HHW: Introduce yourself to our readers, let them know your name and where you’re from
Elmo: Yea I go by the name Elmo Jackson but most people just call me Elmo and I’m from Los Angeles The Crenshaw District to be exact
HHW: Why did you start to do music?
Elmo: I started to do music really just to keep me sane while I was behind bars, then some of the music I was making , niggas was saying was dope so I decided to go harder with it.
HHW: When did you know that it was actually going to be your career?
Elmo: I knew once I recorded my first song and just hearing the way I sounded I’m like yeah, this what I want to do.
HHW: If you could get advice from any artist in the industry, who would it be and why?
Elmo: I would get advice from the late Nipsey Hussle(RIP) because he did a lot of great things in the music industry. From a Business mindset, from inspiring the youth and giving back to the community.
HHW: What or who influences your music?
Elmo: My struggle and the pain I’ve been through in life.
HHW: Has anyone helped you or guided you in getting your foot in the industry?
Elmo: I have to say my boy AD help me a lot and give me good advice. Could call on him anytime.
HHW: Have you ever released an album?
Elmo: No but I’m working on my mixtape now
HHW: What differentiates you from other artists?
Elmo: I really lived that jail life a lot of these niggas talk about in their lyrics. They might did 3-6 months but I did 10 years on all level 4yards
HHW: Are you currently on any tours or have any future shows booked?
Elmo: I started my Thru Da Land high school tour where ima be going around different high schools performing and have a lot of special guests that’s going to pop out with me.
HHW: How can promoters looking to book you get in contact with you?
Elmo: Via email firstname.lastname@example.org or via my Instagram @elmoa2ilemmeon
HHW: What do you hope to get out of your involvement in the music industry?
Elmo: Basically be a voice for those who been through or going through what I’ve been through. I seen a lot of things and it’s a lot of great people behind them walls. So I”m do it for them. It’s never too late to turn your life around and chase your dreams. Free the real
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