What sets 7th Ward Shorty apart from the flow of rappers fighting for a spot in the rap game, is the creativity behind his lyricism. His unapologetic flow and compelling vocals are a work of art only he can produce. His music sounds like a blend of emotion and euphoria, meshing at just the right dosage to create music that is timeless in it’s sound and resonates when heard. It doesn’t come and go; it lingers and keeps on repeat in the mind. That is the sign of true talent, to create music that is evergreen, lasting no matter how far ahead time spans. 7th Ward Shorty has transformed his delivery and cadence into a fire that engulfs every beat that he touches. He is an inextinguishable flame burning his path to a seat at the top of hip-hops ladder. This was proven with the release of his debut album “Blue City,” which captured the ears and attention of listeners worldwide with the level of writing and composition to his tracks.
We invited 7th Ward Shorty to our studio for an interview:
ARN: How did you come up with a stage name?
7th Ward Shorty: Basically I’ve always wanted to remain authentic, real, down to earth. So, I felt it to be necessary to keep the name everyone has also referred to me by.
ARN: What are you focusing your time on now?
7th Ward Shorty: At the moment I’m just focused on my tour that I’m currently on and raking in this bread for my company so family and friends and the people I care will be good.
ARN: How do you currently feel about the state of Hip-hop in general?
7th Ward Shorty: The condition that hip hop is in is a weakened position. I am trying to change that.
ARN: Who influenced you most through out your career?
7th Ward Shorty: Eminem
ARN: What surprising lessons have you learned along the way?
7th Ward Shorty: Don’t trust men and women who never make eye contact during business discussions.
ARN: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?
7th Ward Shorty: NO MORE MUMBLE RAP