There are many artists out there who claim originality and strive to get a unique message and style heard. It is one thing to speak of what you can do and it is another to actually do it and the latter comes from an obstinate belief in making a difference. And this is all found in Exodus Swift’s rapped gospel poetry and his simple definition of success as “change and growth”. We could not but meet with him to find out more from this straight talking artist.
1 In Music: What makes you the unordinary gospel artist that you are?
Exodus Swift: I’m a type of artist that tell the truth even if it’s not popular.
1 In Music: What shaped your music and who supports you?
Exodus Swift: Mainly what shapes and goes into my music can be found out in the world. Current events and I just separate the fact from the fiction of it all.
1 In Music: When did you realise you were going to make music professionally?
Exodus Swift: Growing up, it’s always been in me. I had to get it out there.
1 In Music: What type of music do you listen to?
Exodus Swift: Everything form rap / Hip Hop to r&b, gospel primarily. The thing I’m only listening to it, so that I can see where it is currently.
1 In Music: Who, to you, is the most undervalued music artist?
Exodus Swift: To sound conceited and not to sound conceited but I would say myself.
1 In Music: How do you prepare for your performances?
Exodus Swift: I don’t prepare for my performances, I just go out and perform. I don’t have a certain thing that I do. It’s just in me.
1 In Music: What ignites your (song) writing flow?
Exodus Swift: I’m a poet first, it’s a natural expression for me. So at all times throughout the day, I’m writing poetry in my head.
1 In Music: What do you do when you don’t do music (creative or otherwise) and that you are passionate about?
Exodus Swift: I write poetry, I write plays, I focus on my company Team God Ent LLC.
1 In Music: This has to be our favourite phrase of yours. Could you tell us again what think success is to you?
Exodus Swift: “Success is change and growth …
1 In Music: What do you wish you were told when you started out and that you think would help anyone who starts out?
Exodus Swift: Stay focused and wave through the fake and real
1 In Music: Any upcoming projects?
Exodus Swift: The full untamed Album is coming next year but the EP is out right now
1 In Music: Where do we find you music / music project?
Exodus Swift: Itunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, BeatsMusic, Apple Music, Spotify, etc.. Everywhere music is streamed.