J.I.D. Shares Vision For ‘DiCaprio 2’ & Much More At The Verizon Up Fan Experience

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Hip-Hop Wired was in Atlanta this week to witness considered one of Hip-Hop’s brightest younger stars on the cusp of releasing his upcoming mission, this after expertly rocking the A3C pageant in his hometown final month. J.I.D. was the principle occasion on the Verizon Up fan expertise, and we chopped it up briefly forward of an informative Q&A session.

J.I.D., who’s affiliated with EarthGang and signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville label, has been placing the ultimate touches on his second solo studio album, DiCaprio 2. We briefly spoke with J.I.D. in regards to the imaginative and prescient for the album, and what he intends to do subsequent.

“I named the primary a part of the mission after Leonard DiCaprio, who is likely one of the finest artistic minds and on the time I did the primary one [DiCaprio EP], he didn’t have an Oscar regardless of his expertise on the time. So the second a part of this story is that the artist is now acknowledged,” J.I.D. defined.

Soft-spoken and intensely humble, we requested in regards to the 28-year-old rapper’s strategy to music because the launch of The Never Story final 12 months, which was his correct studio debut.

“The Never Story was about somebody who by no means had something, by no means bought anyplace, but nonetheless have to inform a narrative. It’s a journey like all music ought to be, you realize? If you’re not telling a narrative, being sincere, and expressing ardour, then why do that artwork? I really feel like with my music, I’ve an opportunity to be seen extra for my expertise however for what I left behind.”

J.I.D. then sat down for a fast Q&A with The Kid Skoob, breaking down the place he’s hoping to take his profession and sharing that his favourite stay performer is Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon.

We requested him throughout the open portion of the chat if he intends to show extra of his singing capacity, featured closely on The Never Story. J.I.D. advised us that he’s engaged on a mission now that may function him singing primarily.

After the speak, J.I.D. labored the room and met followers who had been invited by means of the Verizon Up program. Verizon Wireless prospects can be part of the Verizon Up program and earn rewards by means of paying their month-to-month payments and incomes thrilling experiences comparable to sporting occasions, music live shows, and different V.I.P. exclusives.

In Atlanta, J.I.D. greeted Verizon Up followers and performed NBA 2K19 face to face with these in attendance. From what we noticed, it seems to be like he knew what he was doing on the blacktop in a two-on-two recreation.

DiCaprio 2 drops on Nov. 26. Check out the expanded tracklist beneath.

Hit the gallery for photographs from the Verizon Up occasion beneath as properly.

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J.I.D. Shares Vision For ‘DiCaprio 2’ & Much More At The Verizon Up Fan Experience

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2. J.I.D. Verizon Up Atlanta

J.I.D. Shares Vision For ‘DiCaprio 2’ & Much More At The Verizon Up Fan Experience

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J.I.D. Shares Vision For ‘DiCaprio 2’ & Much More At The Verizon Up Fan Experience

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