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Rapper Macatizm Tells Us About His Influences and Upcoming Projects

Renowned rapper Macatizm was born in New Jersey, raised in Minneapolis and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In an exclusive interview with Pop Cultr, Macatizm shared insights into his life, inspirations, and creative process. He discovered his passion for singing, finding his voice in the church choir. During his high school years, Macatizm began displaying his musical expertise in talent shows, earning the nickname “Snoop Dogg” from classmates who admired his ability to skillfully reproduce and play around with the rap icon’s lines.

Growing up in a supportive setting, Macatizm’s classmates noticed his talent and pushed him to pursue his musical dreams. His journey in the rap world reflects a genuine process of self-discovery and determination.

As Macatizm told, he draws inspiration from his mother, Sharon Richmond, a talented singer, and his brother, Cornelius Richmond (C-Baby), a renowned songwriter and artist. Their creative influence has played a pivotal role in shaping Macatizm’s artistic identity. Macatizm’s impactful discography includes hits like “Who Got Them Pies,” “At the Same Time,” and “Pole Pro.” Additionally, his involvement in the “Country City Life” album by C-Baby showcases his skills as an executive producer. Macatizm let us in on his songwriting approach – he starts by laying down the hook, shaping the overall feel, and then adds in the verses to complete the track.

The rapper cites legendary figures such as Snoop Dogg, Master P, Lil Wayne, Wu-Tang Clan, LL Cool J, 50 Cent, Biggie Smalls, Tupac, and Run DMC as sources of inspiration, particularly drawn to Snoop Dogg’s smooth bars. In an interview, Macatizm hinted at an upcoming track titled “Blowing Up,” creating anticipation for what promises to be another noteworthy addition to his catalog. When asked about changing up his style, Macatizm simply emphasized his commitment to growing and getting better at what he does.

Outside of his music career, Macatizm shared his venture into entrepreneurship with the launch of an Ebook titled “Chef Courtney’s Legendary Homemade Barbecue Sauce.”

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