Living Thru Music: The Come Up- Fayn.
Making his first appearance on the IAHHM platform, I would like to introduce y’all to a special one! My homie Fayn hailing from a small town outside of Miami, is aiming to take over the world and hopes to bring a few people with him into the new decade and beyond. A true student to the game, Fayn makes connections and collaborates with artists and curators by talking to them, making each connection authentic just like his music. We were able to ask the rising artists a few questions on topics such as: Drake, Kanye West, Digital Streaming Platforms, Top singers and producers in the game, plus much more! Be on the lookout for a lot of content coming to you from Fayn, connect with homie below and read the full interview! Let us know what you think.
WHERE DOES DRAKE RANK IN YOUR BEST OVERALL RAPPER LIST?
Drake’s Top 25 in my book
FAVORITE HIP HOP GROUP OF ALL TIME?
I have 2! OutKast & The Diplomats
AT WHAT AGE DID YOU START BEING INTERESTED IN SPIRITUALITY?
In my twenties I got real spiritual because I was looking at religion in a different light after understanding it better.
WHAT DO YOUR PARENTS THINK OF YOU PURSUING YOUR GOALS
When my mom was alive she supported me & my aspirations of being a rapper because she wanted me to get out the street she’s just didn’t understand fully. My pops doesn’t care for it at all. He’s heard me rap & thinks I sound good but that’s where it stops lol.
WHAT PLATFORM ARE YOU USING TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS?
Every Platform from Streaming Sites like Spotify, Tidal, & Apple Music to the socials Sites like IG, TiK TOK, Facebook & Twitter.
WHAT IS YOUR STANCE ON KANYE WEST?
I plead the 5th on Kanye lol he’s been a little Everywhere as far as his intentions. He’s not as clear with his message as he once was at least for me.
HOW MANY ARTISTS or FREELANCERS HAVE YOU COLLABORATED WITH LOCALLY?
Man to many to count from other rappers podcasters producers videographers engineers promoters influencers I wouldn’t even know the exact number
HOW SERIOUS ARE YOU ABOUT MAKING A LIVING FROM YOUR PASSION ? ARE YOU A STUDENT OF YOUR CRAFT?
I’m dead serious I don’t play when it come to my music or my career I’m a student of my craft to the T. I believe If you built something that has value people should have no problem paying. I’ve studied the Dre’s Cubes Diddy’s Russell & the jay-z’s of the game R.I.P Nipsey Hussle ! I learn so much from just watching there moves & listening to there Interviews.
WHAT IS LACKING IN HIP HOP MUSIC OR MUSIC IN GENERAL THAT YOU THINK CAN CHANGE?
The games is missing honesty & diversity which I feel I offer that & more
IN ORDER, RANK YOUR TOP 5 PRODUCERS IN THE GAME RIGHT NOW?
Marcus Banks , Just Blaze , Dr.Dre, Swizz Beatz ,DJ Mustard
FAVORITE ALBUM OF 2018?
Victory Lap – Nipsey Hussle & I really liked Jay Rock’s Redemption Album. 2018 was a good year for hip hop.
IN ORDER, RANK YOUR TOP 5 RAPPERS IN THE GAME
Not in order lol. Kendrick ,Cole ,Jay-Z, YBN Cordae , Nipsey (RIP)
TOP 5 R&B Artists?
Not in order lol Jae Mazor ,Chris Brown ,Usher ,Rihanna ,John Legend
TOP 5 SINGERS OF ALL TIME?
Not in order lol . Marvin Gaye , Bob Marley , M.J. , Lauryn Hill , Beyoncé
DO YOU THINK THE STREAMING ERA IS HURTING OR BENEFITING ARTISTS THESE DAYS?
It’s definitely benefiting younger artists & artist that understand Streaming. Now artist that where established before streaming came along might hurt them cause it’s not in there contracts or situation so they missing out on money that’s rightfully there’s.
WHAT WOULD YOUR ADVICE BE TO ASPIRING ARTISTS FROM YOUR AREA?
Learn how to do it yourself before you ask for help & never give up.
Where are you from ?
I’m from Allapattah that’s a small town in Miami.
-Do you work on this project alone or is there a team involved ?
Creatively I work on it by myself as far as promo & marketing I definitely involve my team for certain things.
-what is your dream job?
Aside from being a professional rapper a dream job would to be a professional weed roller & weed smoker lol
If you were offered a perfect distribution/sponsorship from every major company in america which company would suit you and your brand the most? I have a few Roc Nation, Nike, Apple, McDonald’s & Empire for several reasons.
-What is your favorite movie? Favorite actor? I have few favorite movies How High,Paid In Full,Ninja Turtles,State Property ,Fresh
Favorite Actor 2pac When I watch his movies I forget he’s a rapper.
-Tell me some of your biggest and/or most enjoyable moments so far?
1 of my most enjoyable moments would have to be this year when I went on tour with my DJ we toured the whole east coast and I perform at A3C in Atlanta.
-Name 3 things that make you unique as an artist?
My mindset My creative process & my voice
-Where do you see yourself going with this? What are your big plans? Being a successful artist that will also make other artist successful & to tour my very own international headliner tour & to keep doing it over & over.
-Any projects in the works?
“Desy Malu” Single Out Now & In The Field Single in Feb. I got “No Risk No Reward Ep” to be release in April/May “Heart Of A Wolf 2” Sept/Oct 2020& my Album “The Balance” TBA.