Making his way to the forefront of the industry with an innovative sound while speaking real life experiences His new single, “Locked Up” is something only a person who experienced it could speak like this about it. Compound’s catchy cinematic hook with a story filled verse about his run in with the law and explaining how his close friends are now going through the same thing.
The assisted verse from newest APG/Atlantic Records Signee El Hitta, one of the hottest artist up and coming from Chicago right now, delivers an emotional experience as a guest feature one the record. “Locked Up” is a track that is sonically well produced by Shakedown producer, Jay Run.
Compound is a Sicilian and Irish kid who grew up in a little hood in Madison, WI. A product of a father that was a hustler and a mother who was a secretary. Growing up, he listened to many genres of music and even played guitar. Coming from a broken home He spent lots of my childhood traveling with His father to many places across the country like Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New York City and Jamaica.
Compound got His start on the business side of the industry. He began throwing parties with some of your favorite rappers. Kinda like what Puffy has done. He crafted those relationship into working with major artists, DJ’s, producers and songwriters doing development for artist on several different labels and publishing companies. After a few years of learning the business and making lots of records He decided to develop His own sound. He likes to think of his music as art, which He paints the pictures so you can visually get a vibe of what Hh is saying.