IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW-PRIME AIRA-CALIFORNIA’S UPRISING STAR!
Oct 2011 26

IAA: What city and state are you from?

PRIME AIRA: I’m from Del Paso Heights, a neighborhood in North Sacramento, CA.

IAA: What is your music background?

PRIME AIRA: I’ve been writing music since I was 11 years old. In high school, I was a member of a group called, “B.A.R.S.”. The group was made up of a talented rappers and a dope producer. Eventually the group split, and we all went our separate ways.

IAA: Why do you want to record and release your own music?

PRIME AIRA: I feel as though I have something special. I believe my music is great. I know that if I was to get some buzz, i’ll turn into something major. Sacramento doesn’t have a lot of artists who have major influence in the rap game. It’s time for a change.

IAA: What are your songs about?

PRIME AIRA: My songs are about the things I’ve seen throughout my 19 years. My topics range from stories about struggling, losing loved ones, college life, and experiencing life as a young man.

IAA: Who is your fan base directed towards?

PRIME AIRA: My fan base is merely directed towards anyone and everyone who gives me a chance. People tend to ignore up-and-coming artists. Therefore, I’m grateful to any individual who listens to my music.

IAA: Who are your musical influences?

PRIME AIRA: I have a plethora of musical influences such as, Kanye West, Nas, Mac Dre, Biggie, Pac, Black Star, Fugees, and more. These artists found their own particular niche in the rap game and made it revolutionary. I am determine to do the same.

IAA: How would you describe your music to people ?

PRIME AIRA: My music is authentic, passionate, exciting, witty, and full of truth.

IAA: What makes you stand out from other artist ?

PRIME AIRA: What makes me stand out from other artists is my grind. I am a full time college student on top of my music. Also, I have little to no equipment. Despite the lack of time, equipment, and media, I still make music that people can connect with and build from. This sets me apart from the rest. I work extremely hard.

IAA: What are some upcoming projects you are currently working on?

PRIME AIRA: I just dropped a mix tape called Blue Dreams earlier in October. I’m currently doing collaborations with other local artists in my hometown as well as in my college town. The work never ends. I hope to drop another mix tape by Spring 2012.

IAA:What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

PRIME AIRA: In ten years, I see myself as a very influential artist in the hip-hop industry, part of a major label. I see myself owning businesses, spreading knowledge, and giving back wherever I can.

IAA: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

PRIME AIRA: Download my mix tape Blue Dreams from datpiff.com. It has yet to disappoint, so I can guarantee you’ll love it. Follow me on twitter @PrhymeAira and like my music page on Facebook under Prime Aira. Shoot me messages, comment, tweet me, show me love, criticize, I love it all.

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29 Comments

  1. La'Vonnda Haynes says:

    You definitely are different than what we are used to reading about. I liked the part about even though you don’t have the resources, you’re still doing what you love. College and still grinding. Much respect.

  2. Anonymous says:

    i see you bra-keep doin yo thang and stay focussed.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I respect that you’re still focused enough to obtain a college education, but still following your dream! Keep it up!!!

  4. jeremiah says:

    Blue dream is the dopest

  5. ZaneeB says:

    Your music is really passionate and full of truth for real though. Keep doing what you do homie

  6. Anonymous says:

    You are amazing and talented! You are considered a role model for a lot of young kids… Keep following your dreams and strive to success, I know you’ll make it Airamus! Keep your head up and heart strong and in no time, you’ll be right where you wanna be. *;) this man deserves every opportunity that is given to him. ♥

  7. Darrell Jackson says:

    Man more people need to hear you I’m tired of hearing damn near every rapped saying that they trapped and sold hella drugs to look hard. They need to hear the truth and this is the dude to do it. #realtalk

  8. Big Dole says:

    you already know you the only person like you from Sacramento that’s doing it you’ll get there just be patient.

  9. Anonymous says:

    We need more people with your determination. Good luck

  10. Lucianna Hargis says:

    You are a truly talented young man with many things to look forward to in your life. I really admire you for following your dreams while making sure that you have something to fallback on. Much faith and love to you.

  11. Anonymous says:

    The mixtape is raw family. Can’t wait for the next project.

  12. LaWand Wesley says:

    Cousin I am so proud of you. You are very introspective which shows your self reflective and prepared for the best of what life has to offer.

  13. osahon says:

    A great talent. He’s definitely headed for big things

  14. JJ Lockett says:

    I know you gonna make it BIG cousin, im always behind you bruh

  15. Naena Graves says:

    I’m so proud of you & your growth! Every track lets me hear that you are maturing after every track & I love it! Can`t wait for an EP

  16. Skitz Macn says:

    I love you lil bro keep it real on the intelligent level no one listens to that jake ish ha stay up call me whenever

  17. Anonymous says:

    We ain’t broke up, erybody just branchin out. Who says we can’t get back together. Blue Dream, Cop that.

  18. WOHteamStarCommandHOE says:

    ‘Saw 36 dimes had to hit a 360’ -Prime-

  19. Anonymous says:

    Blue Dream killin’ and headin’ to the ceilin’

  20. Fizzle says:

    “she thick from the right angle, 3,4, cinco” – Prime… haha..props to you bro..i’m feeling this

  21. Anonymous says:

    intellectual flow, really tho

  22. Anonymous says:

    “Retarded flow but it’s so full of knowledge.” Exactly.

  23. Anonymous says:

    Why you haven’t been signed or looked at more with how talented you are, I don’t know, but you fasho have proved to everyone that you go it. You almost there though.

  24. Anonymous says:

    So much talent. And so much drive. A true artist. Keep it up, you’ll go far.

  25. Anonymous says:

    My roommate listens to your music all the time, and I like what I hear! Stay motivated! =)

  26. Anonymous says:

    I got the chance to see you perform live during our S.T.E.P talent show. I thought that not only was your song good, it was real. Your stage presence also astounded me and made me hope that you will make it big some day. Good luck man!

  27. Anonymous says:

    Blue dream is a master piece especially with me being from Del Paso I can say that Sacramento needs to hear it,. Im lookin to hear more of your music, much love.

  28. Jamila says:

    So happy you’re doing great things. Your music has been an inspiration to many (including me). I can’t wait to see the places you’ll go. Keep up the good work!

  29. Anonymous says:

    Now as we proceed. . .

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