D[M]V rapper and producer wrote the book on Marylands sound. He follows in lanes of well-known industry powerhouses Kanye West & Pharrell Williams. He also had a chance to work with artists such as Dave East, Logic, and Phil Ade. Mr. Person said to himself: what time is better than now to deliver his own dose of precise lyricism. His single “Lion King” taps into the deep Maryland sound that is sure to get you coming back for more.
My girl Jocelyn Rivera from Respect Magazine got a chance to sit down and talk to Mr.Person 1 on 1,
J: On your single “Lion King,” you talk about yourself as being the “king of the jungle.” I interpret that as calling yourself a boss of your community. What have you done to reach the point to start calling yourself this?
The theme of “Lion King” came about because I’ve always been considered to be fearless by my peers. I’ve never been afraid to conquer fears in order to level up, which in return has gained me the respect of a king. I tend to embrace change where most find discomfort.
J: Why do you call yourself Mr. Person?
I call my self Mr. Person because there is nothing more personal than your real name and not to mention there is something intriguing about something that every person can relate to.
J: Your style is very clean cut, have you always had this look. It gives Jidenna vibes. Who are some of the people that have influenced your style?
My style actually came along from spending my childhood with my father watching a lot of 007 movies I wanted to portray the imagery of James Bond.
J: I also discovered that your a producer as well. Do produce all of your own songs or do you collaborate with other producers?
I tend to produce most of my work myself in Maryland, but from time to time I collaborate with a producer by the name of Chris Cage out in Queens, NY, I usually record at his studio when I’m in New York.
J: What do you have upcoming within the next couple weeks?
In the next couple of weeks, I am hosting a listening party in downtown D.C. where people will be able to hear my fourth album Exhibit Pin its entirety and catch a glimpse of the new Mr. Person merchandise.
Written By Malaja Dior