JA: Give us some background info as to who you are.
LCC: My name is Chris Peterson but I go by the stage name Lil’ C. Corleone. I am a rapper from the small town of Smthfield, North Carolina. I make music based on my life and real life experiences.
JA: What is the significance of your stage name?
LCC: My stage name comes from Michael Corleone, the lead character of The Godfather movie. I’ve always had a boss like mentality so what better person to relate to than the son of the God Father?
JA: Who is your target market?
LCC: My target market is women, and anyone between the ages of 14-40.
JA: What is your USP? (Unique Selling Proposition) and what sets you apart from other artists?
LCC: My unique selling proposition is that I make strongly engage with my fans and include them in the process. Join my mailing list or listen to my music for free and I promise you’ll be looking to buy my future material when it’s available for sale.
JA: What single or project are you currently pushing?
LCC: I am currently pushing my single “Tisa” and my most recent mixtape “So Far Faded.”
JA: What is the philosophy by which you live by?
LCC: My philosophy is stack your money, mind your own business, and stay out of your feelings.
JA: Which artists have inspired you?
LCC: My musical inspirations include Drake, Bone Thugs N Harmony, and Eminem
JA: What is your opinion of the current state of the music industry and If you can change one thing about the music industry what would it be and why?
LCC: I definitely think you have to be more hands on in your own success these days. If I could change one thing I would bring back artist development to labels.
JA: Are there any singers that you would like to collaborate with in the future?
LCC: Yes, I would love to work with The Weeknd, PartyNextDoor, Justin Bieber, and Rihanna.
JA: What is your favorite movie and favorite book?
LCC: The God Father & The 48 Laws of Power.
JA: What is your favorite part of your live show? How has it evolved?
LCC: My favorite part of my live shows is engaging with the crowd. It’s evolved from me not giving eye contact to me giving eye contact and being more animated with my movements or mannerisms.
JA: What is your EP or Album going to be like?
LCC: It’s going to be an experience; you’ll hear melodies, different rhythms, different concepts, and lyrical content, every song will paint a vivid picture of my life and realistic experiences I’ve had.
JA: Any final words for the people.
LCC: I’m next, I’m now, and I’m the future. Look out for me and join the movement.