Steve Prophet is a new artist from Long Island who has been doing music since a youngin. He is now focused on making it more than a passion, but a career. He has many goals and motivations and is focusing on perfecting his craft. We got a chance to chop it up with Steve and get to know the man behind the music. Get to know more about him below
Explain who you are for those who may not know
Steve Prophet – Rapper/Singer
Where are you from?
Long Island, New York
How did you get your start in music?
I orginally started making music after being put onto hip-hop by my older cousin. I listened to hundreds of hip -hop albums in a matter of 2 years before I started to make my own music. I started making music my freshman year of high school, about 5 years ago.
Who are your influences?
My biggest influences are Jay Z, Cam’ron, Eminem, Andre 3k, J. Cole
What motivates you?
Motivated by the current state of hip hop
What are you working on?
Working on these weekly releases on Soundcloud and a cohesive project to follow up.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Hopefully leveled up
What is your opinion on the current HipHop scene?
Hip Hop is dope right now there are a lot of new sounds but I feel like there is not enough respect being put on the pioneers of hip hop. I try to combine both sounds in my music and I think it’s noticeable