We were extremely fortunate enough to talk ish with Chicago’s very own…Shawnna!!! Shawnna is no stranger in the music industry at all especially when she had the world saying, “Gettin Some” and even saying “Damn.” Let’s get a little more personal and find out what’s next for Shawnna…
3 Voices: You’re father is the legendary Buddy Guy. What was it like growing up with him as a father?
Shawnna: It was an honor watching my father as a child. I really didn’t understand his impact on music until I got older.
3 Voices: Yes, we are very familiar with Mr. Buddy Guy’s music. You are perhaps best known for your work with Ludacris & DTP. What was that like? Will there be any new things in store with DTP?
Shawnna: Wow, DTP. It was like a movie! From the music we were able to do to the success of DTP. It was life changing. I have nothing but love for everyone over there at DTP.
3 Voices: Shouts out to Luda and the whole DTP. How did you get started? Who were some of your music influences?
Shawnna: I started rapping with Infamous Syndicate a female group in Chicago. My influences were a lot of the old school rappers of my gender.
3 Voices: You have worked with a few up and comers rap artist from Chicago such as Chella H, Katie Got Bandz and so many others. How important it is for you to help fellow rap artists, especially female rap artists, from your own city develop a successful rap career?
Shawnna: Chella & Katie are like my sisters. Well I look for more unity among us women in Hip-hop. There is not a lot of that going on nowadays. But the male artist collabo all the time we need more of that.
3 Voices: Shout out to Chella H and Katie Got Bandz. You recently released a new song, Tuesday. What has inspired your new music & what can fans expect?
Shawnna: Singles Singles Singles! Everything you hear on the radio is a great single. So that what inspired me on Tuesday. I can say the first real radio single in a while that I am proud of for the fans. S/O Yung berg on the track!!!
3 Voices: How can the people reach out to Shawnna on social media sites, (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and etc.)?
Shawnna: Twitter; @shawnnamusic IG; Shawnnamusic FB; Shawnna Guy and my Fan Page.
And there you have it people! You heard it all from Shawnna herself! Make sure you purchase her new single “Tuesday” on itunes September 24th. Keep us posted on any new projects you have coming out! And thank you for talking ish.
Here’s a little throwback of Shawnna with our previously featured rap artist Chella H repping Chicago, “ChiCity.”