ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue76

Singapore Kane talks New Music + Working w/ Legends in an Exclusive Interview with Mistah Wilson




"My name is Singapore Kane and I’m a Jamaican American artist from Boston out to conquer the world."


Mistah Wilson: Yo, Singapore Kane! It's a real honor to have you here with us for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine! What's tha latest & greatest, mayne?
Singapore Kane: Peace, fam everything cool in Planet Singapore.

Mistah Wilson: For our audience reading this, could you delight us about who Singapore Kane is, where he comes from, and what he's out to accomplish?
Singapore Kane: My name is Singapore Kane and I’m a Jamaican American artist from Boston out to conquer the world.

Mistah Wilson: Shout Out Big Shug! We been seeing tha videos, man how did you and Big Shug meet and develop such a good working relationship?
Singapore Kane: I met Big Shug in Mattapan aka Murdapan. He took me under his wing introduced me to DJ Premier and Guru and we have been working together ever since. He’s the big homey.

Mistah Wilson: So, let's talk about tha albums! Who are some features and what can we expect next?
Singapore Kane: I’m currently working on my album We The People which features production from Dj Premier, Marco Polo, and a few other dope producers.

Mistah Wilson: How did you meet Snowgoons and what has been your experience working with those cats?
Singapore Kane: I met the Snowgoons while touring with Big Shug and Special Teamz. While out in Amsterdam I was hanging with Slaine and Manu from Snowgoons and we just banged out a track while in Amsterdam. I had the time of my life hanging with these guys shout outs to Slaine and Snowgoons.

Mistah Wilson: Who are some musical influences that helped shape tha artist you are today?
Singapore Kane: As far as musical influences I was heavily influenced by reggae artists such as Super Cat, Bob Marley, Danny Tucker, Ninjaman, Shabba Ranks. As far as hip hop goes guys like Tupac, Big Daddy Kane, NWA, Nas, Jay-Z, Wu-Tang influenced me as well as others.

Mistah Wilson: Where do you draw inspiration from when writing new songs?
Singapore Kane: When writing songs I get inspiration from real life events and just random thoughts
in my head. I try my best to paint a picture as opposed to just making a word rhyme.

Mistah Wilson: What is your opinion on today's music industry and local music scene?
Singapore Kane: As far as today’s music scene there is great music out and wack music out as well. The game has been twisted and distorted but there are now multiple outlets for dope music to be released and found by the true fans and consumers. So it’s like the good with the bad.

Mistah Wilson: Where can people find you online?
Singapore Kane: Nowadays if you wanna find me online I deal with a lot of social media. Find me on Instagram @singapore_kane and Facebook @singaporekane. Follow me hit me up stay posted for new joints it’s about to be crazy! Good looks and one love!

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