Let’s talk about your single “Punisher.” Are you speaking to your real life attitude about life and things? No doubt, most definitely. “Punisher” came from a movie called Punisher. When they took his family from him he annihilated everything! He was unstoppable. That’s kind of the concept that the song means. When I say, “Turn me up and turn me to the punisher”, he was unstoppable. Couldn’t nobody stop him. When someone turns me up, that’s the level I’d take it to.
What’s on the horizon? Well right now, I just want to check a bag. I’m doing a lot of shows. Me and one of my brothers, Poodie, dropped a mixtape. It’s out on the internet right now. Wherever you can purchase music at. It’s called “Ghetto Ties” and its’ going crazy on the streets. My biggest focus is “Punisher” right now. I kind of knew “Punisher” was going to take off like that but it did more than I expected. It has almost 500,000 views on Youtube and it doesn’t even have a video. So, I think that’s one of my biggest records. The crazy thing is it doesn’t even have a chorus on it. I think it’s just catchy and it’s a lot of people favorite song. So, I’m going to give them what they want. I want to see what it really does with a machine behind it. I do have a project I’m working on, it’s called “Guilty by Association.” I think that’s going to be raw.
Friendship is against the law almost? It’s kind of like it’s built to break a family. I’ve been knowing these people since we were kids. This ain’t just people I’ve met in the streets or nothing. We’ve struggled together.That’s what they do, their whole process is to break people, break friends up. They play all types of games. They play the snitch game, the friend turning on you game. Any way that they can try to destroy a relationship with a group that’s so powerful. Whether it’s good or bad, they are going to try to put an end to it, and that’s kind of what’s going on right now.
Tell me about the Mob Family. I know they want to frame it as a gang. They make it like a gang but it’s really not. The Mob Family done became so powerful making moves in the music and my big brother Rick, he seen my vision. We kind of put our visions together and he believed in me. He seen where I was goin and I kind of feel like they seen him having an exit. So, they tried they best to make him look like everything besides a good person, besides a good father, besides a positive individual. The Mob Family music movement is definitely gonna live forever.
When did things transition from the MGG to Mob Family record label? Nut gave me a lot of game on a lot of things. He’s a business man and a father. So, a lot of things that was going on as far as in the streets he really didn’t want to be a part of that. He had a lot of positive things goin on. I was young, I was still in the streets. I just wanted to create something my people could be a part of. I feel like Mob Family was the perfect branch off. Nut kind of showed me how to run my own business and run my own record label. So, it was definitely a plus. With the game that I got, and the game he taught me, it was easy for me to start my own thing. I’m MGG forever. I actually got it tatted on my arm. A lot of things I look back on, stuff that bro taught me and showed me. I was hard headed about a lot of stuff, sometimes I wish I listened to bro about a lot of stuff, but it kind of made me who I am today.
Why do you think your music is affected by beef? In my city I know all the hustlers, I know all the strippers, I know everybody. I never really had bad blood with people. It be the people I be around that have beef and it leaves me to patch everything up. When people lose they life and stuff like that it’s hard to patch beef up. A lot of people really love me, and I know that, but they chose to stay away from me because of who I’m affiliated wit. I remember I had a sho and it wasn’t fat. I spent so much money as far as promotion and stuff and I kind of lost on it. I knew what it was about, it wasn’t that people didn’t mess wit me or love my music. They didn’t want to bump into my people or they didn’t wanna ruin what I had worked so hard for. So, it was understandable, but like a discouraging thing. People know me personally, before the rap, before anything. They know me and got a genuine love for me and its vice versa. But when it’s beef on, a lot of people get out the way. A lot of people tend to put the blame on you because they feel like you know somethin. It don’t matter if you know somethin or not, they still gone treat you like you know somethin. Cause it’s like in the street life, a lot of people are snakes. You surrounded by so many snakes. A lot of people don’t wanna get snuck. A lot of people don’t want you to get the ups on them. Just because you love somebody don’t mean that you gone let your guard down and be vulnerable and become a victim. And I understand that. So, that’s the thing that kind of affects my music a lot, I probably got more people that wanna see me win than I got that wanna see me lose. It’s just they can’t really support me like that because of what’s goin on. I still feel the love though. I don’t feel no way to nobody that don’t come to my shows, or that just don’t come around no more. I know they still buy my music and still support me from a distance. So, I understand.