Upcoming videographer and hip hop music artist Poeboy K.P. is delivering some of the best success stories and influencing young people to pursue their dreams. An accomplished videographer in the hip hop film industry, he is now delivering a captivating soundscape with songs such as “Fucc A Ticket,” “Am I The One,” and “Over And Over.”
DMR: Do you feel you have a natural emotional connection with hip hop and rap?
Ans: Yes, I’ve always felt hip hop and rap were a part of me since I was a child. It helps me relieve stress, anger, and anxiety all at once.
DMR: Were you musically inclined from a very young age?
Ans: I was musically inclined at the age of 13. My older brother use to rap with his friends and once I got the hang of it, I started rapping as well. It became a daily routine as I rapped in classrooms and the school hallways in front of my friends.
DMR: You started as a videographer. What influenced or inspired you to choose that career path?
Ans: As a kid, I always wanted to see myself on television. I knew if I was going to make music I needed visuals to go along with it. I use to make videos using a Samsung Galaxy phone. Once I earned enough money, I bought my first camera. I taught myself how to film and also learned a lot from other videographers on YouTube. I got so good at it and decided to become the owner of Ice Breaking Films LLC.
DMR: Does being a music artist as well as a videographer come with any advantages?
Ans: Yes, there are so many advantages. I get to record my own videos at free will. Fans also know me for my work from both talents.
DMR: You are an exemplary figure to young people who want to make it big on their own. What is your advice to them?
Ans: If you want to make it big, keep pushing for your dreams and never give up. Always find ways to better your craft in your free time. Study and learn from people that inspire you.
DMR: Do you feel that a song and its music video are connected to each other beyond just visual recreation?
Ans: I always think that a song and its music video are connected. A video brings the song to life and makes it more interesting to listen to and watch.
DMR: Do you direct and create your own music videos?
Ans: I sometimes directed and create my own videos. I find it easier to hire to director when it’s a lot I am wanting to do. Directors help find the resources and make sure I am fully focused on being inside the video as an artist.
DMR: Do you feel that social media and online platforms give new talents the right scopes?
Ans: Yes, social media and online platforms help tremendously. It allows you to promote your talents and share them with the world.
DMR: What are the initial and later struggles of having a career in the music industry?
Ans: In the music industry you will find yourself wanting to give up if you feel like nothing is working. You have to have a positive mindset and hope that you will become successful in the music industry. Later struggles will come from the people who knew you before your career. There will be a lot of hate and jealousy the more you start to become known in the music industry.
DMR: Do you look forward to collaborating with other artists?
Ans: Yes, I look forward to collaborating with artists such as; Boosie Badazz, Kevin Gates, Lil’ Wayne, Drake, and Future.
DMR: What do you think is your advantage as a music artist because of your professional experience in videography?
Ans: The advantage would be the fact I could create my own visual every day with my own equipment. I don’t have to rely on other videographers or filming businesses because I have my own.
DMR: What are your plans for the future in regard to your career?
Ans: My future plan is to spread Ice Breaking Films LLC around the country. I want to bring other artist visions to life no matter the genre. I plan to continue working hard to become a successful entrepreneur and music artist around the world.
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Hughes Nelson is a contributing writer for Daily Music Roll. He also runs few other blogs, where he analyzes pop, hip-hop, and other music too seriously. Hughes reviews the music on daily basis and magnanimously indulges, encourages, and even participates in music discussion worldwide.