The waking of ages

Featured artist: Holy Grind – The waking of ages

As part of our ongoing “Rap’s New Generation” series, today we sat down with the upcoming underground artist Holy Grind from Chicago to talk about his recent music, his upcoming projects, his career advice and his overall experiences being in the music industry and he did not disappoint…

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

Holy Grind: I didn't choose to be an artist, artistry chose me! It's my calling to reach out to the masses.

"Never base your success off of another man's success"

Holy Grind


What about concerts? Do you play live?

I give concerts on a regularly.

Best punchline you ever wrote?

I know I make this seem easy, it's all in the wrist, though my jumper wet/
I'm talkin bible pages I flip so aint no turnin back/
I flip flop no'd on the devil without any mats/
Firm landed in my faith, Lucifer he resentin that/
Not referencing gazelles but boy I got my vision back/
I changed watching Fruitvale now a spiritual diplomat/
Appointed by Judah to tactfully manage in delicate situations/
Legal to operate outside the realms of your limitations/
Holy Grind

Holy Grind

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

I released a mixtape 3yrs ago called "From Gutta 2 God", Ireleased an album earlier this year called "Swear To God" with two videos to highlight project "Redemption" & "Stand Up".
I'm Presently putting finishing touches on next project "Red Life District" which I have released 2 singles for "In My Feelings Too" & "Whewww".

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

Signing with a major label is always an option as long as they understand I presently own all my music and they're willing to negotiate as such.
The pros to it is bigger promotion and access to a larger audience to get my message across. The coins are that I know I'll have to sacrifice something to make it beneficial to them.

Any last words?

1st wanna thank GOD for blessing me, gifting me & prepping me. Shout out to Maywood my hometown, Chicago who been rockin with me hard & #STV1(the red team), Special shout out to my wife & kids, my ENTIRE family (in-laws included), my sis Jamay, prophet Brown, 2kTrinity, Paige2, Hobart, 13th Positve, the dopest producer I know "Phvze" & Rapbeats for the love.

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

Holy Grind: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9RvU15gUTcyC5l9qcclj0w

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

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