Check out Goody's exclusive Q+A interview on his come up, inspirations in rap, and where he is headed.
Goody is on his way up as far as the rap game goes. He's make quite a run in 2018, and he will finish out the year putting together a project. Goody's music dates back to about four years on his music platforms, he's been at it for quite some time now. I'm going to let Goody fill you in on the rest below.
After getting in contact with a member of his team, it was necessary that a interview should follow after. Shoutout to Jasmine Johnson of RESPECT Magazine for making this interview possible, it is appreciated.
Q & A
Groovnuke: Tell me a little bit about Goody. Describe your upbringing, where you’re from, and what brought you in to music.
Goody: Well I’m from south side of Chicago. I grew up heavy into sports which was always a passion of mine. I always loved music as well because of my family taste in music. My sisters always had the best music playing. My big cousin really got my into wanting to be an artist.
Groovnuke: What do you feel is your purpose of making music?
Goody: My purpose in making music is simply to inspire, inform and share my story.
Groovnuke: Name a few of your inspirations?
Goody: I am musically inspired by Jay-Z, Nas and Mase.
Groovnuke: Which song you had the most fun making and why?
Goody: I had fun making "Front My Move" and Freakr. Both are fun songs to me and the vibes were just right.
Groovnuke: Describe the music scene where you’re from? Who are some artists you’ve collaborated with? What about producers?
Goody: The Chicago music scene has changed so much over the past couple of years. It’s a lot of talent here. So far, I've worked with Asa2times and Solo Tha Dweeb. As far as producers I like to stay in house, but I have worked with TY Made It, Juice Beatz, and a few more.
Groovnuke: Future artists and Producers you want to work with?
Goody: I want to work with Cole, Kendrick, Jorja Smith, Vince Staples, Jeremih, TyDolla $, and a lot more.
Groovnuke: Describe your support system/team that manages you?
Goody: I have a good support and management team behind me. Ron Louis is my day to day manager. We’ve seen a lot in this industry together. That’s def one person I trust. We’ve known each other since high school. S/o to Jas too, she helps with pretty much everything involving PR.
Groovnuke: Are you an exclusive artist for RESPECT Magazine?
Lol i don’t know to honest, but they definitely support me. S/o to Respect
Groovnuke: Where can you see yourself five years from now? 15 years?
Goody: 5 years from now I’ll be picking up some Grammys, I can’t really see as far as 15 but I’ll know I’ll be GOOD. Lol
Groovnuke: Hardest issue you’ve faced dealing with music?
Goody: The hardest issue I’ve faced so far is really trusting my own ear and not being easily swayed by what other people are doing. It’s easier said than done.
Groovnuke: Do you have any advice for the artists on the scene with you?
Goody: My only advice is to keep your vision first and don’t compromise for anyone.
Groovnuke: Do you have any upcoming shows? New music or projects you’re working on?
Goody: Yea, we have a few special things lined up that will be announced soon, so stay tuned. Projects & shows.
Groovnuke: If you wanted one song of yours to be the perfect song to play to put someone on to your music, what would it be?
Goody: I would tell them to listen to Front My Move or a frack from the upcoming project but I can’t say the name. You’ll just have to wait and find out.
Make sure to keep in tune with this young brother, he's definitely going places. You can also check out his lastest visual below titled “Freakr.” Feel free to leave feedback within our comment section, and don't forget to spread the NOiZE.