6ixth element started making music at the age of 14, He is a Denver-born emcee, producer, hip-hop artist and entrepreneur who studied Audio Engineering and Music Business at KMG Studios in Boulder, Colorado.
His latest single “What They Want” fuses classic hip-hop elements with contemporary rap production styles which was Produced by Mark Goble.
6ixth uses his lyricism and drive to dispose of non-supporters and those who have held him back. The explosive production and focused lyrical performance on 6ixth Element’s new single, “What They Want,” makes it the perfect addition to any hip-hop or rap playlist.
“What They Want” is accompanied by a music video which was shot by Colorado videographer, Ransteez, owner of Mentally Rich Media, who filmed, directed, and edited the music video for “What They Want.”.
The Filming took place near Larimer Square, which is located in Downtown Denver, Colorado. Throughout 2023, 6ixth Element has monthly singles lined up and waiting to be released, along with an album expected late-2023.
6ixth Element is amongst a wave of new artists who believes that hip-hop only gets better as it ages, and he is here to usher in the New Golden Era.
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What is your stage name
Is there a story behind your stage name?
It represents finding growth within hip-hop.
Where do you find inspiration?
I’m all over the place with inspiration. Comic books, anime, professional wrestling, and just life in general.
What was the role of music in the early years of your life?
Music has always played a huge role in my life. Pretty much grew up skateboarding and listeing to hip-hop and punk rock on my Ipod. I began making hip-hop beats as a teenager and continued devloping from there.
Are you from a musical or artistic family?
My Dad’s side is the musical side. He had taught me to play guitar at an early age.
Who inspired you to be a part of the music industry?
I just love to create! Growing up around music, it was only natural.
How did you learn to sing/write/to play?
I started making beats on the family computer with Fruity Loops 3. Eventually started rapping to my own beats, and then got a degree in Audio Engineering to refine my sound.
What was the first concert that you ever went to and who did you see perform?
Oh no! I have to be honest, my cousins took us Britney Spears when I was like 10. After that it was Warped Tour.
How could you describe your music?
Boom-bap Dad Shit.
Describe your creative process.
I’m very picky with my beat selection, but once I find the one, writing goes pretty quick. From there, I am my own engineer so it is usually just me in the studio repping the verses til I get it right.
What is your main inspiration?
Seeing the world and doing cool shit with my family.
What musician do you admire most and why?
Masta Ace continues to drops classic shit after decades. I admire that longevity.
Did your style evolve since the beginning of your career?
Of course! It will continue too. My early tracks were terribly mixed. As my knowledge grows, so does my sound.
Who do you see as your main competitor?
What are your interests outside of music?
I’m into all sorts of nerdy shit like anime and comics. I like travelling to WWE events and checking out new cities.
If it wasn’t a music career, what would you be doing?
Probably professional wrestling to honest.
What is the biggest problem you have encountered in the journey of music?
Marketing is tough. Just trying to handle everything as a solo artist. I’ve accepted the challenge though.
If you could change one thing in the music industry, what would it be?
I’d prefer quality over quantity. Music is art, not content.
Why did you choose this as the title of this project?
The hook was catchy so it worked. The song is basically a fuck you to any non-supporters.
What are your plans for the coming months?
Dropping music! I’m planning for a single roughly every three weeks. I’ll be keeping busy.
Do you have any artistic collaboration plans
Yes! Huge ones! I don’t want to give anything away just yet, but I’ve been working with some hip-hop legends.
What message would you like to give to your fans?
Do what makes you happy!