Lil Chris, multi-talented rapper, producer and songwriter recently released his latest EP titled “Survival”, which he put out independently. The Chicago, Illinois native joined forced with Grammy Award winning producers Bangladesh, London On Da Track and Weezy to create this project. His anticipated new EP was also accompanied by a video for his single “Hidden Pain."
Artist and activist, Lil Chris is currently signed to Boss of Bosses Records. His unique and authentic lyrics shows why he is making a wave for himself as “The New Anthem of Chicago.” He has reached further than music and into community service which he takes pride in.
Missphashunta.com had the pleasure of interviewing the talented Lil Chris, check it out below!
How did you get your start in the music industry?
“I got my start in the music industry in like 2013. When I took it serious I decided to stop selling drugs and take my music more serious my hood also told me get off the block and put me in the studio so I became popular thru the city getting millions of views on my videos then this year meeting my label boss of bosses and they took me to anotha level “
Who are your biggest inspirations?
“My biggest inspiration are my kids I’m 27 with 6 kids who I take kare of off music so I gotta go hard because I promise to leave each with a million my mom is also my inspiration how she took kare of me and my 6 sibling all alone also Tupac Lil Wayne and Future I just love their work ethic”
What can people take away from listening to your new EP “Survival”?
“It’s really like a hood bible it motivate u to wanna do betta and gives u hood stories the downs and ups the come up it helps u battle anxiety and depression survival speaks for itself”
How do you get into a creative space to make music?
“Well u might not know but I’m a one man band I produce engineer and create all my own lyrics all at my house in my home studio is were I’m most comfortable in thoughts rush thru my mind all alone and I create”
How would you describe yourself in three words and in your opinion what makes you different from other artists?
“I’m creative spiritual and soulful wat makes me different is my music have a meaning to it but it’s also still catchy and fun creative”
What type of legacy would you like to leave behind?
“I will leave a legacy like Tupac make so much music my kids kids kids a be straight and it will leave a great impact on the future kids songs with a meaning there will also be fun turn up songs too but mostly songs with a meaning like the hood bible”
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Lil Chris | IG @drbigchris