Lil Xan has been rapping for less than a year, and has already been taking the game by storm. The young rapper has caught the attention of tons of people with his unique sound, style, and image. I was lucky enough to meet up with Lil Xan a couple weeks ago down in Austin and ask him a few questions. Learn all about the young star below!
JM: Before diving into questions, tell our readers who you are.
LX: What’s up, Lil Xan here. I’m super nice and peaceful, and people think I’m ignorant but I’m not really ignorant. I promise.
JM: Where are you from?
LX: I’m from Inland Empire, California. More specifically Redlands, California.
JM: What’s the music scene like over there?
LX: There is no fucking scene, everybody hates on everybody. It’s hard to make it out there; it fucking sucks.
JM: Why did you choose to go with the name Lil Xan?
LX: Last year in Austin, Texas I was with my homie and we were in the liquor store and he was like, “bruh, imma call you Lil Xan,” because I was fucking around with the nickname ‘Baby Niquil’ and that shit was hard, but he said he was gonna call me Lil Xan because I was hella off the bars.
JM: What’re the meanings behind your face tats?
LX: Candy, because that’s my moms name. The Z’s because I was faded and I thought that was cool, and the low for obviously Low Gang.
JM: What did your mom think about it?
LX: Aw they loved them. I have super supportive parents and they fuck with them.
JM: Are you still on Xanax?
LX: I’m not off the xans no more, that shit is bad.
JM: When did you first start rapping?
LX: About 11 months ago, it’s about to be a year.
JM: Who inspired your sound the most?
LX: Carti, Carti, Carti.
JM: What has been your favorite SXSW memory?
LX: Everybody getting their ass beat, everywhere we go someone is getting their ass beat and it’s really funny.
JM: What’s your relationship with Robesman and No Jumper?
LX: Robesman is my Uncle/Dad. They’re just super cool people that got hip and started fucking with me and they’re really cool nice people. Robesman and I decided to do the Robesman Xan collab and that went pretty well. Adam, I don’t know Adam very well, but he’s definitely the homie.
JM: Where do you see yourself in five years?
LX: In a G Wagon, exiting the G Wagon into my other G Wagon.
JM: Final words of wisdom for our readers?
LX: Ummm.. don’t do xanax.
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