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ThaWilsonBlock Magazine Issue66 (August 2018)

Alabama Rapper Mance Makall talks Life in Hayneville, Collabs, & Motivation for Making Music

"Do what makes you happy in the music never ever listen to the negative learn how to use it to self motivate yourself." @Mance Makall

Mistah Wilson: Yo, Mance Makall! We're honored to have you here with us for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine! What's been going on wit cha?
Mance Makall: Been working and grinding. Everything is great!

Mistah Wilson: Alabama in tha house, man we gotta show some hospitality. Can you give us a quick background on yourself?
Mance Makall: Ok cool. I'm from a town small town in Lowndes County called Hayneville. Love music since a kid until it turned into a habit.

Mistah Wilson: What was it like growing up in Hayneville and how has it impacted tha artist you've grown to be?
Mance Makall: It wasn't easy coming from a place where there are little who dare to dream and dare to believe but it made me strong as an artists I always felt like I had to go harder and harder I elevated cause people hated.

Mistah Wilson: Ok, we gotta talk music! We peeped tha music video for "Better Way" Ft. Versianna Burks and James Biggs Walker. What message were you trying to send with this project?
Mance Makall: The message was to show the other side of the streets far as the glamour and
Hollywood act it's a struggle daily people die daily for trying to make a better way but we don't want to its like we got to so showing that no matter what our intentions are bad things happen to good people and sometimes we do bad for good wrong for right.

Mistah Wilson: What other current and upcoming projects do you have?
Mance Makall: I'm currently working on Diamond in the mud my mixtape with the Better Way part 2 visual/movie also a project coming with beat champ I can't tell you much more just wait till after D.I.T.M.

Mistah Wilson: Who are some artists you've worked with and would like to work with?
Mance Makall: I've worked with Slimkuta, Rack House Gator, Ying King James, Lady K, Jook Mr
45, Versianna Burks man many artists I would love to do a track with Starlito or Kevin gates yea those guys are nice.

Mistah Wilson: What venues have you performed at?
Mance Makall: 112 in Atlanta, Skybar that's in Montgomery, B3 bar and grill in Austell GA., the legion in Greenville al. awe man I'll be naming forever but everywhere I can go I'm there.

Mistah Wilson: What motivates you to write songs?
Mance Makall: My kids, my niece's my nephew's god kids my cuzzns in them cell blocks and potnaz that are no longer here I do it for those who doubt me for those who don't believe yeah.

Mistah Wilson: What 3 songs of yours would you highly recommend?
Mance Makall: Awe man most definitely "Better Way", "Get Away", and one I'm putting out on my Diamond in the mud called wake up its more definitely for the hippies lol.

Mistah Wilson: Where can people keep up with you online?
Facebook at Mance Makall / Twitter Mance Makall Instagram / Mance Makall also subscribe to my
G+ and YouTube Mance Makall.

Mistah Wilson: What positive, encouraging words do you have for aspiring musicians?
Mance Makall: Oh yea never give up and grind like you gone die tomorrow. Work work work! Do what makes you happy in the music never ever listen to the negative learn how to use it to self motivate yourself.

Mistah Wilson: Yo, Mance Makall! It's been an honor having you here with us for this exclusive interview with ThaWilsonBlock Magazine. It's been real. If you got any shout outs, let's hear it ..
Mance Makall: Rack House, Scrilla Divenchy, Tony Kane, my engineer J Kills, and Bao Pham, Andre Stunts, DG Bravo, my big cuzzn Shoe, Big Homie Elmore, Chris bell for puttn me in business mind state and my best friend fortune Smith without her I wouldn't have made it to a lotta shows she's a real one loyal many more man awe so many I'll be naming for life.


  1. ��K my OG (Mance) Inspired me to go hard and Grind....But i Spell my name (Scrilla Divenchy)

  2. I don't normally listen to rap but since you're from the 45 I had to. I'm so proud of
    you young man for following your dream. Always put God first & there will be nothing impossible for you. Keep being a role model for the children of Lowndes County & the rest of the world. ❤❤

  3. There are ppl who make it out, & climb higher-up & Forget the struggles they came from, that motivated them to wanna have a better life, but this young man MANCE MKALL, always talks about not forgetting where he was born & raised, & remembering the ones that motivated him & helped him when he needed it...
    .. Personally I know he gone come up BIG one day... Remember to thank God my friend for the negativity, because that's one of the things that pushes us to wanna do better...
    A role model for your babies to never give up on something you love, & to push harder when everyone else say, you will never make it.... What doesn't kill you, will only make stronger, as you learn from it..
    "45" we need not to be selfish. salute, & Support our our own, because this is one young man that loves his Lowndes County Family...
    Keep pushing Mance, & watch what God do..
    Good Luck
    �� ☝ ☝ ☝�� ��
    (BJ Kingdombound Lewis)


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