Today we are kicking it with a new up and coming rapper named Tee-Bone.
HipHopLEAD: For starts where did the name come from?
T-Bone: I got my name off of the movie color’s cuz I hung around Ese’s alot in my younger days.
HipHopLEAD: For those that don’t where are you reppin?
T-Bone: I rep around my city Watts… and other spots.. in clubs..etc.
HipHopLEAD: You have been making a mark on the internet lately. Digital Dynasty … Unsigned On The Grind .. and a new mixtape, hosted by Ballerstatus.com’s – Tha Advocate. What can the fans expect from your mixtape?
T-Bone: I want my fans to expect I’m out here tryna make it… life is hard enough….
HipHopLEAD: How do you feel about the Newer rap artists from Cali saying the OG’s aren’t helping them?
T-Bone: These new up coming rapper’s can say wat they say… the o.g’s got it hard just like us in a way.
HipHopLEAD: Who were your West Coast inspirations to make you rap?
T-Bone: My favorite inpirations for West rappers was Pac he made me wanna do it!!
HipHopLEAD: Who were your favorite East coast rappers?
T-Bone: East cost rappers… have to be ..Epmd… east coast was killin the game back then.
HipHopLEAD: Back to you …What made you pick up a mic and get busy?
T-Bone: I picked up a mic cuz I was tired of the law playin wit my life.
HipHopLEAD: Are you on a label?
T-Bone: When I got out of jail I got with my boys and they got a lil thang called Krazyfresh Ent. but Ima go my own way for the next mixtape.
HipHopLEAD: Any new projects coming out? Any features?
T-Bone: My new mixtape coming out called “STILL WIT IT” and once I do my little jail time you kno how the hood be.
HipHopLEAD: How would you describe your style of hip-hop?
T-Bone: I describe my style of hiphop as the only thang we got left in life. Its whats we was born to do ,, ya know? Its HUNGER!
HipHopLEAD: What’s your goal for the hip-hop game?
T-Bone: My goal is to be on tv one day from my music.
HipHopLEAD: Can a West Coast rapper make it without talking about gang life?
T-Bone: I dont talk about it. People can make it without talkin about the gang life…. to me its what you have inside .. you know?
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 …. Would you do a song that compromises your talent if it meant making alot more money?
T-Bone: I won’t do a song to compromise my talent for alot of money… cuz I’m in it to show other people that there is more then just gang bangin out there.
HipHopLEAD: What is a typical day like for TeeBone?
T-Bone: A typical day for Tbone is in the studio drinkin moet & chillin with the ladies…ya know? That’s what I do.
HipHopLEAD: Back To The Norm….. Name 1 song you’ve done that will have the HipHopLead.com viewers hooked!?
T-Bone: 1 song that will have the hiphoplead viewers hooked ..hmm.. I would say “Step Up” and “Smoke and Drink”. That be knocking!! (laughs)
HipHopLEAD: Thanks for hollering at us and in closing give any shoutouts….links to your sites….F.U.’S or whatevers clever?
T-Bone: Shout out to all my peoples in Watts. You can find me on myspace, Moco, Facebook or hit me at Tbeeize@aol.com! Peace Playas!