Kxng Bano – Talk BigPOSTED ON:
Dec 18 2018
HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans
Kxng Bano: Yooo! I’m Kenny Feagin aka Kxng Bano!
HHO: How did your artist name come about?
Kxng Bano: I got my name from the last word of “king of struggle” in Swahili which is mapambano.
HHO: Where are you from?
Kxng Bano: I’m from Columbus, Ohio.
HHO: Who were your musical influences growing up?
Kxng Bano: I listened to a lot of gospel music like Marvin Sapp but I also pulled a lot of influence from three days grace, Stevie wonder, Chris brown, Kendrick Lamar, future, Charlie Wilson, ect.
HHO: What hip-hop albums did you grow up listening to?
Kxng Bano: I didn’t really listen to too much rap growing up it was more R&B but the “Get Rich or Die Tryin” Album was crazy!
HHO: What is the current single/project that you are promoting?
Kxng Bano: My single “Vivid” off of my “DontReadMe “ Album is what I’m pushing most right now so go check it out!
HHO: How did the record come about?
Kxng Bano: I was on my couch at my moms looking through beats and when I heard it the chorus just popped in my head and was stuck for real so I HAD to write it and the rest just flowed, I wrote the whole song in like 20 minutes.
HHO: What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?
Kxng Bano: My dream collab with a rapper would be Xxxtentacion ( Jaseh Onfroy) R.I.P. but for a producer I wanna work with Timbaland.
HHO: Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?
Kxng Bano: I have a show coming up January 16th opening for Troy Ave at skullys in Columbus.
HHO: How is the response from your fans & djs been?
Kxng Bano: Most people have been really supportive and seem to really be into my music so I really appreciate that, I feel super blessed.
HHO: What artists do you listen to the most?
Kxng Bano: I listen to a lot of xxxtentacion and ski mask the slump god and juice wrld right now .
HHO: What are your plans for 2019? What are you doing that others are not?
Kxng Bano: In 2019 I got a few surprises sound wise coming so just be on the lookout.
HHO: How can your fans reach you?
Kxng Bano: Fans can reach me on Instagram @kxngbano!
HHO: Any last words or shout outs?
Kxng Bano: Shoutout my brother Romio! Be nice to yourselves, don’t believe everything you think, and stay humble.