J Smo of BUNKS


Music is life and life is music. Father of 3, Emcee/Producer/Songwriter - BUNKSperience.com. Writer for Indie Music Discovery.com. CMO of ULsounds.com







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Freedom, release, connection, and it connects me with people from all over the world who are on the same frequency as I am.

What is your music dream?

To self sustain and stay connected with all my fans, friends and supporters that I have met through music.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

Helping people realize they can only change the world by first and foremost changing and learning to love themselves.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Warren G - Regulate

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Outkast, Nas, Big Lo, Brother Octopus, Oddisee, a lot more but I'll stop for now.

What inspires you to make music?

Life experiences and those who are always asking when new music is coming or when will I be back on tour through their city.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Positivity, motivation, inspiration as well as sharing knowledge, or at the least, get people thinking more critically about the world we live in.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?


How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

Too much information coming at us too fast and it never stops. You have to find a way to break through the clutter in order to connect a tribe of people who want to support your craft.

What do you think of Drooble?

Great platform building a great community.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Keeping up with technology and the rapid evolution it evokes.

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

I try to. It is hard to get out to live shows but I try and support as much as I can online and through buying merch.

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

An entrepreneurial spirit and a business mind.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Big Lo, Muenster, Mr. P Chill, Cleen, Mr. Hooper, 60 East, That Kid Raja, DJ Loot, Max Bundles