Artist Interview: Hawk
Tell us about yourself and your music
Traditional African American musician rooted in the diversity of that music from the cotton fields to cell phones and streaming tech. Original songwriting acoustic, and electric guitars ( 12 string preferred ). I’m 60 years of age now. A grandfather, community activist. I own and operate my music label via SMS Texting Service gO-mO-cO. and I just love a good song,” says Jerome “G PA” Freeman( The C.E.O. of gO-mO-cO ). Legendary blues musician Robert Johnson allegedly found his inspiration beside a fog-enshrouded crossroads at midnight, where he traded his soul to the devil in return for guitar playing skill. Colorado immigrant Jerome ” G Pa ” Freeman is also inspired by a crossroads the unlikely intersection of his passion for playing the blues and his career as a computer systems administrator. And like Johnson, his steps have occasionally been dogged by deviltry
Talk to us more about your latest release
A mixture of traditional blues/soul featuring a hiphop artist . Recorded Live very few overdubs. I like live it’s more honest!
What inspired you to write this release?
Pointing out lier’s in particularly in relationships!
Any plans to release a video?
By summer yes!
Any plans to hit the road?
Manager Beto de Leon of Corazon Concerts is working now to get me in S. America, Spain, Europe ect..
As an indie artist, how do you brand yourself and your music to stand out from the rest of the artists out there?
Creative originality! I’ll do what they’re not doing! My career in technology which began at and in the Alpheus Smith Physics Dept at OSU ( I did the hardwiring for the control cards in the cpu of ” Zeus ” a High Energy Physics Particle Accelerator in Hamburg Germany in 1990 I also have been involved in the Internet and said technologies per the same time period. So I believe I can bring something new as I stated
Who have you been listening to lately?
Tell us about your passions
Being alive in the moment for once the eyes open all things are possible!
What else is happening next in your world?
Touring, Writing, Helping less fortunates, being the best Dad and Grandpa in the World!
I will win grammy’s in multiple categories. Country, Blues, Soul, Jazz and Hiphop! All from one body of work..
Thanks for an awesome interview, Jerome!