Sunday, June 12, 2011
Call and Response - Frank Mcqueen
1. MSG: You came up as a rapper, what inspired your transition into an author?
FM: Money and maturity, at the time rap wasn't working so....onto the next grind!
2. MSG: What is your relationship with hiphop today? Love, hate or indifference?
FM: It will always be in my heart. i may not like alot of the music out today but i still and will always love it as an art form regardless.
3. MSG: If you could change one thing about your career, what would it be?
FM: I would've recognized my highest potential earlier.
4. MSG: What is the most valuable lesson you have learned concerning your artistry?
FM: Its hard work, 24 hour a day grind. alotta politics, networking. Even as your own boss, you still have to answer to your public!
5. MSG: Do you see yourself still active on the music side of things in five years?
FM: Yea, no doubt. Ultimately even if i don't rap, i'd like to keep my ear to the streets. Get my management thing on but regardless, i'll always be a listener.
6. MSG: There's a glass on the table, is it half full or empty?
FM: The Glass always half full man, gotta remain optimistic.we up against enough negativity. Gotta squeeze some positivity in there sumwhere!
7. MSG: anything you wanna add for the readers?
FM: Do what you can in life. Do what makes you happy but, make sure you can see that as a reality. When you can see that, put ALL your time into it and make it happen..
Frank Mcqueen's first book is available online and the streets Now!
Check out "Red Devil" on Amazon.com here
Also available Black n Nobel ( Broad and Erie ) , Zavelle ( Broad and Oxford ave. )
or online at www.commonfolkinc.com