The 411 Magazine Issue 6 - Page 27

JAMES LEWIS How would you describe your sound? I'd describe my sound as versatile. When it comes to hip-hop music, itself... Soulful, Story driven and I aim to always be impactful with every lyric I write. I love to use jazz instrumentals as a base on a lot of my tracks and fuse them with traditional 808 drums. Who/What influences you? I would say my biggest influences are my friend's and family. When it comes to my work ethic, I surround myself with some of the hardest working people I know. I’m influenced by their stories and outlooks on life. Everyone see’s from different angles and I find that inspiring. You recently performed at Georgia Peach Fashion Week, how would you describe your style? The Georgia Fashion Week performance was a pretty dope experience. I'd say my style is really laid back but with swag. Growing up I was excited about fashion, so I gotta make sure I stay on point! Atlanta is well known in the music & entertainment industry for generating some of the best talent around, does its long history of stars pressure you at all? To be honest, It kinda fuels me even more. I come from a city where you don’t have to many