Tricky mandrake is a solo artist who creates everything. Plays every instrument and produce himself also produces and combines many forms of music.
What is your name? Tricky Mandrake
Where are you from? Wyoming
How long have you been making music? Since I was a kid.
How many songs /albums have you released to date? 1 single so far which has become pretty popular
Can you tell us about your upcoming release and the background and inspirations behind it? The latest song is called shoes that bleed the inspiration was how the world is right now. We judge every one based on sexual orientation and even race. I feel that we are not growing as a country, but fighting a war against each other instead of uniting. We just continue to keep judging with out thinking about what the other is going through.
How have you ended up in the music industry? I just started, so i will be coming out with more. I use to have work under a different name.
What do you think of the music industry in 2015? I think the industry needs a change it feels like almost everything I hear is on repeat. I feel like there’s no versatility and It almost all sounds the same. Especially the main stream.
Who do you think the most influential artist? Richie Nix is my favorite super inspiring. I also am influenced by rappers like hopsin, Eminem, and bands like five finger death punch, and bullet for my valentine.
Who have you collaborated with so far in your career? Feeki so far there are alot more to come.
Dead or alive, who would be your dream collaboration? Richie nix of five finger death punch.
What was the first album you bought? well i grew up really poor, but the first album I got was linkin parks very first album.
What is your favourite song at the moment? Star set demons
Who is the most influential artist now, and 10 years ago? Richie Nix/Hopsin dudes both got me still to this day.
If you had to sell your music collection tomorrow, what album would you leave in your draw? I would leave the way of the fist by five finger death punch. By far my favorite album.
How do you think you differ from other artists? I think I differ because the style i have is so versatile. I think by the combinations and the way my music is pieced together makes it different. Plus the sound i bring is not like hearing hip hop ,rap,rock. Its like hearing so many different styles messed and the just being put together in such a unique way.
What is your favourite saying? just because you grow up ghetto does not mean you have to live that way. my mom always said that to me.
What other hobbies or interests do you have? Well lots i like working out and actually exploring the art of magic which i also do.
Do you have any tattoos or piercings? I have a lip piercing and nips along with on tattoo
Tell us more about your upcoming project or this new project? The new project is a cd called deception im working on. not many people know who i am and it remains a secret. Thats why the CD is called deception,.
Whatís in the pipeline after this project? Another crazy project or even a first tour.
Thank you for your time and may you carry on making dope, fresh music.
Thank you I appreciate the support.