He is famous for songs like Dear Slim, Push Up and You Can Take Every Part of Me and he is also a Dove Award Winning rapper. His new record called Dangerous would be released next month and he talks to us about it. Check out our interview with KJ 52 here.
YADA: The new project, Dangerous comes out next month. What makes this album different from others?
KJ: This is the first record where I’m singing the majority of the choruses along with a return to my hip hop roots. There is no rock band collaborations on this record. The majority of the collaborations are with hip hop artists.
YADA: What was the inspiration behind this album?
KJ: The people around me and the stuff that they are going through. Also true stories and things I’m seeing in Scripture
YADA: How has your sound and delivery changed in the new album?
KJ: It is a bit more refined along with it being updated. Also it is more melodic and emotional.
YADA: Who are the producers and artists you got to work with on the new project?
KJ: I produced alongside Tedd T and Aaron Sprinkle while the artists include This’l, George Moss, Lecrae, Dre Murray and Canton Jones.
YADA: What is your creative process like?
KJ: I will describe it as chaotic methodical and random (If that makes sense)
YADA: It has been roughly 10 years since Dear Slim. What has changed since then and do you still get Eminiem comparisons?
KJ: Somehow the comparison has changed with a bit more acceptance along with respect for the genre and my craft.
YADA: Any advice for someone who is trying to make it in the music industry?
KJ: Visit www.youtube.com/52academy
YADA: What non music project are you involved?
KJ: None right now.
YADA: Any international tours coming soon?
KJ: No unfortunately.
YADA: A final word for our readers
KJ: JESUS! He’s all you need.
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