Since the start of 2023, every creative music artist and business owner has been applying straight pressure! To see the growth and unity among many talents across the DMV is such a beautiful feeling. Today introduce you to ItsFreeLife , who has been making tons of noise and is not stopping until he gets what he deserves. I had the chance to catch up ItsFreeLife and talk about his musical endeavors and his recent project, “ItsFreeLife: A True Story”.
Q: Who inspired you to make music?
ItsFreeLife: I can’t really pinpoint one person that influenced me to rap. It was more so different experiences in life that motivated me to rap.
Q: How would you describe the music that you typically create?
ItsFreeLife: The music I usually create either tells a story or paints a vivid picture that is easily relatable.
Q: What is your creative process like?
ItsFreeLife: I usually replay a beat for about 30 minutes, and I’m able to complete a song.
Q: Who would you most like to collaborate with?
ItsFreeLife: I would love to collab with Lil Durk, Lil Baby, and all the regular industry guys, but honestly, anyone who sounds good knows how to market the music I’m willing to collab with.
Q: What is one message you would give to your fans?
ItsFreeLife: Tough times don’t last; tough people do. It gets easier.
Q: What would you be doing right now if it wasn’t for your music career?
ItsFreeLife: I’d probably be working in construction and going to school for mechanical engineering and business.
Q: Where have you performed?
ItsFreeLife: I’m not big on performing, but I have performed at local venues in Maryland, such as Martinis.
Q: Tell us about your recent project, “ITSFREELIFE: A TRUE STORY“?
ItsFreeLife: This is a 6 song EP based on events in my life surrounding my incarceration, my ups and downs, and lessons.
Q: Do you have any other single EPs or projects out right now?
ItsFreeLife: I just dropped with Rowdy Rebel in February as well as my single “2 Days” with Anweezy, which is about to touch 59k streams. There are also 5 other songs I released when I first came home available on all platforms.
Q: How would you say Social Media has impacted your music career?
ItsFreeLife: I’ve met a lot of great artists and discovered opportunities thru social media. I feel like social media is more so for your image and brand.
Q: Which famous musician(s) do you admire?
ItsFreeLife: Young thug ( Free Jeff ), Young Scooter, WTO Sco & Young Dolph
Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given?
ItsFreeLife: Chances make champions.
Q: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
ItsFreeLife: Holding people accountable for their actions and words. Forcing the big heads and ARs to be more transparent with the artists.
Q: What’s next for you?
ItsFreeLife: I have a song coming with Paper Route Jay Fizzle, The Game, and I have a single appearing in Anweezy’s project, Zeinab II. In addition to that, I have an EP in June and music videos dropping soon. Check out itsfreelife.com and mensouq.com