Legendary record producer, songwriter, record executive & rapper, Jermaine Dupri knows exactly what it takes to make it to the top as an artist, as he’s discovered and produced for some of hip-hop’s greatest acts such as Da Brat, Kris Kross, Bowwow + more. He introduces his new artist, LaTheGoat who is from Tampa, Florida and one of the artist that caught his eye through a viral freestyle. LaTheGoat released his ‘Goatmode’ album, a 9-track project in 2020 which features his breakout track “8 Bands”. He later recruited fellow Florida artist Rick Ross to be apart of the Remix alongside, Jermaine Dupri. He is influenced by some of hip-hop’s greatest artist including names such as Andre 3000, Drake and many more. He rapped over the instrumental of the Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri’s classic “Money Ain’t A Thang,” which is what caught Jermaine’s attention initially. LaTheGoat’s upcoming project ‘813 Day’ is set to release on November 19th.
LaTheGoat has refined his sound by using catchy hooks and melodies enhancing and sharpening his rhymes. He tells us who some of his musical inspirations growing up, his dream collaboration, working with Jermaine Dupri, visuals in rap + much more. Jermaine gives us an idea of what kind of artist he’s looking for, his favorite MC’s in music right now + more. Get into the interview audio below.
“Hangin’ out the window with that toolie, tryna bust it (tryna bust it)
only call her when I’m off the Perc, I make her suck it (I make her suck it)
Doubled up the profit, now I’m finally makin’ money (yeah)
If you keep some Gotti, your trap gon’ jump just like a bunny (bang)
I don’t give a f* about a nigga talkin’ crazy (f* ’em)
‘Cause if he gotta say it to my face, he ain’t gon’ say it (cap)” – LaTheGoat
Interview Highlights w/ Jermaine Dupri & LaTheGoat:
LATheGoat: The Inspiration Behind His Name.
LATheGoat: Success Of His Single “8 Bands”.
LATheGoat: Dream Collaboration.
Jermaine Dupri: Favorite Artist In The Game.
LATheGoat: Success of “Wouldn’t Believe Me”
LATheGoat: Favorite Artist Outside Of Himself.
Jermaine Dupri: The Ideal Artist Would Be.
Jermaine Dupri: What Does LATheGoat Bring to The Game that isn’t Already Here?
LATheGoat: New EP ‘813 Day’ Arriving & What Fans Should Expect.
Jermaine Dupri: Surprise Collaborations On Upcoming Project ‘813 Day’.
LATheGoat & Jermaine Dupri: What RESPECT. Means To You.
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