24: Who is Lucci Lou? Where are you from? How did you come up with your name?
Lucci: I got the name Lucci Lou before becoming an artist , its really based off my personality.Real name Louis. So i guess Lucci Lou, kinda like Richy Rich; because im always lookin for where the money at. “Wes” Wesley is my homie who gave me the nickname. A friend that was murdered/and or missing (unsolved case) after Hurricane Katrina. He died in Missippissi.
24: You were affiliated with the original Squad Up/Cash Money/ Young Money, what was that like? Are you still affiliated with them?
Lucci: Yea, I came up with “squad up”. 2 or 3 out of 12 made it rapping. I was just there and not rapping or even thinking of being a rapper at the time. I learned a lot from being around Squad Up, Young Money, and Cash Money. Im still affiliated with them. I can’t wait til Weezy gets out! “Ain’t nothin like someone’s freedom!”
24: So we heard you on Lil Wayne’s “No Ceilings” Mixtape on the track “I’m Good”, how did that happen?
Lucci: I Was just playing around in the studio doing a few songs for me to listen to in my whip … I was only rapping for 3 months when Lil Wayne Discovered the original “I’m Good” Featuring Boo and Nacho on You Tube. Shh.. Out of love He jumped on that track & threw it on the no cellings mixtape. “That’s how it happend.”
24: Whats next after the mixtape? What are you currently working on?
Lucci: Just finished the Celebrity basket ball fundraiser in my hood in New Orleans. Next August where doing a school fundraiser with free food, free everything in order to give to the community. Free school supplies will be given out. Also doing a rematch and making the basket ball game bigger.
24: Who in the game right now do you consider a musical inspiration?
Lucci: Of couse Lil Wayne. Weezy been da best to me , but Gucci Mane is really who inspired me to rap, believe it or not. Also I really respect and bump, Jeezy, Jadakiss, Yo Gotti, and Gucci Mane. Respects Wayne as the best in his overall musical talent.
24: What kind of change can you bring to the game? What do you have that other artist lack?
Lucci: Just a different style compared to everyone else. Dont really care about what artists lack. Keeps things very positive and don’t hate. Respects everyone for what they do! Respects Gucci because he’s different . As far as change, people need to stop hatin so much. Stop hatin and let people do what they do.
24: If you could pick an artist to work with right now, any artist, who would it be?
Lucci: That’s easy! Pimp C! I used to love what he talked about. I know we would of made a hit! I fuck wit the South real hard! Hopefully Bun B will hear this and wanna do a track! , just real people.
24: How do fans go about contacting you?
Lucci: Follow on Twitter @IMGOODLUCCI
FACEBOOK: Lucci Lou