When your camp is associated with one of the hottest names in hip hop then people are going to take notice of what you’re doing, and so is the case with newcomer Hot Rod.
, the first artist signed to 50 Cent’s new record label, G-Note Records
, was praised by www.Djbooth.net
for “showcasing his sung rapped vocal styling’s over an infectious, New Wave informed instrumental by All-Star,”
on “Hot Girl.”
Hot Rod, has released the music video for his second single, “Hot Girl,” the follow up to “Dance With Me.” . The Hot new video features cameo appearances by 50 Cent and Wayne Brady.
So what better way for Australia to get to know him than for Keep Up to throw some questions at this exciting new talent to hit the airwaves.
What was your first memory of Hip Hop?
My first memory of hip-hop was when I bought Dr. Dre "The Chronic" and listened to it for the first time. It was an amazing moment and that's when I knew I wanted to make music for a living.
How did you get signed to G-Note? What was the process?
Well I was originally signed to G-Unit Records in 2006 and I put out a single with Mary J. Blige. It was more hip-hop based. Afterwards, I toured the world and became influenced by the worldly sound and began to change my style. 50 Cent created G-Note Records to house different types of music other than the aggressive gangsta rap that G-Unit has branded. So when I changed [...] Read more on KeepUp now