NiikeRasta – Caribbean BloodPOSTED ON:
Apr 12 2018
HHO: Introduce yourself to the fans
NiikeRasta: Sak kap fet it’s ya boy NiikeRasta aka Niike the FASHION icon
HHO: How did your artist name come about?
NiikeRasta: Growing up I was always known as Niike since my fam gave me the nickname as a youngin. I added the Rasta to represent my Caribbean blood.
HHO: Where are you from?
NiikeRasta: I was born and raised in the DMV but never forget im 100% Caribbean
HHO: Who were your musical influences growing up?
NiikeRasta: My music influences growing up came from a variety of artists 2Pac, Biggie, Jay–Z, 50 Cent, Lil Wayne, Gucci Mane, Kanye West and Bob Marley
HHO: What hip-hop albums did you grow up listening to?
NiikeRasta: 50 Cent Get Rich or Die Tryin’, Jay – Z The Black Album, Eminem The Eminem Show, Lil Wayne Tha Carter I & II – Drought 3 – and any other mixtape/album Wayne ever dropped lol, Kanye West Graduation, Gucci Mane So Icey Boy and Bob Marley’s Greatest Hits
HHO: What is the current single/project that you are promoting?
NiikeRasta: My current single is ‘Jordan Kobe LeBron’ which yall can grab on Apple Music, Tidal, Datpiff or any other mixtape streaming site.
HHO: How did the record come about?
NiikeRasta: I was inspired to do this record since I have a passion for basketball and Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are the 3 greatest players to ever do it in my eyes. They showed the world that with God, hard work, dedication and consistency all things are possible
HHO: What would be your dream collaboration with any rapper or producer?
NiikeRasta: Drake, Wayne, Jay, Kanye, Nas, Damian Marley, Diddy, Pharrell, Zaytoven, Gucci, Fab, DJ Drama, Master P, Dr Dre, DJ Khaled, Nicki and Eminem
HHO: Are you currently touring or have any upcoming shows?
NiikeRasta: I’m going on tour later this year after I drop my mixtape. I do have upcoming shows in DC, VA, Maryland, New York and Georgia
HHO: How is the response from your fans & djs been?
NiikeRasta: Big love. I love all my fans and I appreciate all my DJs. I know nothin but good energy so that speaks to the company I keep.
HHO: What artists do you listen to the most?
NiikeRasta: Recently I been listenin to a lot of Gucci, Dolph, Future and Nipsey Hussle
HHO: What are your plans for 2018? What are you doing that others are not?
NiikeRasta: 2018 Ima drop my tape, go on tour, do some collabs and features, invest in some new properties and expand my car collection. I’m thinking outside the box and my creativity is on a thousand
HHO: How can your fans reach you?
NiikeRasta: My fans can reach me on Instagram @NiikeRasta and Youtube NiikeRasta
HHO: Any last words or shout outs?
NiikeRasta: Yea shout outs to my sister Chardelle, shout outs to all my people in the DMV doin they thing, shout out my fam back home in the Caribbean, shout out all my fans I appreciate yall support, shout out Hip Hop Overload!