GWHH got the chance to talk to SH about 'Dub City III', his hood, and Starz & Cloudz.
GWHH: Now this is the third installment in the ‘Dub City’ series what does this one consist of?
SH: “Real motivation street music.” Covering all of the bases from grinding on the streets or working a 9 to 5 I made sure everyone could relate to the music. On this one I just really wanted to make timeless music that would speak for itself at the end of the day. I’m representing my hood and this mixtape shows that all the way.
GWHH: Favorite joint from ‘Dub City III’?
SH: “Man it a have to be that Hennessy.” Represent one of those nights in the studios (Laughs). Ladies around then the next thing you know it’s one of those nights to remember. “One of those nights that have you thankful for the Hennessy (Laughs).”
GWHH: How did your neighborhood Lowell, Massachusetts influence your music?
SH: “It keeps my music real no fake areas just real.” Growing up in a city with readily no jobs people really having to do other things to get money like take to the streets. A young brother just trying to survive the streets and that reflects in my music today.
GWHH: I hear you have a partnership with Giant Vintage how did that come about?
SH: One of my homie put it together for me. We were wearing the Different World glass if you remember the show (Laughs). They contacted me and was really diggin’ the style. One thing leads to another and now we have a partnership with one of the hottest glasses companies out.
GWHH: You have a company Starz & Cloudz what’s the meaning behind it?
SH: “Reaching for the starz and the cloudz in everything you do.” Life itself has a ying and a yang, negative and positive. “Sometimes you gone get Starz then sometimes Cloudz but that’s life just keep moving.” It’s also a lifestyle brand clothing, films, and of course music.
GWHH: Next move for SH?
SH: Keeping pushing the Dub City series. Hit the net with this Dub City III well getting some visuals together for a few of the songs. Plus, working on the next installment which is Dub City IV.