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Life & Work with Chuckthespittah of North East

Today we’d like to introduce you to Chuckthespittah .

Hi Chuck, thanks for joining us today. We’d love for you to start by introducing yourself and telling us what you had to overcome during your journey as an artist.
Hey guys, I’m Charles, aka ChuckTheSpittah. It was A lot I had to overcome to get to this beautiful current situation, so let me start with that. I started this journey at 13 years old, 7th grade to be exact. My best friend, now a photographer at digital factory Kevin Bua, challenged me to write a rap at the time. My only reference to good music and songwriting was Tyler The Creator, so I took the challenge, wrote a bad and probably unbearable rap overnight, and returned with my finished product. My writing wasn’t the most mature at the time, but Kevin saw the potential. They told me to “Keep Going.”

Now I have this new undiscovered skill, and I want to do anything I can to share it with the world. I’m stealing my big sister’s Ipad to use the record feature to hear my raps back because I just loved to hear myself rapping. I discovered what SoundCloud was from my brother CJ and started uploading recordings there. It was funny because I only had a tablet to rap on, so the quality was so bad, and I was trying to “promote” my music to everyone in the school. I got hit with so much bullying and hated they told me, “it’s not for you” or “you suck but watch how I do it better than you,” like petty things of that nature and to this day. I am beyond grateful for my resiliency and confidence because going through those hardships during all my years of school would discourage anybody else who didn’t want it bad enough, I believe.

So now I’m 22, have been under Equity Distribution since 2020, and I just dropped my latest album, “my GOD.” Without my friends’ support and constant drive to succeed, I would not be here.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey has been smooth?
Not a smooth road. I had to deal with hate and non-believers, I Had zero support from my family, but I always felt that if I had the luxury of all of those things, I wouldn’t be the type of artist I am today. So it was struggling not being able to be loud about something I was deeply passionate about, but again I have to pat my back for staying focused and understanding this is my life, and I have to unfold it the way I want to see it.

Thanks for sharing that. So, maybe next you can tell us a bit more about your work?
I’m a songwriter/recording artist. I specialize in creating an image with my words and displaying the raw emotions you would like to feel when hearing someone detail their bad situations or just life in general, And that’s pretty much what I’m known for. I think I’m known for my energy if I’m being honest. This tall black guy with pure energy can hold your attention either through your speakers or live performance. I would say I’m deeply proud of my progress throughout the years. Every year, I unlock a new superpower to keep me wanting more and more out of the art form, and I feel so lucky to feel that.

My true love and interest in the rap/songwriting art form set me apart from others. Not many people my age do homework anymore, Meaning they don’t work on being a better version of themselves a year from now. They don’t understand longevity; they see a dollar sign and comfortability, and although that may work for them, I never want to be comfortable. I’ll always want more and more out of this industry, which sets me apart.

Have you learned any interesting or important lessons due to the Covid-19 Crisis?
I learned that we as humans really could say f*ck life rules and stay home. Like I was home all day with my cousin Pyrex, we just woke up, brushed our teeth, made breakfast, and played Call Of Duty. Nothing matters, money is fake, and we live by rules made by people in the 1400s. If we humans just stopped coming out of the house, we could expose the world. I also realized losing weight is very easy. I was 350 in July of 2020 and got all the way down to 220 by November of that year. I’m being so real, like losing weight is not as hard as people make it. People make the journey seem undoable just so other people stay fat and eat and stuff, but all you have to do is lock in fr.

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Kevin Bua Savannah Kent

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1 Comment

  1. dmndstr.

    August 12, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    go bump that my GOD. fr!

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