Archie Bang is an upcoming artist On The Grind, who’s recent single “Jealousy” from his upcoming Album (mixtape) “2010 Nothing To Loose” features notable artists like Nipsey Hussle, hosted by DJ Whoo Kid of G-Unit.
The video to the track “Jealousy” has been featured on several notable and top hip hop sites, such as and not limited to: AllHipHop.com, WorldStarHipHop.com and ofcourse HipHopLead.com.
Its just a matter of time HipHopLEAD caught up with Archie Bang for an exclusive interview as he reveals some keys to his grind and success.
HipHopLEAD: Whats gud Archie Bang, tell us a bit about how you got into music and for how long now?
Archie Bang: I been in the music since middle school! Going to school I wanted to be a Dj but any money I saved for equipment I would spend, so paper n pen was cheaper so I decided to try my hand in rapping!
HipHopLEAD: Can tell us something about your name?
Archie Bang: My name I got doing time in the pen and thinking about what I wanted career wise!
I didn’t wanna be boxed in as just a gangster rapper so I came up with Archie which sounded like and old school performer and bang from my past like impact!
It was different and it worked! It’s different!
HipHopLEAD: How would you describe your style?
Archie Bang: My style is universal, growing up in north Miami when I was younger influenced my style, so my sound isn’t standard NYC.
My style is universal, East, west, south, north, the relate to me cuz they don’t just hear NY I’m my music !
HipHopLEAD: Coming up, are they any artists that inspired you?
Archie Bang: I was insiped by greatness not just rap, But different genres of music!
I was inspired by the soul records my momma used to play the instrument In Haitian jazz, my father used to be a haitain jazz musician!
Rap wise I was inspired by tupac, biggie , snoop, the greats! Just good music!
HipHopLEAD: We heard and featured your video “Jealousy” on our site, honestly its a song we really liked. how did your featuring with Nipsey Hussle come about?
Archie Bang: Well I spent some time out the West before, I did my time! So im familiar wit LA!
I heard some of his music n was feeling homies flow n grind So I reached out to em he felt my music and the track and we made the record happen!
I decided to make the most of the record and shot the video, he was in NYC we hooked up n knocked it out!
HipHopLEAD: Tell us a bit about your upcoming mixtape “Nothing To Lose” alongside Dj Whoo Kid and how you and Whoo Kid linked up for it?
Archie Bang: Just grinding and networking! I was working with Shadyville Boston and that’s how I linked up with Whoo Kid, He felt the music and wanted to be a part of the situation!
And him also being a Haitian didn’t hurt either… lol!
Where can our readers get it around the world?
Archie Bang: Well this a mixtape album so aside from mixtape websites and stores it’s On iTunes March 9th and online everywere march 9th.
HipHopLEAD: Is there any particular favourite track(s) on it?
Archie Bang: My favorite track on the mixtape Would be My Life cuz it walks the fans through everything I been through up to this point in my success!
HipHopLEAD: Any last words to your fans around the world and on hiphoplead.com?
Archie Bang: I wanna thank HipHopLEAD for the time!
Shout to BK, north Miami, da homie Dj Whoo Kid, Dj smallz and every one who supports my movment!!