D Smoke on Growing Up in Inglewood, Creative Process, Writing for Other Artists, Being Independent
Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili sits down with Netflix’s “Rhythm and Flow” winner D Smoke for in-depth interview at Truth Studios. In Episode 1, D Smoke and Nick talk about Smoke’s childhood, growing up in Inglewood and how his Mom’s musical and church background influenced him and his brothers to get involved in music at an early age. As the interview continues, D Smoke gives us insight into his creative process, breaks down some of his lyrics and shares how he worked with artist The Game on song “Cross On Jesus Back”. Smoke recollects that earlier in his career he and his brothers wrote for other artists, including Usher, Mary J Blige, Jaheim, Pussycat Dolls, Ginuwine and others. Episode 1 covers a lot more topics! We are just getting started, make sure you subscribe to be notified when episode 2 drops!