Brooklyn. The home of the Notorious B.I.G and Jay-Z brings forth E Hustle Da Don. Born August 14, 1986, the street rapper began rhyming at the age of five. His biggest inspirations at the time were Jay-Z and Big pun. At age 12, E Hustle Da Don began to take music seriously. Representing the struggle and what it really means to be from the streets. From junior high school until now, E Hustle Da Don has been working hard non-stop! He has opened up for artist Joel Ortiz and Cassidy In 2003, E Hustle Da Don released his first mixtape “4U2Envy Vol.1: The Come Up”. You can go to www.reverbnation.com/4u2envy to check out some of his music and updates on his future projects.
After talking to E Hustle Da Don, It was clear that his hustle mentality was everything to him. I’m sure many of the game’s street rappers can relate. Coming from nothing to something takes more than just knowing what you have to do. It takes the hustle to get there and make it look easy. E Hustle Da Don now resides in Kissimmee, FL and is making major moves to get to the top. He can also be found on YouTube at 4U2EnvyEHustle. Be sure to look him up on Soundclick and Twitter @EHustle5. Put your ear to the streets, support the movement, and remember hustle is everything.
NuCentz: Who is your biggest influence in Hip-Hop and why?
E Hustle Da Don: My biggest influence in The Hip Hop Game has to be no other than Jay Z. From the block to the business world he did it all. Just the way he changed the game.
NuCentz: How long have you been an artist?
E Hustle Da Don: I’ve been an artist between eight and ten years.
E Hustle Da Don: In the next ten years I see my label in a successful spot in the game. Dropping platinum albums, Award winning productions, clothing lines, movies and more.
NuCentz: What is the main purpose of your music?
E Hustle Da Don: The main purpose of my music is to represent the hood, represent the struggle, and just going hard & speak what I feel. From club tracks, hood tracks, R&B, Reggae, ect. Just being E Hustle Da Don, staying original & consistent.
NuCentz: When can your fans expect the next project?
E Hustle Da Don: Definitely this summer so stayed tuned for more updates.
NuCentz: Anything else?
E Hustle Da Don: Shout out to NuCentz Magazine for having me and shout out to Brooklyn! East New York.