Dick James The Artist aka the Hip Hop Stevie Wonder, with a VISION of the Golden Era of Music, it calms the Savage Beast! I have the Vibe & creative recipe with elements of past and present influence delivery is key while the message is simple with genuine love I am of the Original South born and raised in The Birthplace of American Music. Mississippi gave Entertainment it’s first storytelling artist dialogue with it’s traumatic historical experience! Dick James is very business sound and has an infectious personality and energy! He is absolutely fun and very magnetic with the ladies and even more handsome in person
Where are you based?
The South Coast
How long have you been making music?
I’ve been making music seriously since ‘93
What genre would you consider your music to be?
RnB Soul/Hip Hop with a Popular twist
What inspired you to pursue a career in music?
My Grandma I have been playing with musical instruments since age (2) the guitar was my 1st/ age (8) drums and by age (12) I was convinced to take piano lessons.. Meantime I was really a young Star in Baseball/Football and the ladies Grandma told me that I didn’t have to give up either and that I would have to manage and make time for each! It was a lesson of balancing activities and enhancing my natural gifts for music and business! It also allowed me to develop a passion for something I totally enjoy
What are your biggest musical influences?
Michael Jackson/Alexander O’Neal//R. Kelly/Curtis Mayfield/Ronald Isley/Big Daddy Kane//Tupac Shakur/Snoop Dogg/Nas/Jay Z/No Limit Records/New Edition/Prince/Rick James/Stevie Wonder/Outkast/Goodie Mob/Ludacris/So So Def
Are you signed to a label or are you an independent artist?
I am signed to my own Company: Dick James/LaTrese Management,LLC
What have been the biggest challenges in your music career?
Working with people who actually think more than they actually know making it difficult to reach a genuine level of effort, willingness and consistency in order to grow with a positive process! It’s a thin line between reality and fantasy. I am definitely prepared for the journey
How many songs or albums have you released to date?
“I’m Dreamin” dropped 09/04 Labor Day Weekend my 1st Single 09/25 “All I Need” ft. IamBril is set for release
Can you tell us a few things about your latest release?
It’s a hint of fun and honesty, sexual energy and passion simplicity is the key lyrically direct and sincere
Any plans for new music or upcoming projects we should know about?
I plan to release my upcoming Mixtape titled “Itz Ah Vybe” hosted by Super Fleet Dj Koolhand featuring a host of The Voisey Social App Artists Standouts early October