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Q & A Interview

Q Who Are You? 
A I'm Nate, but I'm also known as NateTheGreat  


Q Where Are You From? 
A I'm from the Windy City (Chicago), but I'm from out West. It's not a ton of us popping right now, but I got that


Q The Name Of Your Current Project?

A "Life as we know it" but my latest project is titled "Flux" 


Q Describe Your Genre' 
A I would label myself as an HipHop artist, but I also like to create vibe music. Sometimes that might

sound more R&B and pop, but overall I conform to HipHop fundamentals. I'll forever include time for a quick 16


Q Who Are Your Musical Influences? 
A Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, Slick Rick, Tyler the Creator, J.Cole, Kid Cudi, Drake, Bob Marley, Bryson Tiller, Post Malone, UGK, Jay electronica 


Q What Inspires You To Write Music?
A Life inspires me to write music. It's a way for me to constructively convey aspects of my life to people that don't get to hear or see what I go through on the daily. Additionally, I just want to be great. When its all said and done, I want there to be no room for speculation on my talent or effort put into my craft. I need to be mentioned amongst the best in my class and the legends before me 


Q Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years? 
A Thats a scary question. In 5 years I see myself producing tracks, having my own home studio, and running my own label. I don't know how my personal life will look, but these are things I'm actively working towards now 


Q When Do Your Creative Ideas Usually Come To You? 
A Usually at night or when I'm alone, but majority of the time its random. I'll just jot them down for the moment so I won't forget and visit them later 


Q What are some of your past projects & how did they benefit you? 
A My past project "Flux" was my first official EP. What made the project so special is that it started off as just a concept, but then to watch it take form from designing the cover art to actually going to record it was an amazing experience. I was introduced into a world I had only dreamed about, I felt it cemented my confidence as an independent artist.  


Q Which one of YOUR songs is YOUR favorite & why? 
A "Uber Driver". Initially, I didn't think people would like it because I wasn't just rapping on the track; so I put a lot less pressure into recording it. I didn't have to focus so deeply on my metaphors and world play I was just saying how I felt in the back of that uber. Then I ended up shooting a video for it. (Fun fact: I actually wrote this song in an Uber and still have the audio) 



Q Where Can Your Music Be Found? 
A Spotify, SoundCloud, Apple, Tidal, Google play, Amazon, Youtube, Shazam,Youtube (Red)



Q What's Next??? 
A More shows, More music, More videos. More interviews. I plan on making my presence felt in the South 




*Uber Driver Video Link 

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LocHs3K5q5c


* Car Freestyle (Quiet Storm) 

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HWIjT0JDqc

Listen to Nate The Great Spotify

https://open.spotify.com/album/7aKmyrSigTlQMwtkgc8aoS?nd=1


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