ARTIST NAME: Breon S.Y.N.D.E.L
SONG TITLE: Zoned
RELEASE DATE: July 4th, 2019
GENRE: Hip Hop
Up and coming Brooklyn artist incorporating meditative sounds into new school Hip-Hop – Melodic Verses so smooth you will feel as if you want to sing along without even knowing the words.
Tell us your name, country of birth, and childhood experience.
Brooklyn, New York
Running around the city and trying to figure things out.
Tell us how you discover hip-hop.
I’ve listened to so much music at a young age. I love new music! I get suggestions from friends all the time.
Brief us your experience creating your first song.
My therapy stopped being covered by my insurance so I needed a new way to release. I got the instrumental that day and started writing!
List the name of the artists that have influenced you.
Frank Ocean, Travis Scott, Drake, and Kanye West.
Discuss the difference between the old school songs and new school songs.
The subject matter is a big one but also the way things are said. A lot of newer songs don’t seem to have as much feeling.
Discuss the evolution in the sound of hip-hop.
It’s constantly changing which is dope. I think one of the biggest things is how melodic hip hop is showing itself to be.
List the name of your favorite hip-hop artist.
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Sean…
Explain what you understand by hip-hop culture to the best of your knowledge.
Just be genuine and hard working. People will gravitate.
Discuss hip-hop in detail.
Just a great way of expression that can connect people around the world. There is so much power in it, especially when it comes from a real place.
List the name of hip-hop’s greatest producers and state your reason.
Metro is the G.O.A.T, Whatshisname is a great rising producer that people sleep on and of course 40!
List the name of hip hop greatest songwriters and state your reason.
Frank Ocean and XXXtentacion are the two names that fly out of my head. Those guys are amazing and really know how to paint a picture and gather emotion in any piece they make.
List the name of hip hop greatest artists and state your reason.
There are just so many to name that we don’t appreciate.
Tell us how you compose or write lyrics.
I write poems all the time. They’re usually related without me even realizing it. Then I will hear a beat and stitch them together if possible.
Brief us about your recording experience in the studio.
Usually, it will be me and the FCL crew in the studio cracking jokes and recording around those.
Tell us how you get involved in hip-hop.
I’ve always been interested in music. I got into a crazy car accident and that led to me being in the studio all the time.
Tell us your gain and loss as an artist.
Not really sure. I’m just happy people like my music!
Tell us the piece of advice you will give to a new artist.
Plan your releases!
Discuss the music industry.
I’m still learning about it myself.
State your future goal.
Be featured on “Hot Ones.”
Discuss the process involved in making this song.
It was my first time ever drafting a song and recording it more than once.
Tell us everything we need to know about the song.
It’s part 2 to my first song ‘Taken.’ Check it out if you can! I’m telling a story.
Tell us how you come up with the title of the song and your artist’s name.
My artist name is my given name but a suggestion from my producer gave me the idea to change the spelling. The name of the song came from how focused I was when writing it, I just kind of “Zoned” out.