This week, I’ll be talking to Jetes. He’s an up-and-coming rapper out of Portland with a flair for languages. Tune in as we discuss his time in Spain, rapping in multiple languages, his upcoming album, and more!
00:30 – Introduction
00:50 – Hip-hop scene in Madrid, Spain
02:03 – Appreciation/support for local artists in the USA vs Spain
04:28 – Visiting Brooklyn, NY for the first time
05:29 – How has the time spent overseas helped you improve as an artist?
08:48 – Why did you decide to go back to the United States?
11:09 – The hip-hop scene in Portland, Oregon
14:38 – Why did you decide to become a rapper?
16:14 – Where do you find your inspiration to make music?
18:08 – Rapping in multiple languages and tapping into the Spanish market
21:30 – Trying to build/maintain a rap career with a new son
22:38 – What separates you from other artists?
26:42 – The hardest part of establishing yourself as an artist
29:15 – The new album, Trapped in My Mind
32:05 – Artists and producers featured on the album
34:13 – Favorite song off the album
36:02 – Which song from your catalog has gotten you the most attention?
37:34 – Have you been able to take advantage of the pandemic as a content creator?
39:18 – Pick one song from your current catalog to determine your musical fate
40:32 – How do you define success?
40:42 – What has to happen for you to consider your career a success?
42:00 – What do you want people to say about you as an artist at the end of your career?
43:45 – How can people contact you on social media?