Friday, June 30, 2017

Faiyaz Talks About The Creative Process of New EP

Rapper Faiyaz Hasan chats with ThePromoVatican about his new EP "Perplexed Emotions" 

Who is Faiyaz Hasan? How did you come up with your artist name? What's the story behind that? 

 Faiyaz Hasan is my real name, my parents gave it to me.

Where are you originally from? 

I am originally from Bangladesh.

Explain the story behind your style of music. Who are some of your musical inspirations? 

My music plays with your mind........its psychedelic but it bumps.. My musical inspirations are uncountable starting from  Greenday , Blink182 to Kanye west to Linkin Park to Travis Scott......

If you could do a collaboration with 3 mainstream artists, who would you choose to work with and why? 

Travi$ Scott, Drake and Kendrick Lamar. I love their work

Tell the people about your new EP.  How many songs are on the project? Did you work with any special producers for this project? 

Its a tight tracklist of 3 songs. The Adrenaline, Merry Mary and Escape The Shell...This is my first Official release ever.The whole EP starting from the beats, production, recording, mixing and mastering is done by me..... no help.

As an independent artist, what are some goals you have for yourself? (Short term and long term goals) 

 Get my music around the world, have fun......maybe try to get a record deal later. I would love to make a living out of what I love to do which is make music.

What type of upbringing did you have? Did you grow up in Malaysia? 

I grew up with my mom,dad, little sister and grandma( mom's mom) a .....I was born and raised in Bangladesh. I am in Malaysia now getting an engineering degree..

Your EP, how did you come up with the title for it? 

The EP is called Perplexed Emotions... it shows my state of being puzzled..

Out of all of the songs on this EP, which one would you say is your favorite track? 

All the songs are different and stand out on their own.....This is my first official project so I kept only 3 songs but made sure they're tight.

How old were you when you first recorded a song? 

13 was in the studio with me and I kinda sucked

When making new music, what usually goes through your head? 

Nothing goes through my head,  My songwriting depends on what head-space I am in.....the tracks are a reflection of me in the head-space I am in when I was when I write it.

A day in the studio with you is like ???

Its chill...and if you like mary then its a plus.

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