Banknote Mitch looks pretty comfortable & is very cocky for an rap artist who is yet to drop a hit. We got a chance to chop it up with him while off tour, he’s set up his new home on the outskirts of Florida with only the necessary amenities. A cluttered coffee table can be a sign of what went down last night, From conversations overheard from his team, there are talks of a house party here later tonight.
The 30-year-old rapper is considered one of North Carolina’s pioneers alongside multiple artist, who have made their own mark on the state. Last year, Mitch’s single “My Partner” put his name on the map in a major way. Following up his last project, 2016’s “Warning Sign” Banknote Mitch is giving fans “Accession to the Throne remastered”.
Fresh off the release of his new video for “Romeo & Juliet”, Banknote Mitch speaks to Billboard about many projects to come.
From 2000 to 2017, did you ever think you’d be still making music 17 years later?
(Mitch) I knew I did good music, but I didn’t know it was gonna be still in heavy rotation to this day. I just wanted people to hear my story.
How important is longevity to you?
(Mitch) Its one of the most important goals I have set for myself.
We’e never heard you do a project with more then two features, why is that?
(Mitch) I’ve always been focused on me and my team but I’m at a point now, where I would love to collaborate with different artists.
Do you feel that you get the proper respect as an emcee?
(Mitch) To be honest I know I don’t. In my opinion, I’m better than alot of rappers at the top of the charts right now.
Do you find yourself checking the clubs and radio for inspiration?
(Mitch) No, I’ve never worried about trends or what the next man is doing.
What artists are you listening to right now?
(Mitch) Right now I’m bumpin alot of different rappers that I like, too many to name.
How do you feel about XXL Magazine over looking you two years in a row?
(Mitch) I don’t feel nothing about it, my time will come.
Which brings us to our final question, how do you feel about not yet becoming a mainstream artist?
(Mitch) Like 50 cent said, “this God’s plan homie this ain’t mine”. Go check me out on Spotify. I love all my fans that have been rockin’ with me since day one & everybody else get acquainted.