Mr. Walk that Walk talked to THEHIPHOPDIVA.COM to express his views on women in hip hop. Here’s what he had to say.
HHD: What inspired you to become a rapper?
DM: I always had a passion for music since I was little. I started putting music out there and allowing them to listen to it. They thought I had a distinct voice and influenced me to pursue it.
HHD: Who would you say are the top five MCs of all time?
DM: You gotta always credit Pac and Biggie. I like T.I. I like Lil Wayne, Ludacris. There’s so many it’s hard to pick five.
HHD: Who do you think are the three female MCs that made a mark in hip hop?
DM: Shawnna and Rasheeda cuz they actually got a swag. A lot of females got that female swag but it’s all similar. Then you gotta give it to Trina cuz she did her thang with it. I gotta give it to them three.
HHD: How do you feel about the current role of females in hip hop?
DM: Hip hop definitely gotta include females. Missy Elliott hold her own swag and influenced the game to go a different way.
HHD: Do you think it’s important to have female representation in hip hop and why?
DM: Female respresentation is a good part of hip hop. Females are more likely to be more loyal fans and they work hard.
HHD: What is your definition of a hip hop diva?
DM: Someone who really knows what hip hop is. Someone who believes in hip hop.
HHD: Is your name Dorrough or Dorrough Music?
DM: Dorrough is my last name and everybody called me Dorrough when I used to ball. Dorrough Music is the name I’m branding, know what I’m saying.
HHD: What’s Prime TIme Click?
DM: A group of artists I rap with.
HHD: What is one word to describe your lyrical style?
DM: Creative and original.
HHD: Is it important to you to have women as fans and if so, why?
DM: Those are gone be the ones that’s real loyal. They gone purchase your product. They gone visit your myspace. They promote you. They buy the i-tunes. they do all that, know what I’m saying. They be more loyal as a fan.
HHD: What other projects are you working on right now?
DM: I just dropped a mixtape that will be out in two weeks. We working on an album that’s dropping third quarter, self-titled Dorrough Music.
HHD: Who makes the dances up?
DM: I never made up not one dance. I put the song out, I go look on Youtube and it’s a dance to it.
HHD: How does it feel for your music to influence people like that?
DM: It feels good. The music made them feel that way and I kinda like that.
Check out Dorrough Music’s latest single “Ice Cream Paint Job”. This song and “Walk that Walk” are available on i-tunes so support this new artist if you feeling his music Divas.