Posts Tagged ‘gotham green’

Gotham Green – DJBooth.net Exclusive Interview

February 21, 2012

From DJBooth.net:

Whether you’re an aspiring artist or simply a daydreamer, you’ve likely fantasized about what it would be like to leave your nine-to-five grind behind and try your luck in the music game. But what is the life of an artist on the come-up really like? To answer that very question, we have launched a new, DJBooth-exclusive interview series titled Quit Your Day Job, in which a variety of emerging artists will offer their real, true-to-life insights into the independent grind.

On hiatus since late 2011, the series recommences with an exclusive look at Gotham Green, the New York rhymesayer who teamed up with Inglewood’s El Prez to bring us collaborative EP Inhale. When he’s not working his nine-to-five gig in the real estate industry, the Super Mart Produce/Won’t Make It Music emcee is in the studio with production partner Quickie Mart, cooking up the fourth installment of his Haze Diaries mixtape series. In addition, he is beginning work on a new solo LP entitled Child Of An Immigrant, tentatively set for release in November.

In the exclusive interview below, Gotham Green discusses the absurdity of “pay to play” schemes, why he’ll never walk away from real estate entirely, and why networking skills often trump talent in the music game.

What is your current day job?

Currently I work for a commercial real estate firm specializing in purchasing old industrial and/or manufacturing facilities and converting them into creative office spaces for everyone from tech companies to food entrepreneurs. A big focus in the company is making available our properties for production companies to use to shoot television shows, films (both independent and major), music videos, commercials, etc. I run most of the day to day operations for the production side of the company.

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FULL INTERVIEW

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Gotham Green & El Prez – Inhale

April 29, 2011

gg linked up with el prez for a free ep presented by ashleyoutrageous and djbooth.net dropping on may 5th. here is the first single and title track.

gotham green el prez inhale

click the link to download:

INHALE

Gotham Green Will Be @ SXSW

March 13, 2011

GG will be in Austin for the 2011 South By Southwest Music Festival. as of now he will be performing at 5 shows, but is sure to be popping up on other stages….

if you’re in Austin this week be sure to check out Gotham Green.

gotham green sxsw

Gotham Green – Been Doin’ It ft. Jackie Tohn – Music Video

November 14, 2010

here goes the video for DJ Hush produced track Been Doin’ It ft. Jackie Tohn off HDv3. video directed by J6, produced by Jay Tauzin.

enjoy:

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart – Malk & Green ft. Malkovich Music Video

October 16, 2010

visuals to Malk & Green off HDv3 directed by J6, produced by Jay Tauzin.

enjoy:

Gotham Green Interview w/ HipHopGame.com

October 11, 2010

Gotham speaks with hiphopgame.com about the haze diaries series, giving away music for free, smoking contests, labels, and the future.

HIPHOPGAME INTERVIEW

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart – Game Change ft. Planet Asia

October 8, 2010

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart come through with another dope visual from HDv3, this time its for Game Change ft. Planet Asia.

enjoy:

Gotham Green Interview In Acclaim Magazine (Australia)

September 1, 2010

Gotham Green talks to Acclaim Magazine about everything from music to smoking to women.

Click Here To Read Interview

Dirty Filthy Liar Official Video

August 22, 2010

Here goes the official video for dirty filthy liar ft. jes hudak off haze diaries vol. 3

enjoy:

Gotham Green & Quickie Mart Live @ SOBs

August 13, 2010

gotham green & quickie mart with special guest jes hudak performed live at SOBs in NYC for the freddie gibbs str8killa release party on aug. 3rd. also on the bill were black milk, push montana and lep bogus boys.

here is some live footage of green & marts set…