@TheRReport1 Exclusive Interview with @1rocketshep

By on October 12, 2017




1) Describe yourself in one word?

  • Illuminated

2) At what age did you decide that you wanted to became a rapper?

  • At the age of 3 I knew I wanted to be a rapper. I use to love watching music videos and running around the house in my Pull-ups freestyling. My biggest influences in my early life were: Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Uncle Luke, Z-Ro, U.G.K..

3) What was the first song that you ever recorded?

  • The first song I ever recorded was “Body Rockin” back when I was in Jr. High School.  My former rap name was “PlayaFaze”. We unloaded the song on to YouTube and promoted it on Facebook to my classmates. It became an instant hit. Every weekend me and my big cousin (who’s featured on the song) would perform at local high school parties in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

4) When did you become an official artist under Brick Squad Monopoly?

  • Waka Co-Signed me in 2013 via social media. He seen me grinding and promoting my music on Twitter. I dropped my first mixtape “Real Recognize Trill” at the end of the year, Hosted by Ohio’s DJ E-Dub. It went viral, and I joined Waka’s Label BRICK SQUAD MONOPOLY.

5) So how does it feel being a part of one of the hottest labels in the game?

  • I feel very blessed to be associated with one of the best A&Rs (Waka Flocka) . Over the years he has taught me so much about the music business. With his guidance, I know what smart decisions to make.

6) Tell us about your current project that you’re working on.

  • My highly anticipated Sequel to my first mixtape. I’m releasing “Real Recognize Trill 2” winter 2017. I felt that I needed to go back to my original roots that got me to where I’m at. My day 1 FANS are very excited about this. They have been waiting since 2014 for this project. I have production from Grammy nominated producers Arkatech, and a few of my in house producers.

7) If you could work with any artist, who would it be, and why?

  • I would Work with Pimp C, because he’s my favorite rapper of all time. He died when I was younger so I didn’t get to meet him. I wish I could have signed with him.

8) When can we expect your next mixtape or EP?

  • Real Recognize Trill 2 (Winter, 2017)

9) What can we expect from Rocket Shep in the rest of  2017?

  • Releasing the Album “Real Recognize Trill 2”, I have a new singles dedicated to the ladies titled “Her Body” that I’m singing on. And I’m releasing more videos.

10) The R Report would like to thank you for taking the time out to conduct this interview. We wish you much success on your journey. Any last comment that you would like to make?

  • Thank you so much for this opportunity. Continue to keep me and my family in prayers. And also many blessings to my R Report family.