This month we check out Fayettenam collective ready to destroy the lines between the mainstream an underground lets checkout LSP…………

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Mistajay: What is the story and conception behind your collective name?

L.S.P.:Liqua Sto Productionz (a.k.a. LSP) is acutally a group of artists and musicians. The name represents a potent variety of style and content within our music. They call me 190Proof because my lyrics are potent like pure grain alcohol.

Mistajay: What area are you reppin?

L.S.P.:We are based out of Fayetteville, NC. 9-1-0, tha 2-6 representin!!

Mistajay: What are your influences of your music? And what inspires you?

L.S.P.:Our major influences come from artists that thrived throughout the 90s and the early part of the new millennium.  The passion for music itself is what influences and inspires us. We’re not trying to sound like anyone else.  Many artists think that being a rapper means you have to be notorious.  They think they gotta be like “Jesse James” to be an artist.   You just gotta keep it real, ya know? “Keepin it real” starts by keepin it real with yourself.  An old friend of mine used to always say, “If you can’t keep it real with yourself, who CAN you keep it real with?”

Mistajay: How do you describe your style?

L.S.P.:Our styles range from chill to aggressive.  That’s what is so great about us.  We don’t want to limit ourselves, by becoming “categorized.”

Mistajay: You have intentions of collapsing the boundaries between mainstream and underground music can you go into more detail on how you intend to make that happen?

L.S.P.:Great question!  We feel that mainstream media has brainwashed the masses into conforming to materialism within music.  Simply put, the raw essence of underground music has been lost over the past few years.  We plan to show the world that poetry in music still exists….  that there is more to life than talking about your possessions…  that true skill doesn’t come from imitating other artists.

Mistajay: What is your best song recorded to date and why?

L.S.P.:I hate to pick and choose, but I gotta say “Good As New” by my homeboy A.K. Kalcutta.  The song is so full of darkness, yet, there’s an underlying essence that yearns for the light.  I feel like many people who have struggled to improve their circumstances can relate to its message.

Mistajay: You have played with the following artists:

The Specialists, DOC VERBZ, B.Nice, Burrell, DJ Manifest, mike cox, Pytch Blaq, and Jey Davis. If you could share the stage with any other 3 artists or bands who are still around and touring, who would they be and why?

L.S.P.:Wow…. I gotta admit, I would love to perform with so many different artists.  But, I could imagine us doing shows with groups like The Roots… or  Outkast…. or Cypress Hill.

Mistajay: 9th wonder recently had a write up about Hip Hop in NC and one of the main points where that the competition was outside the state and not within, basically saying that we need to support are own as artists and develop your brand.  What are your thoughts about this as well as your own advice for indy artists and fans alike?

L.S.P.:I think I can honestly say that NC hip hop is quite underrated.  I’ve heard so much talent come out of here that it almost saddens me that we don’t get as much recognition as we should in the mainstream.  In fact, that is one of the things that drives me to push LSP.  As for competition?  I think competition is for the streets.  I don’t see a real place for it in the music industry, unless you own a record label.  The most important advice I can give to artists is to write.  Write about anything, just write.  Freestylin is cool, but if you wanna give something to your fans to keep forever…. write.  My advice to fans….  if you REALLY like an artist, share their music with the WORLD.  Help new artists get discovered by giving their music to DJs everywhere.

Mistajay: Where do you see the hip hop going in 2013? How do you see yourself fitting into


L.S.P.:I believe hip hop will continue to thrive and merge with other genres.  LSP is always open to new ideas and welcomes that kind of collaboration.  In fact, we’ve been talking about finding musicians to play live for us at certain venues.  It would be great to have fans of different genres listening to our music combined with their music.

Mistajay: What are your future plans?

L.S.P.:My plans are to eventually form a record label in Fayetteville.  Then I would like to branch out nationally and internationally, picking up artists from all over the world.

Mistajay: Any last thoughts?

L.S.P.:Yeah, I just wanna thank god for blessing us with music.  Imagine a world with no music…. Can you?

Mistajay: Where can fans follow you and get your music?

L.S.P.:Check us out on Reverbnation: or email me at


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