Straight Out Of The Nation’s Capital!

Featured artist: The Metro Cartel – Straight Out Of The Nation's Capital!

As part of our ongoing “Rap’s New Generation” series, today we sat down with the upcoming underground artists The Metro Cartel from Washington, D.C. to talk about their recent music, their upcoming projects, their career advice and their overall experiences being in the music industry and they did not disappoint…

Thanks for taking the time to talk with us, The Metro Cartel! Let’s go back to the beginning of your career. How did you decide to become an artist?

The Metro Cartel: We decided to become artists individually by our passion to create music.

Study the business and your craft! Network and cross-market your brand if it makes sense and take advantage of every opportunity,big or small!

The Metro Cartel

What about concerts? Do you play live?

We no longer throw our own concert series any more but we do still perform live at various venues.

Best punchline you ever wrote?

I should've went to Gallaudet,I hear no evil, see no evil…

The Metro Cartel

What are you currently working on? Did you release something in the past?

We just released our debut project titled "Declassified". It is available on all streaming platforms and as of right now we're preparing release visuals for the project.

Last but not least: Would you sign a record contract with a major label?

With the climate of the music business today dealing with streaming and viral success, I honestly doubt we would sign to a major label. We'll definitely be interested in partnering with a major label if it makes sense. With the message and agenda we pushed through our music,we want to have complete control of how it's pushed to the world.

Any last words?

We would like to shout out all of our supporters and everyone else who helps keep this machine running. (Engineers,graphic designers,videographers,etc.)

Where can people follow you to stay up-to-date?

The Metro Cartel:

Thank you for your time. We wish you much success in your further career.

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