EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Marco Watts

Marco Watts is a 28 year old Chicago born rapper.

Marco is currently unsigned, but has lots of offers on the table.

I was lucky enough to get an exclusive interview with the Rapper, where he talks about his supportive family, free music streaming, and his dream collaboration.

When did you realise you could sing/rap?

In Middle School

Where did you first perform live?

Elementary school Chicago Illinois

How did your family react when you told them you wanted to be a singer/rapper?

Very supportive, I come from a family of talented singers. My mom just wanted me to clean up my rap lyrics LOL.

Do you write all your own materiel?

Yes I do

What genre is your favourite to perform? 

Hip Hop/ R&B

Would you ever go on a talent show like The X Factor?

I would, but as a performer, not a contestant

Do you have any celeb mates?

Yes a few

What would be your dream collaboration?

To work with Flo Rida or 50 Cent

Which producer would you love to work with?

Scott Storch

What would be your dream venue to perform at?

Miami Arena

Who is your favourite artist at the moment?

I am still a big 50 Cent fan

What do you think about free music streaming? Do you think it is damaging the music industry?

Of course it is, artists should be paid for their work

What do you think the best and worst things about the industry are?

The best thing, is that the music industry gives you a chance to express our creativity, the worst thing is that a lot of hard-working artists will never be heard, and that the only people that are winning, are the people that are following the last trend

What would you like to have achieved career wise in 10 years?

I would like to have a couple platinum records, and be on a world tour

You can follow Marco on twitter @Watts305 and on Instagram Watts305


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