Interview: How artist Diamond P is paving her own lane in music
Atlanta artist Diamond P is nothing short of a go-getter: Being raised in one of the most recognizable entertainment cities in the world provided this artist with a flair that cannot be bought or duplicated. Not only is Diamond P paving her way in music, but the artist is also an acclaimed entrepreneur, radio personality, actress, philanthropist, mother, wife, motivational speaker, and humanitarian. With these titles under her belt, it is only right to crown Diamond P as one of the most determined and self-driven upcoming artists in the game.
As Diamond P continues to perfect her craft as a rapper, her latest single "IT'Z WHATEVA" featuring DJ Unk and Pastor Troy sets the tone for her career. By providing hard-hitting bars with an upbeat tempo to match, this song caters to the famous sound of Atlanta trap music.
Check out our conversation with Diamond P below, and be sure to stream her latest single "IT'Z WHATEVA" out now!
What city are you from/ Where are you based now?
I’m born and raised in Atlanta, GA which I am currently residing at now.
What is your artist name? What is your real name? How did you get your artist name?
My artist name is Diamond P, my real name is QuWanda McCoy, I got my artist name from my uncle, he always said that I was a Diamond and my daughter name is Princess so I shortened it to Diamond P.
How would you describe your sound to readers who may not be familiar with you?
I would describe my sound as real and hood. I speak on situations that I’ve experienced and or seen with my own eyes.
What’s one reason you are passionate about music and what inspires you?
I’m passionate about music because it soothes my mind & it’s great for meditation. My son inspires me and motivates me. My son was murdered recently and he took me to a whole different place.
Who are some of your main musical influences?
My main musical influences are Boyz N Da Hood, OutKast, Oomp Camp, Gangsta Boo, Mia X, Trina, Whitney Houston, Kirk Franklin; all of my Atlanta people and more.
Tell us the name of the project you are currently promoting? What inspired this project?
The project that I’m currently promoting is a new single titled "IT’Z WHATEVA" with the legendary DJ Unk, Myself, and the legendary Pastor Troy.
The date that this project dropped or is set to drop?
It’s currently out now on Spotify.
What is this project about in your own words?
This project is definitely a hood single, bringing back the old Atlanta and letting the people know "IT’Z WHATEVA"
What’s next for you? Are you working on any upcoming projects we should be on the lookout for?
Yes, I’m currently working on a new podcast show, new reality show, and radio interviews.
What message do you hope fans take away from your music and this project?
The message that I have for my fans is that no matter what “STAY TRUE TO THE GAME NO MATTER WHO FOLDS ON YOU.”
Where can we follow you on social media? Include links.