INTERVIEW: Que the Boy
After a year like 2020, 2021 is all about being free and getting away from feeling stuck, which is exactly what rising rapper QUE THE BOY is all about. The Detroit native recently released his new single 'Stuck', a song he describes as "a conglomerate of stories that I or my friends have been through, and as we were talking, I started writing bits and pieces over time. It was an unorthodox reflection on the different experiences either I or my friends experienced.”
A crossover blend of energetic beats and snappy lyricism, “Stuck” sees Que the Boy get inspired by his and his friends' stories, with his own perseverance to have a flourishing and successful career in the music industry contributing to the song, too. We caught up with Que the Boy and spoke to him about his thriving career so far.
Please talk us through the meaning of your powerful new single ‘Stuck.'
Stuck is just reflection of real-life scenarios that my friends and I have experienced. It’s a conglomerate of stories told wittingly about funny situations, accomplishments, and overall just ego and pride
What is it about 'Stuck' that made you want to make it your debut single?
The vibe that “Stuck” gives you makes you want to bounce and let the production take over you. The “sound effects” in the rap cadence makes it unique and catchy
Explain the video concept and the inspiration behind it?
The video is me and my friends vibing to the song because it is a combination of all of our stories. I also wanted the video be colorful and playful to show get a natural vibe of who I am: a goofy, and chill person.
Do you have to be in a certain mood to write?
No, I can write at any time if the beat is nice. My ability to write a song solely depends on the quality of the beat
Where do you live? What’s the music scene like?
Detroit; It is an emerging city for talent. So many artist are starting to get recognition in our city… and I know I’m next! Which 3 items would you take on a desert island?
Phone, pen, and paper
What’s the toughest part of the industry for you?
The marketing aspect. There is so much to know about press and playlisting: these to things are the keys to being successful in the rap game.
What’s the most enjoyable part of the industry?
Watching others enjoy the music, and makes faces to certain bars lol
What are your next plans?
Continue to market “Stuck”, perform live, and drop new videos and music!
Check out Que the Boy's new music video for "STUCK" now!
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