Tell us your real names, country of birth and childhood experience.

Salutations, I’m Leroy Smith Jr, grew up in Live Oak, FL grew up in a small country town full of music (folk mostly).

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Tell us your academic qualification.

College Grad.

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Tell us about your music career, band name, musical background, experience and skills.

Career is budding, Smitty-G. was given to me by my younger brother.  I neglected it for more than a decade, then in 2015 in his honor I wanted to make some music and that’s the only name I could consider.

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Tell us about your genre, concept and idea behind your music video and the song. 

World/Vocal, making music for all.

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Tell us how to run a record label independently and successfully based on your experience as an artist.

Get the best talent, get that talent exposure and push your artists to be creative, open and diverse, no lines off.

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Tell us how you are promoting your music.

Submithub, live performances, promo merch and items. Social media, everyday I’m out I discuss music with new people.  Just organically in all aspects as I look forward to it being shared broadly.  Other promo platforms as well.

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Tell us what makes you happy and what makes you sad.

Music making process really fills me up.  Generally I’m not sad because everyday deserves my best.  I do get frustrated when I’m not creating like I think, but those are mean times and I recognize that I need to gain content to create.

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Explain clearly the story or concept behind the song.

Story is long, but the concept is we have to do what we have to do.  When I was young I had to catch pigs, grow and pick everything.  As we grow we think it’s the worst, but we have been given the opportunity to work and that’s what has to be done.  This is my work, it’s ManDoCo to me!

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List the radio stations, TV stations and blogs that have aired or featured your new song.

This is the first, Thank you all.

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Give us links to where the song can be purchased.

Mcsmittyg.com and all streaming channels.

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Tell us about other members of your band, music producer, crew or music video director, how the song was recorded and how the music video was shot.

It’s just me, produced by ToneJonez.

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Tell us how long you have been in the music industry, your experience and your future goal.

3- 5 years. It’s been fun, breaking records is my future goal, in the road to the HOF.

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Tell us what makes you unique from others. 

Substance.

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Tell us your weakness and strength pertaining music.

Weakness – forcing the music sometimes (rarely).  Strength – I love creating, building and growing. I’m addicted to greatness. Writing lyrics comes pretty naturally.  Good ears and a dynamic spirit.

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List your five favourite songs including the artists. 

Butterflies – Ms Kayla Cox

Drip – ARD

Skywalker – Miguel

Feels – Snoh Aalegra

MadatoryCompliance – YT

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Tell us your position on “DIY” Do It Yourself” and signing to a major label.

I am 115% DIY.

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Tell us other activities you will like to pursue apart from music. I’m a creator; I like all forms of creativity. 

I am open to building in most creative fields.

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Tell us about gaining the confidence to sing in front of a large crowd for the first time.

I practice a lot, imagining the audience and performing as I would on the stage.  This helps with building confidence in my live shows. Also I really enjoy live performance, I know all my lyrics and moves; it’s fun.

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Tell us the best way to make money in the music business.

Live Performance. Merch. Continue to invest in yourself and put out products to keep fans involved.

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Tell us your experience pertaining TV/Radio plugging.

It’s been going good. I’m doing this organically so not on TV yet.

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Narrate your recording experience. 

Studio vocals completed at Platinum Base, DRSAtl MajorMoves in ATL and DukesGourmetSounds in Live Oak.

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List your various works. 

Sofisticated-G. (MixtapeAlbum)

FinishYaBreakFast (15 Track Album)

TheConsTuition:BillsOfLeftAndRight (11 Track Album)

ThePreGamble (11 Track Album)

Listen to Smitty-G. #SoundCloud

https://soundcloud.com/smitty- g-511447679/

Also available on all streaming outlets.

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State links to connect you on social media.

@Mcsmittyg – Facebook/Snap/IG/YouTube/ SoundCloud

Mcsmittygmusic – Twitter

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