Hello YungJZAisDead how did you get the name?
In high school I would fuck around on FL Studio. I sucked at the time but I was like, "Yo, I need a name to release beats under" and someone said YungJZA. I Just tacked on "isDead" when I started doing vocals to make me like the name a little more.
haha awesome, Any interesting stories about growing up in the area that you're from?
Me and SK used to hang out at this house that sucked hella bad and one night some kid got so drunk he shit, pissed and vomited all over himself and I opened the door while all that was happening. Nothing really happens where I lived. Quiet mountain town.
What made you decide to pursue music? What was the first moment you decided to do this?
I got a guitar when I was 12 or 13 and played in bands for a while. I really got into electronic stuff when I heard DJ s3rl and Happy Hardcore music during 8th/9th grade. I didn't think I could make stuff like that though. Probably in 2009, I heard Nickasaur!, Blood On The Dance Floor, Never Shout Never and all that stuff on MySpace and it made me a little more confident to try it. Didn't really start making any beats until 2012 or 2013 tho.
When you right lyrics what is your process and habits?
I record in my room. I have a little studio thing set up. I just kinda go in and work on a beat and sing along. If I can't come up with anything I'll send it to my friends 'cause they can do more with the beat than me. But if I like it I just write a song really quick and then record. It usually takes 20 minutes to record. I usually take half an hour on a beat. Sometimes people send me beats I really like though. Then a song is over in like 10 minutes. I love that.
What was the funniest or worse moment when making music?
I was recording a song once and my homie came back to my house from a Datsik show. He was super high off molly and just kept telling me how scared dubstep kids made him. That was funny. One time my homie made a song at Lil Soda Boi's house in the backseat of his car. That was funny.
so they had no choice but to make the song in the back seat of the car?
Yeah, hahaha. Soda lived with his mom at the time and she was asleep. Didn't have much of a choice.
I like the style of Like Prom Night what made you choose to go with that style? it almost feels like an arcade.
I don't know really. Me and Zucc just send a lot of beats back and forth. We make music together every day. He just kinda sent me it and I recorded it. I showed my album to Astari and he was like, "I want a video for Like Prom Night" so we went and filmed a video, sent it to Aubrey and it was done. Pretty quick process honestly. Just kinda came about.
Awesome any albums coming out at all or mixtapes?
I just released my tape pink&blue, I have some more songs that are dropping soon but I don't know if I'm doing like, "pink&blue 2" or anything like that any time soon.
Check out YungJZAisdead latest mixtape pink and blue which is on his soundcloud!
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