Felix Olaitan aka flexxx360 is a hip-hop artist from the east coast. He’s been rapping since the age of 12 and started producing at 20. He produces his own beats and has worked with artists in the DMV area including a feature from Waka Flocka Flame. His music has had regional radio play with a lot of positive feedback from the city. He is currently about to drop a single called girl flexxx which is a remake of the popular reggae song flex that drops on February 24th.
Start of Interview
Hello Flexxx360, how are you?
“Hey, I’m doing great, just living life.”
Where are you from?
“I’m from Laurel, Maryland.”
When did you start music?
“I started rapping at the early age of 12 and started producing at the age of 20.”
How did you get into music?
“I’ve been battle rapping with my 3 brothers and then on the streets with friends.”
What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
“The most challenging thing that I’ve had to overcome is financial stress and not being able to afford recording costs. Another challenging thing I’ve overcome is trying to enter into an industry that is based on connections who relationships and having a severe stammering problem I’ve learned how to control it and put it to the side and put myself out there regardless of what people think.”
Are you currently signed or independent?
“I am an independent artist.”
Who inspires you the most musically?
“Some of my biggest inspirations are A Tribe called quest, Arrested Development, Naughty by nature, Caniibus, and DMX.”
What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?
“I want people to be entertained but in a positive way. I want to make people think when they listen to my music but I also want people to feel good and stir something up in them whether it be anger happiness joy or love.”
Any new music coming out soon?
“I have a current song out called the dojo and child support that’s trending on every platform now.”
What is your greatest achievement as a musician?
“Working with Jadakiss, and waka flocks flame.”
Do you produce your own music? If not who do you work with?
“I do not work with a lot of producers but when I do it’s usually with 1 his name is free world beats. I usually make my own beats and music.”
What does a day inside your shoes look like?
“Juggling a job side by side with taking care of an elderly mother and coming up with concepts on music. Sampling and producing beats in the little times that I have.”
Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
“I just want my fans to know that I’m going to make this happen and that it wouldn’t possible without them.”
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