- Men in black - GB Flame
We had the pleasure of interviewing a very talented and unique artist who goes by GB Flame – we sincerely believe he is going to be one of the premier artists of 2020 and are lucky to be one of the first websites to interview this future star.
What is your background? tell us where you grew up and some information about your upbringing/experiences as a youth:
GB Flame is from St. Louis Missouri. Street drama and drugs surrounded him and his upbringing, He completed many goals as an athlete and scholar student. He’s been recording since the age of 14 taking knowledge of the streets into the studio.
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?
Everyone in GB Flame’s family is music oriented, Flame looked at how destroyed his community was, as he gained knowledge as an adult. Flame viewed music as the platform to change his community.
What artists inspired/influences you and if you could collaborate with any artist (alive or passed) who would it be and why?
Flame spent his youth listening to legends including the likes of wiz Khalifa, Lil Wayne, and Gucci mane, if you looked at Flame’s playlist in 2019 you will see plenty of NBA youngboy, Kevin gates, Quando rondo and lil uzi vert for his daily listens. Flame would do a song with lil uzi vert before any other artist, he feels their energy is similar and likes uzi’s demeanor.
What do you think about the current state of hip hop/mainstream music?
Flame thinks mainstream music is slowly declining, and becoming more of a clout chase then a talent business.
Currently, what projects do you have in the works that you are most excited about?
Flame has competed a 7 song Ep that will be posted to all major platforms on january 2nd. He currently working on his first studio album that is projected to drop in April of 2020
What are your short term career goals within the next 6-10 months?
Flame projects to go viral on social media within the next 3 months, He would like to start performing and expanding his music to more states.
What are your long term career goals within the next 2-5 years?
Flame projects to make the XXL freshman cover and be actively touring.
If you had one song out of the catalogue you have created to show a person what song would it be and why?
Flame presents his single Men in black, it captures you as a listener, gives you a view of a 22 yr old black dad with 2 kids. It give us a look at how he deals with haters and negative energy.
To 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?
Flame was raised by a single mother, all the odds were against him. He used music, school, sports and god to stay out of the streets as an active target. Avoiding plenty of bullets in shoot outs and plenty of run ins with law enforcement
If your music could be described in five words what would those five words be?
Creative, unique, energetic, charismatic, influential
What do you bring to the game that is unique and different?
Flame has a humble demeanor and a chill swagger. He views people for personality and clout isn’t important to him.
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?
Keep following your passions, they will not steer you wrong even if you don’t become a famous rapper you can find another route in the music business.
What are your social media profiles and where can people purchase/download your music?
Flame is on Instagram, gb_flame, Twitter gb_flame, Facebook GB Flame, YouTube GB flame , Spotify GB Flame, Apple Music GB Flame, iTunes GB Flame, iheartradio GB Flame,
What are your final words you would like to say to people that you have left out?
Flame has love for DeBo Brown, Trip Mo, Que Houston and the whole coalition movement.