Aerias: The Emcee

Aerias the emcee

Chicago Hustles Journal has been seeking to meet up with Aerias The Emcee for the reason that his efficiency with Dwele, and after seeing Aerias The Emcee  carried out with Slum Village on the double door it was once obvious he had a ton of ardour in the back of his efficiency.  Chicago Hustles at last caught up with Arias the Emcee to speak about his concepts on ardour, tune and hustle.


What up Aerias, inform the readers and future enthusiasts the way you began emceeing/making song and why you like the artwork.
– Oh man, that is an extended story haha. I will preserve it temporary although lol. Tune got here from dad who was once in a salsa band so I at all times got here to the practices and chilled & listened. It used to be a perfect dope expertise.

Emceeing began within the metropolis. I was once born and raised in Chicago & rap used to be a tremendous factor. Fight rapping primarily. Cats would rap at lunch or on the playground however they had been imply as Hell to one another haha. Sooner or later my homies & I began rapping at events and for women then after I became 14, it received actual once I obtained entered into my 1st emcee struggle, beat 5 guys & received $one hundred. Which is after I knew I discovered my area of interest. I delivered ardour, objective & technique and BAM…..AERIAS.

At what level did the stage title Aerias come into existence and what’s its that means?

2 issues: My boy Phu, an previous bboy from Junkwartz bboy crew informed me my ultimate title was once “Unhealthy as Hell” and I will have to go by using that. My outdated title used to be “Caricature”. Later I attempted designing it and the best way its spelled changed into a drunken play off my final title ha-ha. The “e” used to be purported to be a three however I used to be mildly inebriated to assert the final and used to be drawing the “three” the wrong way up at round three-4am after I acquired dwelling. Once I aroused from sleep & grew to become the web page the proper approach, the three seemed like an “e”. Yeah. Lol.

It takes a variety of ardour to get on a stage in entrance of a whole lot of unknown faces anticipating to be delighted. How do you way each and every express/efficiency? What’s education like for the unknowing performer?

I am a pure performer. I am a showman. I will do anything else it takes to get a upward thrust out of individuals on stage. I manner like this, any individual has a tough day, lengthy day, demanding week and so forth and many others they usually pay $5-$20 + to return see you. So I put myself of their sneakers and inform myself, “Yo, what would YOU wish to see/hear for those who paid $20 to return see your self???? MAKE IT COUNT! Take the $20 they’d pay & make them really feel like you might be value MORE!” The way in which I see it, individuals want an get away. Folks flip to artists for proposal & steering now. The reside song venue is now a sanctuary. It can be grow to be a church! TAKE THEM TO CHURCH!!!! TEACH THEM, ENTERTAIN THEM, FEEL THEM, BE THEM, SAVE THEM AND….ENTERTAIN THEM!!! (Sure, I supposed to claim that twice)


Practise is ridiculous to me. I’m going over the songs OVER & OVER until I hate them. Then I do them MORE until I examine to LOVE THEM AGAIN!!! Bro…the are living efficiency is what will get you up shut in non-public. It can be the time you get to spend together with your enthusiasts or possible enthusiasts. If you wish to contact their hearts and souls in that second of their Existence, LEARN HOW TO ACCES THE HEART THROUGH PASSION IN ACTION!!! Sweat, get bruises, lose your voice, fail to remember the phrases, yell on the prime of your lungs and all that BEFORE the exhibit so while you get TO the exhibit and PERFORM…no longer handiest will you supply folks Hope in tune & Hip Hop….folks won’t ever really feel nearer to you and boy will they hunt you down for extra…

Just lately you carried out with Dwele, Slum Village & Travis Porter in Cali. How does it really feel to peer ardour & choice get you alongside such large artist and what do you intend to unleash to those new listeners ears?

Oh my God. The sensation is unparalleled. I imply, I achieve this a lot by myself. A number of individuals have groups and I envy them. It can be so superior to have a group of 5-10 individuals. I’ve like 2 lol. SO when one of these small operation lands any such large factor, I believe like its supposed to be. I think like God is on my facet. Granted my function for looking to make it philanthropic and nearly Holy in nature, it is nonetheless so excellent to look what a couple of sharp minds and fiery hearts can do. Does it get hectic & arduous? Sure. However did my mom lift a quitter? NO. I see folks get discouraged from their desires each day. I do know what which is like. With the intention to see exhausting work begin paying off is viral. As soon as one house will get a hit….all areas of your Lifestyles begin to develop as smartly.

