“Pay Up” Interview + with Guwap$

On February 20th, a video popped up in my recommended videos called “Pay Up” by a rapper named TEC. The video wasn’t uploaded to elevator, astari, worldstarhiphop, or anything like that. Despite not being released by one of the bigger YouTube channels that seem to be premiering all the new hits from the underground, ,since its release on February 18th the video has accumulated over 181k views.

The song reminds me of both Boosie and Young Thug (excuse me I guess I mean Sex? lol.) Anyways I saw the beat was produced by a name that I still cant figure out why, just seemed hella familiar. I still don’t know why I recognized the name, because I looked him up on YouTube (where I find most producers) and the dude is still very fresh to the YouTube scene. Less than 100 subscribers, his beat videos don’t have thousands of plays. (I would later come to find out that’s because he focuses on Beatstars and other avenues)

He might not have hundreds of thousands or millions of views like most of the producers I interview. However, Guwap$, produced the “Pay Up” song which I think will continue to rack up numbers because its genuinely dope af. And I think he will be producing a lot more hits to come!

Scroll down to check out the Pay Up music video, find out more about Guwap$, and check out some of his beat videos.

major credits? (artist/song) TEC – Pay Up  , TaySav x PBG Kemo – Give It up , and more.

How old are you? Im 17

Anything funny or crazy ever happen in this game we call rap? Nah

Where are you from? Im from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Born and raised.

How long have you been producing? Why/How did you get into it? Ive been producing for around 2 years now.  My biggest inspiration when I first started was Speaker Knockerz (RIP)..  He inspired me  to make beats and since then it’s been amazing.

What’s the dopest thing to happen to you since you started making music and releasing product? Me and my Bros formed  “Beat Execz“   and we taking over Baton Rouge with this producing game.

Who are your biggest influences? Zaytoven ,  Speaker Knockerz , Prince GT , MarcussMuzik, ShopWithKen .

Want to give any shoutouts? Yeah my moms, she my main supporter.   S/O Prince GT, Marcuss and S/O Mike Rich he the hottest rapper coming outta Baton Rouge! And S/O  Trillo Beats he up next too! And lastly shoutout, to my bros Marco, Stvcks, Bavnds, and Donovan..

What is the best platform for selling your beats? why? BeatStars, its easier to sell beats on.

Whats your process for making a beat? It normally depends on how I feel. Most of the time I make my Melodies first, drums last.

What do your beats normally cost? I charge $40 for a basic lease, $500+ for an exclusive. I work with budgets also.

What is the most you have made from one beat? $350 

What Hardware or software do you use? is there any reason why you like to particularly use what you use?  I use FL Studio 12.9 , I prefer FL Studio 10 but I cant use it cause I’m on a MacBook.

What are your plans for 2018? To take over the producing game with my team. We gone take over the whole 2018 just watch us. #BeatExecz

Who do you think will part of the new wave in 2018? (producer wise and rapper wise) : Guwap$, Prince GT , MarcussMuzik , MikeRich, Trillo Beatz, Audio Abuse, Dre Oam, GeauxCox, Lah Mookie,  Stvcks Beats, 

CuratedFlame Links:

●📲 Email : GuwapTP@gmail.com

●📲 (225) 236-2398

📸IInstagram : http://instagram.com/1Guwap



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