On a frigid East Coast day we are going to reach across the country and holla at an emcee hailing out of the Sunshine state. We had a chance to catch up with Philos and this is how it went …
HipHopLEAD: How did you come up with your name?
Philos: I was 13 when I was branded by a child hood friend.
HipHopLEAD: Established artists constantly try to get there name out there and pass demos along. How is it you were able to catch the attention of Travis Barker?
Philos: My style and sound is very different..
HipHopLEAD: You have a pretty good resume to date. You have worked with Paul Wall and Travis Barker … who is next on the list?
Philos: Really can’t predict the future…it’s all up to who fucks with me.
HipHopLEAD: What songs you have done to date that seperate you from the norm? and why?
Philos: My word play, and style, it’s different then what you hear now.
HipHopLEAD: Do you think you can bring the West back?
Philos: The West back? (laughs) !!! My focus is to bring back originality, and it so happen I’m from the west. The future will answer that question.
HipHopLEAD: Who would win in a one on one basketball game ..you or Slim thug? (laughs)
Philos: (heavy laughs) Slim’s a big man!!! But fuckin with me he’ll get posterized!! (laughs) !!
HipHopLEAD: Is “Woman On My Mind” going to be a hyphy record?
Philos: (laughs) !!! woman on my mind is a story written by a rare author (Philos)…. and I have tracks that will have you hyphy, turnt up etc.
HipHopLEAD: What are some of the features you have planned for that project?
Philos: You’ll have to wait and see.. (laughs)!!
HipHopLEAD: What are the concepts on there?
Philos: It’s about women and other people who can relate to what I’m sayin…
HipHopLEAD: Who were your influences to get into music?
Philos: I have many… too many to list.
HipHopLEAD: How would you describe your style of hip-hop?
Philos: I don’t do hip hop…I do Philos style of music
HipHopLEAD: Here at HipHoplead.com we like to ask our features some questions that really are out of the norm. We do this because it gives the fans a broader outlook on you. So lets get it cracking …. 50 cent or The Game?
HipHopLEAD: If you HAD to make a record with either Vanilla Ice or Hammer in 2010 .. who would it be? (laughs)
Philos: (laughs) !!! Hammer
HipHopLEAD: How would you rate President Obama (out of 1 thru 10) ?
HipHopLEAD: Back To The Norm… Name 1 song you’ve done that will have the HipHoplead.com viewers hooked!?
Philos: All of them
HipHopLEAD: Thanks for hollering at us and in closing give any shoutouts….links to your sites….F.U.’S or whatevers clever?
Philos: Lil B, Travis Barker, Famous Stars and Straps