An Exclusive Interview With American rapper and songwriter Dyshawn Dwayne Bessant
Dyshawn Dwayne Bessant, better known professionally as Offbeat Lookie, is an American rapper and songwriter. After initial music appearances and singles under his group’s name (Grand Cru) ’, Bessant re-emerged in 2021 as Offbeat Lookie., releasing his debut Single Ghost (Damn) under WeDaCru Records/United Masters, followed by a host of other projects.
Q: How easily do songs tend to come to you?
Ans: I tend to come up with songs pretty easy, I just go off my current mood.
Q: What is you favorite song to belt out at the bar/in the car?
Ans: Favorite song in the car right now would be “Uzi” by lil durk
Q: For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 5 words?
Ans:My sound in 5 words, lyrical, spicy, creative, factual, good vibes
Q: If you could perform with anyone, in the future, who would it have to be?
Ans: I would love to perform with J Cole
Q:What is your favorite song to sing live?
Ans : Favorite song to sing live would be “getaway” by grand cru
Q:Do you have any events coming up or recording going on right now?
Ans: I have a group mixtape coming with “Grand Cru” and currently awaiting the release of my next song “Do Me Land”
Q:Do you have any advice for anyone wanting to sing as a career or just advice about careers in general?
Ans : Advice to those wanting to rap/sing just do it and stay consistent and don’t be discouraged by setbacks it’s normal just bounce back harder
Q: Which instruments do you play?
Ans: My first tune I played was rugrats theme song on piano
Q: Is your family musical?
Ans: My family loves music but my mom or dad didn’t make any from my knowledge.
Q: Were you influenced by old records & tapes? Which ones?
Ans: I was influenced by old school r&b because they were so cool a d smooth with the delivery and hidden message.