“From LEGENDS to SoundCloud rappers”

 MEET YUNG ZEKE FROM THE LBC

Making a name for himself has been a slow and rewarding grind for Yung Zeke and his quest to become a Hip-Hop household name, and the way it is looking, it won’t be long now…   As Nipsey Hussle has been getting the world ready for the “Victory Lap”, Yung Zeke and his Dawg Crew have been weeding and seeding to get the LBC Movement blooming.  We had the chance to sit down with “Yung Zeke” for a quick interview in the midst of his very business schedule.



 

Interviewer:

So, Snoop Dogg is your manager, how does it work to your advantage and disadvantage to be attached to such a large brand of hip-hop?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

With Snoop Dogg being my manager it makes it easier to get around Independently because Snoop Dogg has a household name, and Other artists in the game know I have to be Somebody in the game that’s Valuable if the legendary Snoop Dogg is taking his time out to work with me.  Sometimes it can be a disadvantage.  Because when you work with such a big name some people become Groupie homies instead of real friends.

 

Interviewer:

So tell the world who are the members of the soon to be world famous Dawg Crew?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

The members of the Dawg Crew are Young MIc West , Sam.I.Am, King Kodac, Alisa B and King Joe.

 

 

 

Interviewer:

What was it like working with ZboyFro?

 

 

 

 Yung Zeke:

When I and ZboyFro work together it’s like a Breathe of Fresh Air.  We have a great chemistry and very great vibes when we are collabing on a creation.

 

 

 

 

Interviewer:

What doe s a typical day look like for Yung Zeke?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

My typical day is basically going over business plans with my team,  making sure we meeting deadlines with upcoming events, studio time, videos, photo shoots, etc… Also promoting hard for my new Strain #BeachCityOg which will be hitting the Oregon market summer 2018.

 

 

Interviewer:

How has your role changed as an artist since the LBC movement?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

My Role changed from being an Artist with LBC Movement by me having to take what I learned from Snoop Dogg and the tour experience, and teach my team some new tricks I learned.  Also, it changed because I had to put back on my Ceo Hat for my independent Group “Dawg Crew ” and get us geared up for the Next big adventures coming along with the Industry.

 

 

Interviewer:

What projects are you currently working on?

 

Yung Zeke:

My current Project is my EP Called “GODA” meaning “Greatest of Dem ALL” March 3rd, 2018.  Also dropping a group Mixtape “Dawgy Season” end of the year.  Also, I have my own Cannabis Strain/brand Dropping called “Beach City OG ”  Summer 2018 grew by “UPLIfted Cannabis” out of Oregon State.  Right after we will be dropping “Dawg Crew OG”.

 

 

Interviewer:

If we could see you collaborate with your favorite musician, who would that be? or have you done that already and who was it?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

If I could collab with one of my Fav. artist, it will be “Jadakiss & Twista” … I met Jadakiss when I was apart of the “Wild ‘N’ Out” show and still need to collab. I did a Single with Twista on my upcoming EP “GODA” called “Beach City OG” to help promo my upcoming Strain which will launch IN SUMMER 2018.

 

 

 

Interviewer:

How does rap relate to jazz in the eyes of Yung Zeke?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

Music heals the soul.  Just like good live Jazz music can brighten up your day with a Strings of great sound waves from the instruments, so can Good lyrics aligned with some good sounds.  Jazz and Rap can both be Mode changers …

 

 

Interviewer:

Could we see a Yung Zeke and Dave East collaboration?

 

 

Yung Zeke:

Yes LBC 2 NYC.

 

 

 

Interviewer:

Where do you see your career in 5 years?

 

 

 

Yung Zeke:

I See myself at the Top of the Charts…  Dropping Platinum hits with my Team.  I also see me opening up my own shops, getting my brands out there worldwide.

 

 

 

Interviewer:

Who was the most influential person in your life? And why?

 

 

 

Yung Zeke:

My Family was the Most influential because they knew” WHAT WAS in me” instead of doubting my abilities

 

 

 

Interviewer:

What’s is your motive in all this, what message are you looking to convey to the people through your art?

 

Yung Zeke:

The message I’m conveying to the people is, that you, have to overcome every obstacle in life in order to become the better you …

 

 

 

 

Interviewer:

IF YOU COULD TELL A NON-BELIEVER ONE THING ABOUT YUNG ZEKE WHAT WOULD IT BE?

 

Yung Zeke:

I would tell a Non-Believer, that I was once in his shoes until I knew exactly what I wanted in Life.