Upon first glance the rapper known as Jared Wesley, gives off the appearance of your normal everyday citizen but don’t let the look fool you he still has a talent for making music and plans to be a pioneer in the music industry by mainly focusing on being creative in Hip-Hop. Jared Wesley’s unique sound comes from the fact for most of his childhood he listened to R&B / Soul, Alternative, and Pop music, in addition he wasn’t introduced to Hip-Hop until his early teen years and he first started making Hip-Hop music as a producer / engineer. Due to this exposure to different kinds of music, his ear for music as a producer / engineer and the fact he has never written a line it makes for a unique and unforgettable listening experience anytime you listen to a Jared Wesley record. His overall goal is to open the minds of individuals and make people more aware of the artistic element behind making Hip-Hop music.
Q:When you decide it’s time to make a new record, is that more exciting or stressful?
Ans: It’s definitely more exciting because its not stressful at all I’m just having fun
Q: How do you shut things out?
Ans: By ironically staying off the internet and staying away from too much human interaction
Q: How easily do songs tend to come to you?
Ans : Very easily from the time a hear a beat I know if I can make it into a good song or not
Q: What’s your motto or the advice you live by?
Ans: Be multidimensional and as creative as possible
Q: What is you favorite song to belt out at the bar/in the car?
ANs: Right now Zone 4 (Mu-Tha-F*cka) by myself Jared Wesley
Q: For our readers who have never heard your music, explain your sound in 5 words?
Ans: Life music for the soul
Q: You write all of your own music; where do you draw inspiration from when you write songs and what’s your favorite part about the process?
ANS: Yes I write all of my own music and I draw inspiration from life experiences all of my music is storytelling / life music
Q: At what age did you start singing?
ANS: around 14 or 15 but I started recording around 22
Q:Who are your inspirations?
Ans: Jay-Z & Andre 3000
Q: If you could perform with anyone, in the future, who would it have to be?
Ans: Any Atlanta artist
Vol. 3 in The Reinvention of “The Cool” series by hip-hop artist Jared Wesley
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