HCM Artist Spotlight Interview with Milly Exclusiv

This past weekend HCM linked up with newcomer Milly Exclusiv for a brief series of questions. For those of you who may be unaware, Milly Exclusiv is aiming to be a well respected female emcee amongst others in today’s music industry. We asked the artist about her background and future plans, as well as details about her latest project. Check out her interview to learn more…

Milly Exclusiv Interview

HCM. How did you come by your stage name?
Milly Exclusiv. Milly was the nickname I picked up from my friends, we used to rap together way back when. It’s short for millionaire because they always had faith that I’d be the one to make it.

HCM. When did you discover your love for music and what made you realize you wanted to pursuit a career in music?
Milly Exclusiv. Music has always heavily impacted my life. When my mom passed away, I grew to love poetry. It was the best way for me to cope and express myself. Over time, I received a lot of positive feedback. So I eventually started to turning my poems into songs. I always saw rappers and celebrities on tv and I always thought it was impossible to reach that level. But I love a good challenge so here I am trying to reach that level.

HCM. To what or whom do you accredit your sense of style?
Milly Exclusiv. I pretty much developed my own unique style overtime. Although I admit had a moment in life where I couldn’t stop listening to The Weekend. He pretty much helped me grow into myself & gave me that courage to say exactly what I feel and never hold back.

HCM. On your current/upcoming album… How did you come up with the concept for this project?
Milly Exclusiv. My latest project was a 6 track EP. I called it “Big Dreams”. I’ve been transitioning a lot lately with everything going on, and through it all, I’ve managed to stay focused and keep fighting towards my goals. I want my listeners to understand that with all the hate, kayos and uncertainness going on in the world, you have to be the one that blocks it all out. You have to be the one to beat the odds. I’m just trying to set an example. I’m trying to show people that you can get through any obstacle as long you keep your chin up, and keep your eye on the prize.

HCM. What are some of your greatest challenges as an artist, and what is your greatest attribute when it comes to your work ethic?
Milly Exclusiv. I feel like as an independent artist it’s extremely challenging to balance everything out. Whether it’s promo, campaigns, booking/features, studio time, graphics, videos, Etc. Especially if you don’t have a large budget or team. That’s kinda where I’m at. But I’ve learned that there’s no rush. You have to work at your own pace and just stay consistent.

I believe my greatest attributes when it comes to my work ethic is that I am consistent and I’m always progressing, never staying at the same spot for too long.

HCM. What impression would you like listeners to be left with after hearing your music?
Milly Exclusiv. I want my listeners to be like damn, she’s different! I want them to really feel me by the time the song is over. I want them to be entertained, aroused, or whatever else. As long as they caught a vibe I’m happy.

HCM. What are your plans for the near future?
Milly Exclusiv. My plans are to keep growing. No one knows what the future holds but if I did I’d be doing more features and working with some bigger artists. I also plan to perform at more events and keep putting out bangers for my listeners.

HCM. Is there anyone you’d like to thank, any shout outs?
Milly Exclusiv. I want to thank God, my supporters, and myself. We the reason I’m here!

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Listen to “Touchdown”, the latest single off the “Big Dreams EP” by Milly Exclusiv.

Author: Mr. Hood Critic

Hood Critic Magazine was founded by Holland D. Witherspoon in Bossier City, Louisiana 2013. HOOD CRITIC MAGAZINE was created to cover up and coming unsigned independent artist.