Kind of like how meditating gives us a focused space for our peaceful energy to flourish, having a vlog has helped me to take my connection with my listeners to essentially a sacred space.
I often think deeply about the whole picture and how can I as an artist create safe spaces during quality entertainment experiences. I want to give people a window into my songwriting process and other aspects of me being because we are all creating this world together. I get inspired often by intense things clouded by introverted struggles with no release but music. And I didn’t want just those intense songs to be all I gave the world. Perhaps a good analogy is that not cleaning for weeks results in a big beautiful cleaning. And weekly songwriting is like weekly maintenance cleaning.
The song “Mr. Incredible” was created in my unique universe. I am my version of Mr. Incredible, and I am trying to impress the woman who is to be Elastigirl. Throughout the song, I am trying to make her my girl by showing off my superhero skills.
Rich the Kid releases his debut album on March 30 after signing to Interscope Records last summer. The World is Yours is available on all major streaming platforms, including free streaming on Bandcamp and SoundCloud.
Stone Jone, Artist of the Week in August, released this fall the short film Lurk as part of Atlanta’s production team The Red Jacket. It has been their first production and is intended to spark dialogue about the potential dangers of sharing too much info through social media.