Willie Faulkner from Kannapolis North Carolina is an independent artist that enjoys making music and just release his debut album Ground Zero.
When did you discover your love for your craft and what made you realize you wanted to pursue a career in it?
I have been writing since the age of 8 years old. When Jay-z drop his debut album it really inspired me to tell my story and things I saw growing up where I’m from!!!
To what or whom do you accredit your sense of style?
J.Cole I’m a huge fan of his also it’s like when he rap you can actually see what he says. That how I want my music to be when you hear my songs you can vision it too.
On your current project, how did you come up with the concept?
I came up with the name ground zero because it was my debut album and I’m starting from the ground up I’m not affiliated with any artist I’m not on a team it’s just me independent!!
What are some of your greatest challenges, and what is your greatest attribute when it comes to your work ethic?
My greatest challenge is getting better at every album I’m not in competition with any other artist just myself!! My work ethic is great every day I’m doing something to work on my craft there are no days off when it comes to doing something you really love and have a passion for.
Are you the best at what you do in your opinion?
Yes, I am why will I sell myself short I put in a lot of time and effort into what I do, and if I’m not the best I’m on my way!!
What are your plans for the near future?
My plan is hopefully get sign to a label one day
Is there anyone you’d like to thank, any shout outs?
I will like to thank my mom 1st she is my number 1 fan she always believed in me! 2nd my brother Jarius my right-hand man everything I do when it comes to my music he is always there right by my side And last I like to thank DJ Chuck T for schooling me on the business side of the music!!
How can fans find you?
On Instagram @iamsyfy_x
What suggestions do you have for other artist like yourself?
You gonna have people that support you and you gonna have people that don’t as long as you believe in yourself and give 100% your results will show.