Terra Bu Interview

HCM. Where are you from?
Terra Bu. I’m from the south Chicago suburbs of Chicago Illinois.

HCM. How did you come by your stage/band name?
Terra Bu. I got it by using part of my real name, Terrance. It simply means Terra be you , “Terra Bu”.

HCM. When did you start making music and taking it serious?
Terra Bu. I started making music in the late 80’s and everything came in to light when I released a song named, ‘SIPPN ON THAT RIO‘. The song was on FM radio stations on both the east and west coast, and also in the Midwest.

HCM. How do you feel about the present state of the music industry?
Terra Bu. I think the present state of the industry is cool, but I want to make a mark in it with a new sound while implementing old school hip hop elements.

HCM. Who influenced you to become an artist/band? And why?
Terra Bu. I was heavily influenced by old Motown artist, and by Biggie Smalls.

HCM. How do you feel about bootlegging?
Terra Bu. Bootlegging takes money from the artist pockets and diminishes the artist from being who they are living to be.

HCM. Would you prefer to be independent or signed to a major?
Terra Bu. As far as going to a major label or staying independent I haven’t really thought of that hardly. For right now I’m interested in getting my music out to the world and deal with the rest as it comes.

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