Papa Dukez Explains How His Family, Friends & Enemies Inspire Him Musically

MikeTrampe: State your name.

PD: Papa Dukez

Mike Trampe: Where are you from?

PD: I am from Saratoga Springs, NY.

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Mike Trampe: How would you describe your music?

PD: My music is never the same and always evolving.

Mike Trampe: Who are your musical influences?

PD: My music is influenced by so much it’s hard to pin point. I’d say my family, loved ones, friends, and enemies all play an important role. My influences aren’t always a specific person, it can be situational or random. That being said as far as artists…50 Cent, 2 Pac, Diddy, Lil Boosie, Snoop, Method Man, Scarface, Waka, Kevin Gates, MixtuR, Styles P, Dollaz, Drake, Bibby, Chinx Drugz, Stack Bundlez Rugz, $ippi, & Biggie.

Mike Trampe: How do you feel about the music industry as a whole right now?

PD: The Music industry seems to be making a transition back to lyricism.

Mike Trampe: Where do you see your music career in 5 years?

PD: In a studio Above Ground…DOIN’ WHAT I LOVE

Mike Trampe: If you could only bring one album to a deserted island, what album would you bring?

PD: 50 Cent’s “Get Rich Or Die Trying.”

Mike Trampe: If you could open for any artist living or dead, who would it be and why?


Mike Trampe: If you could create a super-group with 2 other artists and one producer, who would you pick?

PD: Dukez, Stack Bundlez, 2 Pac and Rick Rubin.

Mike Trampe: Any last shout out’s or comments?


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