As for what I plan to unleash, I simply need to unleash me. I simply wish to provide my all. Share my struggles, my Hope, my humor, my Religion and all that. Lead to the perfect bridge is feeling and the very best give a boost to for that bridge is artwork. I simply wish to be the target audience and the target market to be me. In the event that they discover a piece of themselves in me? Then my job as an artist will get accomplished. On a non metaphysical observe……I plan to kill the stage, break store and make DAMN SURE L.A. is aware of that Chicago is within the constructing ha-ha.

Lately now we have viewed the submergence of the Aria Motion are you able to inform the readers what to anticipate someday from the Aria motion?

Ahhh! Aria Motion. We plan to do much more presentations EVERYWHERE. Within the quick time we’ve got been round, we have now became quite a few heads……QUICK. I say that within the experience that we have now had various expertise on the tune scene and we plan every transfer moderately.
Are expecting plenty of new media, options, thrilling presentations and extra. It is a motion and oh boy is it shifting.

As an area Chicago musician what do you’re feeling may assist or has hindered the song scene as of late?

So far as what might lend a hand, assist might all the time assist lol. You see, Chicago is small, do not get it twisted. The group of rappers, studios & producers is not giant in any respect. I roughly really feel like there must be extra express promoters. Or, if artists simply hustled tougher for themselves. I hear a variety of artists bitch about no longer getting shine, or “simplest wack rappers make it” and many others and many others. Seem to be, Chicago is the town of “do it your self” and sooner or later, individuals who have “accomplished it themselves” for some time in the end work collectively. You wish to have shine? Work your rattling ass off by yourself. THEN folks will need to fuck with you artistically. Should not have a group? Be your personal workforce and a crew will sooner or later come to you. The shit out right here is like authentic Love. You need real love? You bought to like your self first. It can be authentic. If you happen to do not work laborious to worth your personal shit, wager what….NO ONE ELSE IS GONNA VALUE IT!!! Certain, a wack rapper or two may to find the appropriate sponsor and blow up. WHO CARES?!?! Concern about your OWN SHIT!!!! That is what’s each helped and hindered the song scene right here: INDIVIDUAL DRIVE OR LACK THEREOF!

Chicago makes its artist work arduous for appreciate, so what do you need to say to YOUR metropolis?

I LOVE YOU FOR IT. That is NOT the town of haters, it’s the metropolis of surplus. There is a lot of the whole lot right here so it doesn’t matter what you need to do, there is 928465923465956 cats doing THE SAME SHIT. So how do you stand out? WORK HARD, BE YOU, BE TRUE AND GO ALL OUT! If Chicago did not have so many individuals doing the identical factor, it would not be Chicago. It is a coaching floor. A gravel pit. A pregnant shark stomach. (Appear it up and you’ll be able to see what I imply). When you are right here, in Chicago. You, my pal, are prepared for the fucking WORLD.

From the appear on the flyer you’re about to deliver the ache. When & the place can Chicago check up on the Aerias & the Aria Motion prior to your shuttle to Cali to rock the stage alongside Travis Porter?

MAY 26TH AT SUBTERRANEAN FOR MIC FEST four! I’m going to be rocking with a bunch of dope acts that night time! Man, if ever you wish to have to get to understand me…I ask, please come to an Aerias reside exhibit. I’m going to introduce myself, drink with you, freestyle, speak, kick back and fully entertain you. As an artist, I think it will have to be my job to cater to and entertain the target market. The target market is portal. Come test me. I is not going to disappoint you! Promise!

We consider in instructing the readers when that you can think of, what knowledge are you able to phase to future emcees/musicians on the identical route?

Learn about the era of rappers/emcees sooner than you. What drove them? What ended that generation? Are these rappers/emcees nonetheless round? What was once the target market in search of on the time and the way has that modified? How will you fuse and emulate the eras prior to you with who you are actually?
Do your analysis, learn about the tradition, analysis your metropolis. Rap continues to be an artwork and artwork types have observe ways. PRACTICE. EMULATE. EVOLVE and INNOVATE. THEN….you may transform a legend.

Hustles approach so many issues to so many individuals. What or how do you as an artist outline the time period HUSTLE?

One day or some other, you might be by yourself. You HAVE to do all of it someday. Do not bitch about it, BE ABOUT IT. Remember the fact that this Lifestyles is a call. HUSTLE manner figuring out that you might be accountable for just about the whole lot if no longer the whole thing. Be concerned and evolve. Its creative Darwinism. Survival of the passionate.
Shoutout to for achieving out to me. I am so grateful I used to be a option to quilt. To Aria Motion, Chicago Tribe, Windy Metropolis Underground, NBRHD, The Jungle, Gowhere HipHop, Classick Studios, Vince Nantes and Tapez. I might go on eternally although. wish to thank Aerias & the Aria Motion for taking trip to talk with us.

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