Interview with SNIPES X TOMLIN
When two powerful Hip-hop forces combine the outcome transcends mythical proportions. Rap duo Snipes X Tomlin are in a class of their own. They possess the essential elements that make a duo great, which include quality production, poignant lyrics, and unique personalities. They have uncanny chemistry. Moreover, Snipes X Tomlin are masters of ceremony. Snipes represents Saginaw, MI and Tomlin hails from Pittsburgh, PA. They embody the true essence of Hip Hop. They are noted for their seamless flow, hypnotic melody and intricate wordplay. Their concert performances are filled with vibrant energy and stamina. There's always something refreshing about artists who feel comfortable in their own skin. At a time when there is a blur between creativity and mediocrity, Snipes X Tomlin are on a mission to redefine Hip Hop with authenticity. Snipes is known for his hardcore lyrics and Tomlin is known for his smooth harmonizing. Their diverse style and eclectic image set them apart from the competition. The duo dropped their debut single "Step Curry" to much fanfare. That was followed up with the release of the critically acclaimed "Hood Love" single and the current summer anthem "Elevate." Snipes X Tomlin are the perfect cocktail of mystery, boldness and explosive talent. At times brilliant and at times daring, Snipes X Tomlin are thoroughly engaging. They offer a rare blend of wild ambition, inventive videos, and originality that's often absent in street rap. If you're a fan of A$AP Rocky, Kendrick Lamar, or Travis Scott, then you will definitely be a fan of Snipes X Tomlin. They write songs for the underdogs. Never underestimate the heart, determination and hunger of an underdog. One way or another, they find a way to beat the odds. Be on the look out for their highly anticipated album "Good Drugs" via Thirty6ENT. Follow Snipes X Tomlin on IG @snipes_x_tomlin .
What drew you to the music industry? Snipes - as a young kids I was always make funny like remix to song and my friends love them, and one day I just decided to make my own song and it came out real nice. Tomlin- My dad was a dj and that’s what got me start in music and singing
Who are you inspired by? Snipes- I would have to say Ice cube, jay-z , 2pac and scarface Tomlin- i am a young guy but I like old school R and B Jodeci, Keth sweat, New edition, Gerald Lavert
Please explain your creative process. Snipes/ Tomlin we vibe really good it fun lol sometimes we start with the beats making progress or sometimes we think of a hook and make the beat around it, A little on Orthodox but it works for us
What’s an average day like for you? Snipes/ Tomlin average day family, kids, my lady and putting one in the air! Lol
Is there a hidden meaning in any of your music? Snipes/ Tomlin- hidden no not really we get our message across good no secrets!
Do you collaborate with others? What is that process? Snipes/ Tomlin -we like working with other artists we have other artists on the album now Honny gold, Cop heavy and hawk other that we have done song with bigger artists as well like Wiz Khalifa ,BG of the hot Boyz, and and big poof of D12 right before he passed away
Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans. Snipes/ Tomlin - we love all the fans especially new ones when we go to new cities to perform always a good thing to sign autographs And take pic
What is your favorite part about this line of work? Your least favorite? Why? Snipes/Tomlin- The fans and how the love the music we do, the least ? Would be the time away from family,(
Have you ever dealt with performance anxiety? no.......
Tell me about your favorite performance venues. Snipes/Tomlin- We just did a show with boosie, Trina , and juvenile it was lit !
What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your
footsteps? Snipes/ Tomlin- work hard don’t pick up and stay Creative different is good !!