ARTIST MR. CRAIG MAKES AN ENTRANCE WITH ‘ONE + ONE’

Mr. Craig

Poet and Rapper, Mr. Craig Has a Story to Tell.

Washington, DC – A Queens, NY native, Mr. Craig began his career as a poet. His affinity for words and rhythm lends itself to his unique writing style – evocative, emotional, and powerful. Previously known as “Strict-ly Shadow,” Mr. Craig reinvented himself with a new moniker. The artist and his music are influenced by classical rap legends such as Tupac and Nas. “Their music has a poetic feel to it. Their lyrics had a lot of meaning,” says the performer of his musical heroes. Mr. Craig, too, is a man with a message, using his powerful words to relate to and connect with others.

Craig entered into a joint venture deal in 2016 with Image Sight and Sound, a multimedia production company, and has worked alongside company CEO Antho...

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Crafting A Track With New York’s Mr. Craig

Crafting A Track With New York’s Mr. Craig

“If I have a song in mind already, then I look for that type of track/beat. If I don’t have a particular beat in mind, I listen to tracks from producers and if something catches my ear then I let the track dictate the song.”

Check out the interview with Mr. Craig exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.

Skilly: How were you able to start your journey in the entertainment business? Where did this all start?
Mr. Craig: It all started back home in Queens, New York. I started writing poems and from there I wanted to do more, I wanted my stories to be heard. Mr. Tuck and G-hop took me under their wing. They had a studio at 510 South Franklin in Long Island were Public Enemy and Leaders Of The New School used to record.

Music is a passion of mine and its self-expression...

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Evolutions

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