Get To Know: Joey Purp
It's time to get to know Joey Purp...
Joey Davis, better known by his stage name Joey Purp, is an American rapper hailing from Chicago, Illinois.
If you don’t know who he is yet, now’s your time as we caught up with the 23-year-old to find out more about him and his music.
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1. For those who don’t know about you and your music, tell us a little bit about who you are and where you’re from…
I'm Joey Purp, 23 years young artist from every corner of Chicago, Illinois. I come from a biracial family, and I try to make thought provoking art.
2. Describe your sound in three words…
Reality based storytelling.
3. Who inspired you to start a career in music?
Chance and Vic.
4. Who are your biggest musical influences?
Lil Wayne, Lou Reed, Ye and Jay, Pharrell, Wu Tang.
5. Tell us about the writing and recording process for your new single/album…
I like to write in the studio or walking down the street. So I'll start and idea and bring it to Knox or Thelonious or they start an idea and bring it to me. Then we build fam.
6. What can we expect from your live shows?
7. What has been your biggest career highlight so far?
I'm grateful for all of it honestly. From the kids that DM me saying my music impacted them, to rapping for Sway and Ebro. I thank god for this every day.
8. Have you met anyone and been totally starstruck?
Weird al Yankovich.
9. What’s on your iPod/playlists that people wouldn’t expect?
Jay retard/bloody Jay.
10. When can we see you live?
I'll be all over Europe again in early December. All the dates are at purp.international. (Shameless plug)