I found producer Cobis on YouTube a couple days ago because of the video below which is a Smokepurpp & $uicideboy$ type beat, it bangs and it has over 200k views.
I was impressed by his beat production so I reached out for an interview and I had no idea he was also a rapper whose video I had seen on Hauntxr as well.
How old are you? 15
Anything funny or crazy ever happen in this game we call rap? Really just all the support and love I’ve gotten this past year. Also some goofy ass “Rappers” tryna diss me in this shitty town.
Where are you from? I’m from Beaumont. CA super small town outside of redlands
How long have you been producing? Why/How? Well I have been producing for about a year and I started beacause I couldn’t rap so I tried out making beats and turns out they are decent. But than I also tried rapping and I also do that now.
What’s the dopest thing to happen to you since you started making music and releasing product?
- This one time I went to a $uicideboy$ show in Anaheim and Pouyas brother noticed who I was from instagram and got me vip for the show.
- And also Hitting 200K Views on a beat and, Someone bought an exclusive for one of my beats and got a feature from Chxpo on it!
Who are your biggest influences? Mostly Working On Dying, and charlie shuffler.
Want to give any shoutouts? Shout outs to all my closest homies who keep me motivated, and shout outs to Hauntxr, $inbad, and Yung Heelflip
What do you find is the best platform or avenue of selling your beats? Traktrain and Twitter
Why do you say Twitter? Well what I meant by that is, people find my beats on my youtube channel and than DM me on twitter asking if they can purchase one. I send them my paypal and once they pay I send the beat.
What is something about you people would be surprised to know? Well a lot of people might like to know that I’m not just a producer. I also rap, and I can edit videos a lil. Thats actually what got me into the scene at first.
Whats your process for making a beat? I don’t really have a process if Im in the mood i’ll just make a beat.
What do your beats normally cost? $20 for a lease and it can range from $50 – $100 for exclusives.
What is the most you have made from one beat? I’ve sold a beat for $250 once
Any stories on how you got some of your placements? Well I haven’t had much dope placements but I’m sure some will come
What Hardware or software do you use? is there any reason why you like to particularly use what you use? I just use my laptop and FL Studio
How many leases or beats do you think you sold in 2017? Probably somewhere around 100+.
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