In a music landscape often saturated with redundancy, Saeed, an independent artist from Richmond, California, is proving to be a breath of fresh air. His music, a blend of East Coast rap and the vibrancy of Bay Area slanguage, keeps the Hip Hop Flame alive and burns brighter with every release.
Shaped by Influences
Saeed’s music is a testament to his lineage and the rich history of successful men and women in his family. His influences range from the legends of hip hop like Jay Z, Rick Ross, and OutKast to the vibrant indie music culture of the Bay Area.
Saeed’s Unique Musical Style
In the words of Mani Draper, Saeed’s music combines “Playa Activism music with a Neo Mob sound”. This blend, accompanied by Saeed’s witty wordplay and meticulous approach to lyricism, invites listeners into the story like they are present in real time.
The Art of Collaboration
Collaboration, for Saeed, must be organic and impactful. He chooses to work with artists and producers who inspire him, irrespective of their follower count or status. Quality over quantity is Saeed’s mantra when it comes to collaborations.
A Journey of Moments and Memories
The Nipsey Hussle’s Mailbox Money Tour stands out as a pivotal point in Saeed’s career. The tour gave him exposure to the LA culture and inspired him to embark on his entrepreneurial journey, launching his company, Live From Paradise LLC.
The Essence of Saeed’s Music
Passion, persistence, consistency, resilience, determination, and motivation seep from Saeed’s music, aiming to instill hope and purpose in his listeners. His music plays a therapeutic role, serving as a sanctuary during dark times and a source of inspiration during lighter ones.
Navigating the Future
Saeed’s future plan is to continue pushing boundaries, aiming to surpass 1 million streams in a year and release a full-life album with major features. He’s also excited about the possibility of more overseas collaborations and diversifying his portfolio with music business ventures and investments.