11 July 2017
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Tell our readers who you are and where are you from?
[ Blackdream ]: First off thanks for having me. I go by the name Blackdream. I'm Pittsburg California.[/i]
[ BayUndaground.com ]: When did you pick the mic for the first time?
[ Blackdream ]: I picked up the mic early probably around 12 or 13; the funny part about it is I was only tryna rap because I wanted to be wwe wrestler and I needed some theme music.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Tell us about your music thang back in the days, who was on Tha Squad group and Tha GoBadSquad team? Do you still rock with those artists?
[ Blackdream ]: Whoa, you took it back. Tha squad was a lot of moving parts I didn't too much deal with a lot of them besides my cousin A.b Dollaz & my brother C.a Mobsta & of course I deal with them on a regular basis; A.b is featured on me and DatTykoon album "millionaire mindstate" & Me & C.a got a project called "murda house" coming soon... Now G.b.s (Gobadsquad) was my group I personally put together; none of those guys rap no more but we had a koo run we got two mixtapes available on dat piff; G.b.s was all about fun we actually have vlogs on YouTube called gobad tv and we doing all kinds of shit; shout out Slowmo Mac Rizz K-Sonz & Zuri Kash.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Is the rap game your way of life or just a hobby, a passion that you do in your free time?
[ Blackdream ]: Its a way of life & passion of mine; I invest alot in myself & expect even more.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Can you make a living outta rap?
[ Blackdream ]: At this very moment no, but like I said before its a passion of mine so I don't plan on giving it up any time soon.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: When did your first album dropped? From the perspective of time, do you consider it a successful record?
[ Blackdream ]: My first album dropped 2012. I'm still selling singles off that album and it's still streaming well; we dropped 8 videos off that project; to me it was definitely a success.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Tell us something about Pittsburg. How it was growing up in that city? Do you find a lot of slept on artists out there?
[ Blackdream ]: Pittsburg is a tight knit community and growing up in a small town everyone knows everyone directly or knows you through somebody in your family; hell yeah we are 100% slept on the only recognition we get is husalah & the jacka.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Who's the most valuable rap music asset of P-Town?
[ Blackdream ]: Honestly I don't think if we have a valuable asset in the city because most of the people from the city gotta leave to spark a buzz.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Name a few cats that would definitely blow up from Pittsburg in this / next year.
[ Blackdream ]: I really like what two of a kind is doing B-dollaz Lijah P Lu Peez Pz Solo Kase Kash but as far as who gone blow I like P.t Mulah & Yung X I like the noise they makin, salute.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: What can we expect to hear from Blackdream this Summer? Any new projects? Sinlges? Collabs?
[ Blackdream ]: I got the pre-order for "reality check" droppin august 15th; me & Da Tykoon got a album called "millionaire mindstate" in the mixing process right now that should drop this year; I'm faded out right now; me & Key to tha city got a single called "stripes" droppin; and me and C.a got are street album "Kurds house" coming soon; "The Dream 3" out now every where.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: You rather stick to digital market; do you think physical, pressed music is outdated and you can't make a damn dime out of it?
[ Blackdream ]: Streaming is the wave right now and even though physical distribution is on life support "Millionaire Mindstate" will definitely offer a bundle pack that includes a t-shirt & a physical CD; the thing about are brand is we offer more than just cds we have merch and that's another avenue.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Tell us about iSlap Entertainment?
[ Blackdream ]: It's a San Francisco based label & besides the artist Heat, Blackdream, Da Tykoon, Jerry Geez & Yung Champ Our C.e.o Heat Provides graphics for all your favorite artists we got a ton a free music available on dat piff & albums & singles on iTunes google play and all the other major distributors.
[ BayUndaground.com ]: Name a few producers that you're working with. Do you stick to same names or you rather switch beatmakers and choose whatever sounds dope?
[ Blackdream ]: I'm open to who ever got a dope sound; on "dream 2" I worked mostly with ak47; on "dream 3" I worked a lot with genius boy & track makaz I actually have a in-house producer shout out goon on the track but I'm willing to fuck wit everyone shout out brothaz keepa zeak cuddle c for there contributions on my new music.
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