Thank you for spending time with us IL Boi. Please introduce yourself to our readers and tell us where you’re from.
What’s going on? It’s the big homie IL Boi straight out the Midwest.
Tell us the origin behind your name.
IL Boi is all about being proud of the state I’m from which is Illinois. It has a double meaning with IL also standing for just being nice on the mic when spitting.
What made you decide music was your passion?
It’s something I’ve always loved, even at a young age and I have always envisioned myself pursuing it as a career.
How would you describe your style of music?
I would say my flow is slowed down for the listeners so they are able to understand the bars when following along with my records.
I have a midwest flavor with some southern mannerisms due to a lot of artists I grew up listening to such as Soulja Slim, Boosie, Master P etc.
Anytime you hear an IL Boi record you can expect quality beats and a clean sound everybody can vibe to.
Tell us about the single you are currently pushing and where it’s available.
Money Talks is my current single and it is streaming now on all major platforms.
Money Talks is a playful and fun type of record. The record itself is paying homage to the actor Chris Tucker.
In each scene of the Money Talks video I play the role of Chris Tucker in some of his biggest movies such as Money Talks, Rush Hour, and Friday.
Each scene symbolizes a moment where Money Talks and instantly takes you back to some of Chris Tucker’s classic movies.
What else can we catch you doing besides music?
I am always spending time with the wife and kids. I’m a griller and you can catch me year-round on the deck cooking up a meal for my family and friends.
What’s next for you?
I’m going to continue to push my latest EP which is Hate Me Now, Love Me Later. Money Talks is just the latest single off this album which is continuing to stream very well.
What Makes You ‘The Industries Most Wanted’?
I’m very crafty and an underdog. Most folks always count me out but yet they are always trying to stay updated with my moves.
Where can we keep up with you online?
Go check out my website at www.ILBoi.com you can find all my social media links there and more.
I want to thank God for giving me the talent and ability to create this music. Shoutout to my wife, mother, and kids for their support as I navigate through this journey.