This week's Southeast Hip Hop Magazine RAW INTERVIEW is on top indie New York artist YA BOI L.I.V.E.!
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Where are you from, and where are you now?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: I'm from Long Island NY, a small town called Amityville to be specific and that's where I'm at right now. Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Have you ever traveled down south? If so, what are some of the spots you've visited? What states?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: I've always traveled south since I was a kid. I was just in Georgia for thanksgiving. I always had fam in NC, Florida, Virginia
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Speaking of places to visit, what are your favorite vacation spots?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: Favorite? I don't know yet. All have been an experience but Jamaica & Mexico are both dope can't wait to double back word. COVID threw my Jamaica trip for a loop but it was still a good time.
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Who are some of your favorite southern rappers? Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: Geto Boys, UGK, Dungeon Family, Three 6 mafia ,T.I, Lil Wayne, Lil baby it's a lot. The South definitely got something 2 say (Andre 3000 voice) lol Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Who are some of the artists you are checking for now?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: Lil Baby, Est Gee, Nas, HER, Tyler the Creator. Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Have you performed anywhere in the South?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: I went to Texas for the first time this year. I had a show at the Aces Of Dallas Stripclub, definitely something to see. I've been doing shows in ATL since like 2006 some of the most memorable was Club Crucial, that was T.I spot. & Outkast's Stankonia Studios.
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: What does a performance from Ya Boi L.I.V.E. look like, what can people expect to see? Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: Looks like I'm about to jump off the stage (laughs) Nah really doe my energy is up especially when performing. Staying true to my name Ya Boi is definitely L.I.V.E
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Tell our readers a little about your radio show?Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: I have a radio show/podcast called TracHouseRadio where we interview mainly indie artists of all genres of music as well as business owners, authors, chefs, clothing designers etc. We feel at TracHouse there are different levels of success whether you just starting out or been on a roll for ten years so we provide a platform for people to tell their story no matter what level they are on with music always being the underlying tone.
Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Aside from music and your radio show, what other business ventures do you have going on? Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: I also have a sportswear company called DaVille Clothing which started off with just t shirts & hats but we are expanding this year to a fall/winter collection as well as custom made to order one off colors & designs. Last but not least NbdbRealty which is the real estate side of things where we focus on rebuilding properties in run down areas to help those areas become more prosperous . Southeast Hip Hop Magazine: Where can our readers check you out? Ya Boi L.I.V.E.: Subscribe 2 the Youtube Channels: Ya Boi L.I.V.E & NbdbTv Follow on Ig @Livewire631 @