Boss Ko is Chicago’s next big artist. Dubbed as the city’s first cryptocurrency rapper, he is making his presence known. The artist is one of the most active around, releasing new music very frequently. Boss Ko has already released an album and eight singles this year thus far and plans to keep this pace throughout the year. Check out our interview with him below.
Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?
“I played high school ball and eventually went to college. I ended up not finishing and went on to try different things after college, but nothing clicked. In the process, I stumbled upon a newfound skill of making music, which I’ve been at ever since.”
Where are you from?
“I am from Chicago, Illinois.”
When did you start music?
“I started music about 10 years ago already and I haven’t looked back.”
How did you get into music?
“Just watching all the youth from my city make it big. They inspired me to tell my story through music.”
What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
“I would definitely say losing my dad, when he passed away.”
Are you currently signed or independent?
“I am currently an independent artist.”
Who inspires you the most musically?
“Jay-Z inspires me the most.”
What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?
“I want them to know that education can very much lead to freedom, I hope everybody who listens to my music learns something.”
Any new music coming out soon?
“Yes, I’ve got music planned to be released every month.”
What is your greatest achievement as a musician?
“My greatest achievement is being able to make enough music so my kids can continue to make money from my catalog.”
Do you produce your own music? If not who do you work with?
“I work with a producer named Trashed Beats. He is a 15-year-old kid from Germany. I also work with my cousin DayDay Beast, he is family.”
Who is one artist you wish you could work with?
“Jay-Z no doubt.”
What does a day inside your shoes look like?
“My day consists of a lot of teaching, studying, and listening to 7 figure earners making music and trading HFX and Bitcoin.”
Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
“That I classify myself as the first cryptocurrency rapper from Chicago!”
You can keep up with Boss Ko on:
Check out his music on Spotify here.
Check out Boss Ko on Apple Music here.