Spotlight Interview: Corey Kushington

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Corey Kushington is an up and coming hip hop artist who isn’t afraid to dab into other genres such as R&B, dubstep and electric. The self-proclaimed Hood Hippie artist hails from Syracuse, NY, but now resides in Nashville, TN. With both states having influences on his sound and music, it is safe to say that Corey Kushington is doing things his own way.
I got a chance to chat with Corey about his upcoming music, the accomplishments of his single, “Like Me,” and what he has planned for the rest of the year. Check it out below.
Tell us about yourself and your music?
Corey Kushington: A 23 year old Hip-Hop/Pop artist. Born in Syracuse NY, currently live in Nashville TN. I always try to make positive music with a true meaning and purpose.
How would you describe your sound?
Corey Kushington: Upbeat, positive, versatile and fun.
Talk about the experience making your single?
Corey Kushington: Making my single “Like Me” was an amazing experience! I got to goto beautiful south beach, drive a Porsche Panamera around with 2 gorgeous women all day shooting a dope video.
What are you currently working on? Any new projects? Shows?
Corey Kushington: My “Hood Hippie” EP just dropped on June 10th. I’m currently working on volume 2 which will have more electric and dubstep sounds incorporated.
What has been your biggest highlight in your music career this far?
Corey Kushington: I’d say my biggest highlight would be getting over 200,000 views on my “Like Me” in the first month.

Name your ideal collaboration: mainstream or independent artist(s)?
Corey Kushington: My ideal artist to collab with would have to be Chris Brown. I’d love to have him on a track singing the hook.
Name something random that people do not know about you?
Corey Kushington: Almost everything I eat is organic.
What’s one thing you have learned or discovered while being in the indie music scene/industry?
Corey Kushington: You gotta continuously work non-stop if you want to even have the slightest chance of making it.
What can we expect from you in the future?
Corey Kushington: Big records.
Anything else you would like to share with our readers?
Corey Kushington: We have a lot of different projects going on over her at MMK Entertainment and Publishing and as the VP id like to share one of the most important projects with you. The MMK studio will be opening August 1st in Nashville!!!

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