- Call Me Ice - Ice Mane Jugg
What is your background? tell us where you grew up and some information about your upbringing/experiences as a youth:
Young African American born and raised in the Dirty Mil aka North Side of Milwaukee, WI. Growing up on the northside it was hard to be a good kid. Many influences in my environment along with some of hip hop icons lead me to living the life of a savage. I was taught to be 100, get it how you live. They taking foods stamps but I’m not the type that would prefer to starve lol I’m out here #surviving
At what moment did you know that music was part of your life and what feelings did you have towards making an active impact with your music?
3 years ago I felt that music was a way for me to get my feelings into my music/rhythms. I sense the type of vibe a beat gives me and simply just let @icemanejugg out. Took some time to believe but I love to record anytime I’d never stop what I love to do.
What artists inspired/influences you and if you could collaborate with any artist (alive or passed) who would it be and why?
Major artist and that made an impact to influence me on the will always be my fav of all time “Gucci Mane” If I collaborate with Gucci Mane I’m already knowing it’s a closed casket for the industry and that’s all I can say ya dig
What do you think about the current state of hip hop/mainstream music?
Truth be told it is what it is. I feel that the culture of hip hop will always develop over time. I feel the game needs more real rap with actual meaning which will gain more ears.
Currently, what projects do you have in the works that you are most excited about?
Mixtape after Mixtape. I’m excited as hell when I get to put a piece of my mind onto a hot instrumental weather anyone feature or not I still can sense what the current track is missing before I release
What are your short term career goals within the next 6-10 months?
Short term I’m getting this paper up to budget my promotion. Freestyling on whatever beat
effortlessly progressing my unique flow very original.
What are your long term career goals within the next 2-5 years?
By the next 2-5 years I see myself signed & partnered with a major recording distribution deal with 2-3 platinum albums on the billboard charts on every hip hop list or blog in the world #icemanejugg
If you had one song out of the catalogue you have created to show a person what song would it be and why?
“Call Me Ice” Basically tells you & chants that I am @icemanejugg the kids love all the way the grown folks. Its not my beat but I laced it like a shoe lol very much will tell you the struggles and lifestyles I lived and experienced coming up in the ghetto.
To the person who had never heard of you what is it about your music and story that you would tell them to entice them to be a supporter?
It will change whatever mood you’re currently in. some people usually can relate to some things I may sing or rap about. But most importantly it will get you in the mood & truth be told nobody can deny good music.
If your music could be described in five words what would those five words be?
Energetic, Spectacular, Dope, Original and Interesting.
What do you bring to the game that is unique and different?
Actual dope music that is very easy to become addicted to.
To the aspiring artist who is considering a career as a musician what lessons or advice would you give them to inspire them or to uplift them in the journey?
Stay down til you come up and believe in yourself.
What are your social media profiles and where can people purchase/download your music?
What are your final words you would like to say to people that you have left out?
Follow your heart it wont lie to you.