Talent is everywhere. You just have to know where to look for it. Luckily we looked in the right place when we found this next artist. Corey Andrew is an artist born in VA but raised in GA. Starting music in show choir, it has always been a passion for him. We got a chance to talk with Corey and found out a lot about him. Check out our exclusive Q&A with him below
Explain who you are for those who may not know
Corey Andrew. I Rap, Sing, Do Songwriting & Produce. Founding Member of the Balloon Gang Collective. “Your Girlfriends Favorite Rapper.”
Where you from?
Originally From Suffolk, Virginia. I’ve Lived in Georgia the Majority of My Life Though.
How did you get your start in music?
I Used to Do Show Choir and Musicals In High-school & I Sung in the Church Choir. My Pops Was Also a DJ So It Kinda Help to Expand My Music Knowledge and Made Me Wanna Do It.
How long have you been making it?
Since I Was About 17; College Is Really When I Started Taking it Seriously Though.
Who are your influences?
Jay Z, John Legend, Big Sean, My Friends That Make Music Also Keep Influenced.
What motivates you?
My Family, My Team & A Grammy or Like 5 Grammys lol.
What are you currently working on?
My Newest Project is Gonna Be Called “The Boy In the Balloon.” But I’m Also Working on A Few EP’s With Different Artists. “Shit I Wanna Say.” Is My Latest Project Though, It’s Out Now.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Grammy Award Winner, Label CEO, Working on Album #3 and Trying to Spark Some Careers For Other Grinding Artists.
What is your opinion on the current hiphop scene?
I Have a Love/Hate Relationship. I Love That So Many Folks Wanna Rap Now, But I Hate That the Only Reason So Many People Do is For Money and Not for the Love of Making Music. So the Game Gets Uber Over Saturated With People Who Don’t Really Wanna Do This. Whether They Know It or Not, People Can Tell They Aren’t Really Into It.
Anything else you would like to say?
“Shit I Wanna Say.” Is Available Now on Spinrilla and SoundCloud. New Things Coming Your Way Soon. Balloon Gang Over Everything; Stay Up.
Twitter & Instagram: @_imnotandrew