Gaining popularity threw his YouTube beat videos and instrumental mixtapes. Chicago producer EXTRAORDINARY $AM grew up listening and making music and at the young age of 12 rerecord his own mixtape using only MP3 player,Threw out High School,$AM continued to make music raping with friends,but it wasn’t till his senior year he took his music career seriously.In Early 2016 he official launched his career as EXTRAORDINARY $AM and has since released several instrumental mixtapes his most popular being the 808s & Codeine beat series. He rose to the top of reverberation Chicago charts as the #1 Ranked producer in Chicago.And has vowed & slave to making a name in the new wave scene, The young producer kicked of 2017 with an instrumental mixtape tailored for the streets with hard hitting,gritty beats filed with pianos “Sorry 4 The Finesse” is truly a master piece built for the street .He soon followed up with a beat tape called “Blessed” on datpiif a beautiful blend of R&B,Trap and new wave beats,It showcases EXTRAORDINARY $AM smooth and melodic producing skills highlighting the fact that $AM Is GOD Of The New Wave.
Where are you from?
How long have you been making music?
been making music damn near 8 years now even as a kid i always played instruments and rap but i been making beats for a year now.
How many songs /albums have you released to date?
8 mixtapes so far but i like to count S4TF and Sam God As Albums
Can you tell us about your latest release and the background and inspirations behind it?
sorry 4 the finesse was kinda me saying literally sorry 4 the finesse. so if i finesse you im sorry it dropped early 2017 so i was giving the game a fair warning
How have you ended up in the music industry?
i ended up in the industry early 2016 networking with A&Rs & rappers.even tho i value my brand to build it up independently outside of the industry
What do you think of the music industry in 2017?
the industry is always changing but in 2017 i love it its open for more artist to express themselves so much music so much diversity and so many opportunities its crazy man.
Who do you think the most influential artist?
I’ve got so many influential artist like its crazy cause some one like 50 cent is influential as a businessman in hip-hop but others like hopsin influence me just because of the independent grind and how i can relate to his struggle as an indie artist. but creatively Travis Scott is probably my most influential artist just because his creativity and his vision with is music is so mind blowing.
Who have you collaborated with so far in your career?
alot of upcoming new wave rappers who i think is making a name but famous dex so far is the biggest in the new wave.
How do you think you differ from other artists?
alot of producer don’t build their brand they only seek placements me im trying create a platform just like an artist would expanding my music from YouTube to spotify and more.
Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration?
off top thats speaker knockerz it would be crazy to make a song with knock, alive most definitely Wayne
What was the first album you bought?
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 soons it dropped
What’s your favorite song at the moment?
cart and uzi woke up like this,song is too damn lit
If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw?
Lil wayne Carter 4
What is your favorite saying?
Every nigga have their wild dreams
Mines is to fly to the summer in my winter clothes- La Flame
What other hobbies or interests do you have?
aw man gaming always been a gamer since a youngin
Do you have any tattoos or piercings?
Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project?
well im working on so many projects at the moment R&B, EDM And Even Rocks eps but i think i might focus more on 808s & The Codeine The Album and Sam God Part 2
What’s in the pipeline after this project?
Keep working on my Tv deals and keep at it
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making great, fresh music.
big thanks to you guys at artist rack helping out the culture and giving our music exposure.