All Bay Music: What is your Rap name? Tell us the story behind your hip-hop name?
They call me Mac B . The B is short for Brandon . When I was a youngsta I listened to Mac Dre’s music so often people started calling me Mac B and it just stuck .
All Bay Music: Has anything happened in your life that led to the decision of becoming a Musician?
My Mom’s got really dope music taste . As a kid she used to play me 60’s hippy music , 70’s soul & funk , 80’s pop . I got my love of music from my Mom .
All Bay Music: How did you get your start in the hip hop scene?
Before I started rapping I was making beats / producing . Early on I linked up with the homie Don P ; He’s been like a mentor ever since .
All Bay Music: Where are you from and what was it like growing up there?
Fruitvale District . Oakland , Ca . Peralta Hacienda to be exact . Growing up there is a gift & a curse . Good & bad . Fruitvale is the same as every other Oakland neighborhood in some ways ; but it’s also got it’s own feeling .
All Bay Music: What do you typically rap about?
Money , hoe’s & clothes . Smacking punks up . Everyday type a shit.
All Bay Music: What’s your last full length release that people can go check out right now?
All Bay Music: What are you currently working on?
New EP , mixtape , singles & visuals dropping 1st – 2nd quarter . I also have a lifestyle brand in development.
All Bay Music: Whats your last visual release people can check out?
It’s called ” Treehouse ” featuring AC ( Slappin In The Trunk ) . It’s a cartoon / animation video .
All Bay Music: What is your ultimate goal at the end of your career?
I don’t think that far ahead . Just take things one day at a time.
All Bay Music: Who is the most impactful artist in your life who has inspired you and why?
Tupac off top . Best to ever do it .
ABM: How can people reach you?
Cinco De Yayo mixtape on datpiff or www.soundcloud.com/macbofficial