Where did the name LB2x come from?
I got my nickname LB from my uncle who passed away before I was born…fortunately we had the same exact name so everybody just called me the same thing they called him.
Then when I started rapping I was heavily influenced by Lil Durk and at that time he gave himself the nickname “Lil Durk 2x” after he dropped his project “2x”.
How do you juggle life & music?
It’s really hard I’m not gonna lie, but I would never give up music for anything else. Which is why I have to make the smartest move when it comes to planning and executing things out to be able to balance everything accordingly.
This path can get hard I won’t lie, but I think of it like this if chasing your dreams were that easy would it actually give you that feeling when you actually accomplish it?!
What are your hobbies outside of music?
I usually play the game to ease my mind in writers block and I also watch YouTube videos and movies etc.
Do you have any mentors?
Yes I do, I have fellow artist who have been in the game way longer than I have plus heavy hitters who teach and guide me on the right path so I can make that mark in the industry that I want.
Do you create your own beats?
At the moment I do not create my own beats, but that’s definitely something I wanna get into though.
What is you’re creative process like?
Normally I would listen to various beats, then when I feel I have a connection with a certain beat the lyrics start to form themselves.
How would you describe the music you create?
I like to drive at night and listen to chill music, so the music I make is heavily influenced by that exact thought.
Are you currently working on any projects?
Yes I’m secretly working on a project but it won’t be released anytime soon simply because I wanna give my fans more singles with visuals so they can get to know me more as a person and not just a artist.
What do you enjoy most about being an artist?
I love questions like this and I’m going to give the same answer every-time, I love the creative process and just being able to see the reactions of the people listening to my songs.
Are there hidden meanings in your songs?
Yes there’s a lot Of hidden meaning in my songs which I want to actually make a video explaining them. I feel that even though people love my songs they don’t fully understand how deep these songs actually are.
Do you have any rituals when it comes to being in the studio?
For starters I don’t like a lot of people in the studio when I record , Just me the engineer and maybe two others is all I need . If there are more people in the studio I feel like I can’t really go deep into my feelings and find what I need to say.
How would you describe your sound?
I’m that person you listen to when your down I get you to think about yourself and your actions to hopefully better yourself, but I do it in a smooth way you know. I try to keep your attention with the beats I choose but also soothe your ears with my melodic voice.
What has COVID taught you as an entertainer?
COVID has taught me to always be prepared for any down fall that’s may happen for example no one expected this so when it came every entertainer including myself was lost and many of us are just now getting back to where we need to be.
Is there anything you want to tell your fans?
[THEY ARE NOT MY FANS THEY ARE FAMILY]
Without them I don’t know where I would be, they allow me to do what I love with the support I need. I’m glad I can help them in their life situations through the music I make for real.
How did you connect with BDR!PPYY?
Me & BDR!PPYY go back a year or two ago although I can’t even remember.