What are your musical influences?

I grew up in Chicago loving House and Hip Hop Music.  Common, A Tribe Called Quest , Digable Planets and Gangstarr were my favorites of all because the beats were laid back like me.  I discovered later that some of the music that I loved was produced by J Dilla, 9th Wonder and DJ Premier.  I loved the sound and now that it has been branded "Lofi" I am excited and inspired.  On the House side I was influenced by Fast Eddie, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Chip E, Lil Louis, Frankie Knuckles, Marshall Jefferson and many others and to see it grow now into EDM also has me excited.....as I love BOTH genres.  

EDM and Hip Hop has grown so large that a creative whom loves BOTH genres can get lost in all of the sauce that is available to cook up from, but this is what a creative lives for.  To be surrounded with all of the inspiration needed to create, push the culture, add to it and even to redefine it. 

 

Bartran Neely

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