Name: FernanDOUGH The Poet
From: Buffalo, NY
Notable Works: OJ Simpson The Mixtape
Influences: Im influenced by all music in general
What prompted your start for your career path?
I always thought I was creative & I liked writing poetry & thinking out of the ordinary. I felt I always could grasp people with my creative talents & expressing these talents through music felt natural. Watching Jay-Z’s 9/11 concert at Madison Square Garden inspired me to pursue music & performing more seriously.
Who first recognized your talents and what it meant to you?
Music wise I would defintly say my brothers, they really believed in me & my potential, especially my bro/manager Mack, & my bro Augustine. They took the time to invest in my craft.
First problem you have come across?
Nothing serious, just balancing school, work, my social life, family & my dedication to music. I don’t really focus on negativity, I always try to keep a positive mind & remain calm.
As an up and coming artist what was it that you seen that you needed to improve on?
I feel theres always room for improvement on everything, my voice, my delivery, my lyrics etc. No matter now & even later in my career Im trying to improve myself always.
How will you make an impact given a chance?
Given the chance I want to make a stamp in music, give people & a new look & broad thoughts, open minds to expand creativity and bring close attention to my city because theres a lot talent coming out my town.
Why should people take notice in your work?
People should take notice to my work because Im bringing a mindset focused on great music everytime I hear a beat & write. Im determined for my listeners to love what I do.