Meet New York Artist Delly
Q: When you were at a younger age what did you want to do when you were older?
A: When I was younger I envisioned myself being an NFL superstar, who eventually retired at an early age to then get into acting.
Q: When did you know that music would be a big part of your life?
A: Music was always a big part of my life. I was enrolled in the Harlem School of Arts since I was six years old. This is where I learned how to play violin, viola, and many percussion instruments.
Q: What do you like most about performing?
A: I love the energy of performing. Being able to put your heart out in the world along with hard work and seeing that energy being reciprocated. It’s really dope.
Q: How did you know when you were starting to get noticed? How did that make you feel?
A: I still don’t feel like I’m noticed so I’m working harder, than ever, to make sure I get the all the notice I deserve.
Q: What is your favorite genre of music when performing? How about when not performing?
A: My favorite version of music performing is most definitely turnt up hip hop, but when I’m not performing I really do enjoy melodic songs like R&B.
Q: Where did the name Delly come from?
A: Delly is my childhood nickname. It was given to me by my family and I’ve ran with it ever since. I used to have all my teachers call me Delly as well.
Q: What is something you can let people know about what you are working on?
A: I’m working on taking over the world by a storm. I’m the hottest out and it’s about time I let the world know.
Q: Who is your favorite artist?
A: I’m my favorite artist, but I do enjoy Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd, Dipset, Ferg etc.
Q: If you could work with anybody or any company who would you work with and why?
A: I really want to get a partnership going with Timberland so I can create my own 40Belows
Q: What is something you want to accomplish by the end of 2019?
A: By the end of 2019 I’d love to have a gold record certified by the RIAA.