Bio: Bricxx (Leonard Brickhouse) was born October 10, 1991 and has been rapping since the age of nine. As a kid, Bricxx father came in and out of his life and hardly was ever there when he was needed. Built up aggression and struggle at a young age influenced bricxx to pick up the pen and pad and start his journey. Born and raised in Virginia Beach, VA he lived in low income housing with his mother, four sisters, and one brother. Bricxx says, "I wanna tell my story, what i been through, what i've seen, and at the end of the day be able to say i never changed."
1) How old were you when you first decided you wanted to do music?
Bricxx: When i was nine years old i was at a point in my life where my father was in and out of my life at periods of time, that and growing up in section 8 housing were my two main influences on getting me started
2) Who would you say inspires you the most as an artist?
Bricxx: As of now i would say that Meek Mill would be the most inspiring artist to me. He is proof that anyone from the streets can overcome obstacles with a dream and a nonstop grind.
3) Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
Bricxx: In five years i honestly see myself somewhere on the music scene whether its behind the scenes writing songs for others or an independent artist.
4) What artist would you like to collaborate with?
Bricxx: A artist I would like to colab with is Ace Hood. I admire the way he displays his love for what he does in his work with his lyrics and presence on a beat.
5) What would you say is your biggest accomplishments?
Bricxx: My biggest accomplishments i would say are my five mixtapes i have released, some would say they are milestones but a lot of artist cant complete one well put together mixtape.
6) What is the biggest thing in your life that you regret and wish you could change?
Bricxx: I have no regrets about anything that I've done in the past because its made me who i am today. I've accepted my mistakes as lessons and continue to push until I have what i have been diligently working for.
7) What is 1 thing that you want fans to always remember you by?
Bricxx: I would like my fans to remember me for my versatility, humbleness, and work ethic. I believe hard work beats talent everyday of the week.
8) Have you been given any advice that’s stuck? What type of Advice can you give for up and coming artist?
Bricxx: The best advice I ever received from someone is to make the music I want to make. Suggestions are always good but your best music will come from what's going on in your life at that point in time. My advice to upcoming artist is always remember what kind of crowd you are trying to reach with your music, if you want to remain local continue to rap about the area your in but if you want to be heard worldwide make songs everyone can relate too.
9) How do you plan on changing the game?
Bricxx: I plan on changing the game by actually bringing back the real. I will only rap about things I've done, I'm going through, or things I have seen. I feel like to many people are in it for the money, don't get me wrong who doesn't like money but if you love music that should be your last concern.
10) Musically who are you mostly compared to and what separates you from them and other artist out today?
Bricxx: Many people have compared me to Ace Hood. One thing I can say that both of us share is we are not afraid to speak on our life good or bad but what makes us different I believe is my versatility. There's no instrumental that I'm not able to rap on, which I believe gives me a better opportunity to work with more artist.
1) Are you working on any new projects?
Bricxx: I just dropped my 5th mixtape recently on datpiff.com called BRICXX: SECTION 8 VOL.3. I've started work on my next mixtape series it has no name yet it should be released in two to three.
2) When you’re not working on music, what do you do in your spare time?
Bricxx: When I'm not doing music I'm either with my family, my friends having a good time, or thinking about more music I can make