Turn that nervous BS energy into hyped up go and get it energy.
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