Matthew Blake Young, commonly called Blake Yung in the music industry, is a Los Angeles, United States-based singer and songwriter who specialises in hip hop. He’s out with the release of a banger titled “Loaded”, which is accompanied by incredible visuals.
“Loaded” is the lead single from his collaborative album with platinum producer SUPAH MARIO. There is a theme in the song that focuses on being prepared for whatever comes your way in any situation.
Keep on reading to find out more about this spectacular artist.
Photo credits: @thatsnathanjames, @carliewrd, @shotsbysmalls
What is your real name?
Matthew Blake Young
What’s your official stage name (showbiz name)?
What do you do (fashion, music, comedy, art, dancing, etc.)? musician/singer-songwriter
How did you get into what you do (music, modelling, art, dance, etc.)?
writing songs since I got my first guitar at age 12
What field or genre are you into and give a brief description of what your career/profession/ field feels like?
I’m a musician in the alternative rap/rock world, which is exploding right now and full of a lot of positive energy!
Who or what inspires you or motivates you? And why?
Life, self-improvement, travel.
What was your first project and the people you worked with and in which year?
My first project as Blake Yung was my debut EP “I’m Fine” which included features from “MOD SUN” and “CASKEY” That project highlighted my rise in the new age alt community and included my biggest streaming song to date.
How many projects do you have so far?
2 projects and a lot of singles.
How long have you been doing what you do?
almost 15 years. I’ve only been releasing music as BLAKE YUNG for 3 years.
What do you look out for in this line of business?
I try not to give my time or energy to people who do this for the wrong reasons. There are a lot of people that will step on you to get a bigger piece of the pie, and I try to stay away from those types of people.
Have you won any awards or been nominated for an award? Or in short, any achievement? both in and out of your career path.
I haven’t won an award, but “Loaded” hit the iTunes alternative charts in the United States, as did my song “Wildflower,” which charted in Australia!
What is this new release about?
It’s about being aware in any environment and being ready for whatever comes your way.
Who and how many people worked on it?
All production was handled by platinum producer “Supah Mario” who produced BLUE TINT for DRAKE and many many more!
What can your previous and new audiences anticipate from you in the future?
Bigger and better songs and massive live shows! I’m more focused than ever, and I think my new music will reflect that. I’m excited about how far my career has taken me and look forward to continued growth!