WMH Interviews Up and Coming Artist: Astarway

Web Music Hub had the pleasure of speaking to the rapper Astarway in an exclusive one on one sit down!

WMH: What first got you into music?

Astarway: I grew up listening to G-Unit, 50 Cent & Lloyd banks were a big part of why I started writing.

WMH: Who or what inspired you to make music?

Astarway: Believe it or not, Soulja boy inspired me to pursue my career, just the way he handles business and does what he loves.

WMH: What is your creative process like?

Astarway: I like to take my time with music, so once I hear a beat, first 15 seconds already let’s me know if I’m really feeling the beat.

WMH: Has your musical journey had a deliberate direction? 

Astarway: Not really, I never really pursued my career until 2019, I got heavily with music.

WMH: What is your biggest musical challenge? 

Astarway: My biggest music challenge is trying to get myself out there, I want the whole world to listen to my music.

WMH: What would you be doing right now, if it wasn’t for your music career?

Astarway: Honestly, I really don’t know what I would be doing right now if it wasn’t for music, I think I would be depressed working a 9-5 job that I don’t even like. 

WMH: How do you feel the Internet has impacted the music business?

Astarway: The internet has a big impact in music, everything is digital now, easily to access an artists music on your phone.

WMH:  What is the best advice you’ve been given?

Astarway: Never give up & always stay true to yourself.

WMH: If you were talking to a younger version of you, what advice would you give yourself? 

Astarway: If I was talking to my younger version of myself, I would simply say, don’t stop, you will blow up one day, just be patient. 

WMH: If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

Astarway: It would be to make it easier for artists as myself to be able to be heard by everyone and being able to achieve your goals faster.

WMH:  What’s next for you?

Astarway: What’s next for me? Continue making music and drop another album.