The pride of Southwest Philly, Shawn Smith (formerly known as Young Savage) talks with Greg about his motto and title of his most recent album “Sink or Swim”, his spirituality and the evolution of his music, the freestyles that made him “Philly Famous”, his creative process and the mental images that linger in his mind, the struggles, obstacles, and realities of black men and boys in Philly, what needs to change, and much more. This episode has so much rich content in it, and it picks up as the interview moves along.
Singer-Songwriter Anna Shoemaker talks with Greg about her new EP “East Side”, her creative process for songwriting, the importance of self-confidence for any artist, the current climate of the music industry for female artists, her thoughts on Philly, and much more.
Entertainer Lee Harris talks about his music video “Real One”, the emotions of performing live, the challenges of gaining respect from the local music community, and much more.
Music Video: https://youtu.be/0iRnYMuCBTk
A man with many talents, Zak Rizzo talks about his experience on the set of Creed II, his creative process, how to gain respect being a white rapper, and much more. Listen for Zak’s freestyle at the end!