Shotta Rhymes Interview

Tune2This: Let’s start by introducing yourself?

Shotta Rhymes: I’m a Reggae and Hip-Hop artist, I go by the stage name Shotta Rhymes. I’m also the owner of MadeInDaHood Records.

Tune2This: What made you want to get into music?

Shotta Rhymes: I started rapping at age 14 for fun, freestyling, and battling all my friends. I moved around a lot and always got a good response from people when I rapped. I tend to zone out, I love making all kinds of music. I started taking it serious in 2005 formed my own company in 2010.

Tune2This: What are some of your influences musically?

Shotta Rhymes: My main influences have always been Jadakiss, Nas, Jay Z, Buju Banton, and Notorious BIG.  For right now though I would have to say J Cole, and local artists like Bainez, DJ Focus, and my homie K-Fusion.

Tune2This: Do you have a project in the works? Performances, Videos, Mixtape’s?

Shotta Rhymes: As far as projects I have my single Me, Myself, And I on iTunes and on my channel. I just dropped my Jamaican mix-tape in January titled Street Riddims with 2 features EYE. & Tempo. The CD is on iTunes, Spotify, and Google Music. I just performed at the Roc Da Mic at Drinkys 3/11/2016 and I have the street motivation video on my Anthony Rowe YouTube channel along with more videos.

Tune2This: Besides music what else do you enjoy doing?

Shotta Rhymes: Besides music I like to write so i’m always writing. I self-published a fantasy novel called Dollah Sign And The Omega Warlock available on I like watching comedy and action movies plus URL battles. Just get me some Hennessy and call it a night.

Tune2This: What artist do you currently listen to? In other words what’s in your playlist?

Shotta Rhymes: I currently listen to a lot of local artists. Industry wise I would say J Cole,Pnb Roc, Jadakiss, Aroc, and Shotta Rhymes.

Tune2This: Where can people find you/your music on social media?

Shotta Rhymes: You can find Shotta Rhymes everywhere, on Facebook, just look for my madeindahood page or type in ShottaRhymes. I’m on YouTube,,,,, and of course iTtunes, and my website and @ROC6031 on Instagram. If all else fails just GOOGLE ME…

Tune2This: Last Shout outs?

Shotta Rhymes: Shout out to the ABE, 610, Lehigh Valley, Student Dreams Ent., DJ Focus, Bokeem, West Ward, El Chain, my boy Wes, 3 Kings Production, my family, my team, my company. You know my slogan MADE IN DA HOOD WE ALWAYS GOOD…

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