Scoop Curry: A Conversation

How did you start making music?

“I was just going through a lot when I was around 17/18. I was influenced by a lot of different rappers I began creating my own flow I am putting everything I'm going through into my music now, and im having fun with it.

Where does your name originally come from?

Scoop? This goes way back - middle school. So I used to play basketball. I was a basketball athlete, was a short chubby kid, but I had a jump shot. Crazy jump shot. Thats all I could do - shoot. When I got to high school, I just made it scoop. Then the curry came from playing basketball. I was playing all over NY. Trophies, all that. I had a basketball reputation and I just took it to music. You know how that go. I was a big Stephen curry fan. I still am. I put it together, Thats scoop curry for you.

Obviously a lot of talent is emerging from the NY Drill scene right now. What makes you different?

“I am real different. Right now I'm watching everybody go, and I know exactly what I'm doing. It's my time now, I drop my video Sunday, and then after that I'm dropping every three weeks. My name is gonna be repeatedly occurring. Got everyone waiting, writing me asking for new music. No stopping. I already got like 30 songs that are done, just gotta shoot videos.

Who are some of your favorite artists you have collaborated with?

Spazz Floss my boy, goes back from viral. I have been working with Scarz and Crashie. I got my management right now and I got a lot of people who want to work with me. But I don't think nobody in Canarsie rap like me. Everyone is gonna see it.

Is there anyone specific that you want to work with in the future?

Thats a good question. People say I got that young MA image. I wouldn't mind doing a song with her. Thats somebody that fake inspired me. She was a good motivation for me. I would work with A boogie, I like Quando Rondo. Wouldn't mind working with Lil Baby. Dont worry though thats all coming.

What are your three favorite words?

Matter fact. Bands Got Boring. And also, my definition of woo: winning only option. No three O's, two. Winning only option.

What can we expect from Scoop Curry in the upcoming months?

Im gonna be all over, my name is gonna be coming up fast. If you werent rocking with me now dont rock with me then coz i know who was there from now. Thats facts. I already feel the hating I aint even drop nothing yet, i feel like theres a little competition in my city sometimes. Its gonna be fun, its cool tho, i pree everything. Theyre just gonna see and they're gonna be like oh he really got the streets. He really took a whole year off, they think I disappeared from viral. Aight. We gonna see. let the music talk. just press play.

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