Artist Interview: 730 Relly
Tell us about yourself and your music
I’m 730 Relly an up and coming Rapper/Songwriter/Producer/Engineer born in Newark, NJ. I’m 28 years old and have been writing, producing, recording, and performing music for 15 years now. I’m currently enrolled at LA Film school to earn a degree in Music Production. My music comes from the heart and talks a lot about problems going on in the community today. Without music, I don’t know where I’ll be. I truly believe music saved my life.
Talk to us more about your latest release
My latest release will be my first official mixtape which will be out on 4/20/2019. My project 420 Forever Yash will have no features and have about roughly 12-16 tracks. I’ve been holding off on this mixtape to focus more on my degree. I’m focusing on my degree and starting my record label Flex and Finesse Records.
What inspired you to write this release?
I was inspired to write this release mainly because it’s my first official mixtape. I’ve put a lot of singles and features out now I’m ready to focus on my own project.
Describe the writing and recording process
My writing and recording process is simple just get in there and work. I already knew what I wanted to write because we living thru it every day in my community.
Any plans to release a video?
I might release a video at some point for the release, but as I said I’m more focused on school and just releasing my project.
Any plans to hit the road?
I haven’t set up any tour dates, but keep an eye out on my website things might change.
As an indie artist, how do you brand yourself and your music to stand out from the rest of the artists out there?
I try to stand out with unique sound and lyrics. Being from my neighborhood my choice of words alone will make me stand out.
Who have you been listening to lately?
Honestly, I only listen to myself and 5 artists.
1. Young Thug
3. Elton John
4. Bad Bunny
5. Rob Pierce
Who are your biggest influences?
My biggest influences would have to be Naughty By Nature, SV Hot T, Young Thug, Eazy E, Max B, Ozuna, John Lennon, Kurt Cobain, Elton John, and Bad Bunny.
Tell us about your passions
Besides music, my only other passions are being there for my kids and family, sports, and fashion.
What else is happening next in your world?
Next thing for me is graduating school and start doing music full time.
Thanks for an awesome interview, Jarelle