Trete Lo is an artist, filmmaker & author

Trete Lo is an artist, filmmaker & author

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      I invent my music! I've been down with rap music as long as I can remember hearing it! I've always believed hip hop should be original. As music today becomes more complex, I find myself constantly searching for new inspiration to create what has never been heard of before. I will forever think of each of my hip hop songs as an invention. I firmly view rap music as each artist's invention. I grew up in the era of N.W.A, Ghetto Boys, Crucial Conflict, Bone Thugs and Harmony, Tupac and Biggie. We always thought if an artist had a lyrical style, then you had to possess your own style as well.

  Overall, new generation artists have not been that inventive . Instead, a bashful approach has been taken rather than their admittance of using old school lyricists repeatedly. I still commend them on moving the culture in some direction. I will admit that some of them have pushed the bar too far but I can't help but wonder if I'm just too hard on them because I was raised around great lyricists. Groups like UGK, 8Ball & MJG spoke wisdom to me, face to face, so I have certain standards I must uphold. Anyway, I feel it's best to let them carry on as they please and I'll provide whatever I feel is missing from the game. They shouldn't have a problem with my originality as I seek to not only influence and motivate my peers but to expand the minds of the new hip hop generation. Below is my latest original track. More can be found on Youtube. Subscribe by clicking the button to continue to enjoy my inventions. Thanks for visiting my website.

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