Underground Interview With JITT
When it comes to creative artistry, JITT is exactly that. With deep roots planted from his hometown Waukegan, IL (North of Chicago). His music has been able to travel across the world through social media & music streaming platforms.
Building a brand F-747 over the years has led to officially becoming a operational company. Being an independent artist/company JITT continues to build his network within the music industry. Building a loyal team is key. Theres a true resume of work/grind within his career. Since the start of 2019 up to date there has been multiple releases of music content.
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What Musical Genre Do You Feel Best Describes Your Music And How Would You Describe Your Sound?
New Age/ Hip Hop/ RnB/All
How Did You Get Your Name? Is There A Story?
My name stands for “Jesus Is The Truth” (JITT)
What Are or Have Been Your Musical Influences?
Lil Wayne, Jay-z, Nas, J. Cole, Drake, Kendrick Lamar along many others las early as like Al Green, Isley Brothers, John Coltrane and many others. I love music as a whole.
What Are You Working On Now? Any Future Collaborations We Can Look Forward To?
Always working on material along with having years ahead of work already in the vault. My recent ep “Alienated” is out all platforms currently. I created a #alienatedvisualexperience streaming on my verified YouTube/Vevo channel.
What Is Your Ultimate Goal In The Music Industry? What Is Your Plan Of Action?
Building my identity/brand up to be able to have partnerships with the majors. This will keep both parties in good positions to win from all aspects in a equal fashion. Bringing more awareness each entity.
What Is Your Favorite Track To Perform Live and Why?
I like performing in general whenever I have a opportunity too. Exchanging that real time energy with a live audience is a experience all itself each time. Just a FYI “APES” is a hard bass hitting performance I like.
What Has Been The Biggest Challenge In Your Career Thus Far?
I believe the biggest challenge for anyone reaching for success is staying consistent when there’s nobody and when there’s people also. Knowing that it takes a certain type of focus to really obtain the end goal. Drown out the noise at all times, and put in the work.
What’s Your Typical Songwriting Process?
Depends of the vibe. Sometimes full songs come out right away. Other times I might want to take my time with the song by composing it in more detail manner. Always ready to create.
How Has Social Media Influenced Your Career As An Artist?
Social media has played a major part by its reach alone. Being able to run ads and connect with different marketing tools with real time fans across the globe instantaneous is a key for sure. Let alone the monetization process it enables is amazing as well.
What Are Some Tracks and Artists Currently On Your Playlist?
I actually love to listen to music all day. So I end up curating playlist to vibe too throughout the day. I have some up on my artist profiles on all platforms. I’m really into the African artist right now. You can tap into what I listen to here https://music.apple.com/us/playlist/vibe-essentials/pl.u-yZyVWmZCd6AJpd
What Did You Do Before You Started Making Music?
Basketball was the first love 100%. Music was always around since a baby, I just didn’t know it would be my profession until after high school.
Any Advice For Young People (Men or Women) That Want To Succeed In The Music World?
Learn business first. I think it’s very important to understand the business side of any field of profession you will be pursing. When you understand business you will develop more skill to have knowledge for smart decisions along with longevity within your profession. The talent will speak with work and consistency. Keep good energy around you at all times. BE YOU!
What Would You Change In The Music Industry If You Were A Top Music Executive?
I would like to see more music care for the artist overall well being from credit all the way to Health. Really giving the artist/creator benefits that will go in for a retirement plan as all other corporations provide. I think that would be dope.
How Do You Feel About Originality?
It’s the best thing you can be. It’s only one you, so be just that.
Is There Anything Else We Should Know About You Or That You Would Like to Add?
I would like to say thank you for opportunity. Peace & Blessings to everyone supporting and striving for their own greatness as well.