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BreezyLYN : Sexy, Raw, Real


BreezyLYN
Photography by Jimmy Fontaine

Bedford-Stuyvesant born, Marcy Houses - immortalized by the one and only Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter - raised, rap artist, BreezyLYN, literally exploded onto the Hip Hop scene in 2022 with the release of her debut single “Bad Bitches,” which amassed over 14 million streams globally and garnered praise from fellow contemporaries; Cardi B, Coi Leray, Coco Jones, Ashanti and more…



Musikscribe: Let’s hop right into this latest LP, Hood Mona Lisa — Conceptually, what does this title represent both to and for you? 


BreezyLYN: To me, Hood Mona Lisa means being a product of your environment and turning it into art. Taking the struggles and experiences and turning them into masterpieces.


Musikscribe: As a lyricist, when you sit down to pen your rhymes where do you draw inspiration from? 


BreezyLYN: I usually draw inspo from what I’ve been feeling or thinking about, maybe experiences, or maybe just how the beat makes me feel.


Musikscribe: Reflecting, tell me your whole inception into music -- When did you first become interested in it? And, how did it all begin for BreezyLYN?  


BreezyLYN: I was interested in music since being a child, I was always on YouTube listening to music and watching lyric videos. At about 8 or 9 years old, I was doing freestyles with my uncles and cousins just for fun but I was really good. At 12 years old, I started writing raps about things I would go through and my feelings, it’s been therapeutic since then. In 2022, I finally released my first single “Bad Bitches” and I’ve been viral ever since.


Musikscribe: Now you’re a native of Brooklyn, correct? So growing up in ‘Breukelen,’ who all did / do you consider to be your strongest musical influences?      


BreezyLYN: Growing up in Brooklyn, the strongest influences in music had to be Jay-Z, Biggie, Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown and Fabulous. 


Musikscribe: In having said that, how do you classify your overall sound and / or style?  


BreezyLYN: My overall style / sound in music is sexy, raw and real.


Musikscribe: Switching gears here, what exactly do you want people to get from your music?       


BreezyLYN: I want people to be able to relate to my music and feel good. 

 

Musikscribe: If you could collaborate with any one artist, living or dead, who would it be and why?        


BreezyLYN: Meek Mill, Summer Walker, Fridayy, Drake.


Musikscribe: If you could play any venue in the world, which one would you choose and why?        


BreezyLYN: So far, it’s Rolling Loud just because I haven’t done it yet and I feel like once you do Rolling Loud you dead lit…but once I do that, I’ll have a new answer for you.


Musikscribe: On a more serious note, are you happy with the current state of Hip Hop? 


BreezyLYN: I’m loving the current state of Hip Hop because the women are taking charge and getting way more love and acknowledgement. Also, because I’m now involved.


BreezyLYN
Photography by Jimmy Fontaine

Musikscribe: What do you feel has and will continue to be the key to your longevity?        


BreezyLYN: I feel like consistency, versatility and creativity will be the key to my longevity. 


Musikscribe: Do you have any other outside / additional (future) aspirations, maybe even completely away from music?


BreezyLYN: My other additional aspiration would probably be modeling for big brands.


Musikscribe: To date, what has been your biggest career moment(s), at least thus far anyway?        


BreezyLYN: My biggest moments would have to be performing at the Barclays with Lola Brooke and performing at A Boogie’s tour. 


Musikscribe: What’s an average day like for you?


BreezyLYN: An average day for me is staying home – watching movies, eating and just relaxing.


Musikscribe: Please discuss how you interact with and respond to fans... 


BreezyLYN: I literally treat my fans like I’ve known them for years. I call them my BAEs, they show me so much love. I love all my loyals who’ve been supporting from the start, and I love the newcomers!


Musikscribe: What is your favorite part about this line of work? Your least favorite? And, why? 


BreezyLYN: My overall favorite part is being in the studio. My sessions are very intimate and very therapeutic. It’s like I get a peace of mind in there and I’m able to talk about anything. My least favorite part is the lack of sleep because I’m a very sleepy girl.


BreezyLYN
Photography by Jimmy Fontaine


Musikscribe: What advice would you have for someone wanting to follow in your footsteps?


BreezyLYN: The advice I have for anyone following my footsteps is believe in yourself, block out all doubts, stay tunnel vision and remember what you’re doing it for. 


Musikscribe: Looking ahead, say five or maybe even ten years from now, where do you see yourself?     


BreezyLYN: 5-10 years from now, I wanna be a multi-millionaire mogul with a son, stunting. 


Musikscribe: As for the immediate, what's next for BreezyLYN? 


BreezyLYN: More music, more videos, more shows and more collabs.


Musikscribe: Is there anything I left out or just plain forgot to mention?   


BreezyLYN: No, I think we covered everything. 


Musikscribe: Lastly, any “parting” words for our readers? 


BreezyLYN: Go stream Hood Mona Lisa now! https://breezylyn.lnk.to/hoodmonalisa 






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