Xirix Bickham


I am Xirix. I grew up in East Oakland, California







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

Music is what feelings sound like!

What is your music dream?

I want to meet Prince ?and perform for him

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

I can change the world, and I will start with myself.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Mariah Carey- Can't Take that Away

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Lil Wayne, Lupe Fiasco, Dizzy Wright, Mozzy, Mariah Carey, Prince, Tupac.

What inspires you to make music?

I feel like it gives my life meaning, It is also the best way to express myself.

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

We are all here having a shared experience. We are all human.

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

I feel liberated and I feel vulnerable, but in a good way

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

I think authenticity is needed, especially in Hip Hop. Some people don't rap for the love of it, and it shows.

What do you think of Drooble?

Im still getting to know Drooble!

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Writers' Block.

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

Going to Local events and supporting local artist! OAKLAND BABYYYY!

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

Persistance, determination, patience and a positive mindset

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