Born in New Orleans, but a Houston hard-hitter, Le$ has been making noise off his frequent collaborations with Curren$y. But he’s also built his own reputation as a solo MC with a buregoning career ahead of him. Get to know H-Town’s next MC up.—Interview By Christian Mordi
Age: Late 20s
Hometown: Born in New Orleans, but a Houston transplant.
I grew up listening to: UGK, No Limit, Old Cash Money, Dipset and the Roc-A-Fella movement.
Most people don’t know I: I am an introvert. I am not one of those people who love to make those club appearances and rapping in the clubs. I like to keep it simple, smoke, eat chill and make music.
My style’s been compared to: Stylistically, I get Pimp C a lot. I think it’s due to the whole package, I am light skinned, wear glasses and I am out of Texas like he is. We both also have these high-pitched voices. We also use the same slang because we are from the same places.
My standout records and/or moments to date have been: I have some pretty cool moments in the past year or so. I had the chance to bring out Bun B to a concert and perform our song together. I’ve had Curren$y bring me out at a show in Houston in front of a packed house and we performed our music together. To see the fans reaction and see them know the words to my music means a lot to me. It’s great to travel now and see people are aware of my music. I have been able to link and collab with some of my favorite artists with guys like Bun B, Slim Thug, Curren$y and more, which is exciting to me.
My goal in Hip-Hop is: To make great music, be able to take care of my family and tour the world.
I’m gonna be the next: I don’t want to be the next anyone, I just want to continue to grow as an artist and build my brand.
Standout: “Formula 1″
Also check out: “$ Migraine” With Curren$y
And: “Real Nigga Flow”