Son Kuma is an artist from Inglewood, California. He had his first release in May 2017, after a couple of releases he had his first hit ‘Indica’ from his 8 song album ‘Indica’. Kuma has worked with artists like Griffin Stoller. He has been featured on Promoting Sounds and BangersOnly on YouTube. He has 1 album, 2 mixtapes and 1 EP released as of now.
Now, let’s take a look into the questions we asked Son Kuma
- How did you come up with your artist name?
“Son Kuma — Kuma means Bear in Japanese and my birth name is Barron. This bear was my English nickname and Kuma was my nickname in Japanese class. So I figured Kuma would be a good rap name.”
- What inspired you to start making music?
“Maybe when I heard ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ by Kendrick Lamar. I’m not sure if this is the exact event that triggered my creative endeavors; but I do remember this album having a huge impact on how I continued to move thereafter. I wanted to start taking my efforts more seriously.”
- Who is your dream feature you would like to have on one of your songs?
“I feel like Kendrick is the obvious answer but the not-so-obvious dream feature would be Wizkid. He’s too fire”
- What is the favorite song you have recorded?
“My favorite song I’ve recorded hasn’t come out yet. It’s called “Lightweight” and it’s on the album”
- Do you have any upcoming/unreleased music dropping soon?
“Debut Album dropping June 18th!! Don’t miss it fam. Its hella diverse and tells a story 🤟🏽”