Hey! (A Lil Gratitude)
A lot of people thought I was going to be a one-hit wonder, so I had that chip on my shoulder.
I feel that my ear candy is a little different from the ear candy most people are receiving right now.
Well not really to get attention, but to entertain, but you know to show some elements of rural life as well, it kind of blended all in, its kind of like a mockery in a sense, kind of stab back at people that have those stereotypical ideas of the south.
When people screamed novelty the first time around talking about an ugly video and stuff I was really insulted because, hold on a minute, everyone you see in the video are real life.
You know, I think when people fly the nest a little too soon, as far as getting involved in movies, anything beyond the music can make it suffer, I just want to make sure that I'm not that guy.
I took it upon myself to paint a better picture of rural life and what it is all about.
I wanted to tell my story in a way I haven't done before, things I've been going through in my life.
Whatever is about you that is translated into your art, that's gonna keep you completly original and fresh and I just think that, that's just the best advice I can give, to an artist creatively.
Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.
If you take any populated place - any major city in America - and drive 45 minutes from that spot directly out of town you'll be in about as country a place as you'll ever find.
You know, that's kind of the thing, I can't freestyle and I used to always wonder why I couldn't, and when I would try once out of every six months, but I was always a great writer!