Maryland Vs. The World!
Get to know LIL XELLY on his very first Q&A courtesy of us here at UsVersusTheWorld! We've always got you covered with the hidden talents making noise from anywhere in the world! XELLY goes on to tell us his inspirations, who he looks up to, how he feels about the underground scene & more! After recently delivering a well received project titled "XELLYWORLD" it's no telling what else he has in store for 2018. Read up on our conversation with Rockville's buzzing sensation below & get in tune with his latest releases on his Soundcloud!
Q: To start off, what is your name & where are you from?
A: I'm LIL XELLY out of Rockville, Maryland.
Q: When did you start making music?
A: I started rapping at a young age I don't really remember exactly when but I was always writing.
Q: Who would you say you looked/look up to musically?
A: I looked up to my brother, EAZY-E, WARHOL.SS etc.
Q: What is your favorite song right now?
A: My favorite song right now is Phase by GUNNA.
Q: What is your favorite song you have made?
A: I don't have a favorite song because I really have a lot of music like it's unbelievable
Q: How do you want people to receive your music?
A: All of my music will be on souncloud until further notice.
Q: How long did it take you to make your extensive mixtape at the end of last year?
A: It took me at least like 30 days to make new songs but even some of those ain't go on the tape. I just wanted to share my growth.
Q: If you could have any pair of shoes right now what would they be?
A: Black cement 3's or Cherry 12's.
Q: What is your biggest motivation for making music?
A: My biggest motivation is myself & I don't really know how to explain that.
Q: So for Xelly’s World you decided to do a different cover for every song, was that a plan the whole time or did it happen to work out that way?
A: Yeah the plan was to have different types of art for each song just for different reasons but really to try something more eye catching to my listeners & whoever else is listening.
Q: You’ve worked with a lot of great artists and continue to, who have been some of your favorites?
A: WIFIGAWD, GRIMM DOZA, ALVINXABYSS , SUB9K hopefully more this year.
Q: Now that we’ve made some progress in the year, how do you feel about the future of 2018?
A: I don't have any plans but to drop as much content as last year I'm just building.
Q: How do you feel about the status of rap right now?
Rap right now is just too easy it's people just rapping for months & get on I don't fuck with that.
Q: Whats your go to food when you’re in the studio?
Q: Coming from a place like Rockville, do you feel like an underdog at all?
A: Yes coming from here you get no love from your peers they will love me later though
Q: Is there anything you wanna say to our readers?
A: I love all my fans & my supporters big things coming this year.. but get ready for #FYX4 shout out usversusworld!