Understanding @HeisCapStylez’s #IsolatedIndividuality.

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If you followed The Captain around 2011, then you know that was when he truly began to evolve into the lyrical artist you know and love today. He first found himself when he released his first official mixtape called “Isolated Individuality”.

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Let’s time-travel back to October 2011. Isolated Individuality is Cap’s personality. Even when the spotlight is on him, he questions if it is because of fate or if it’s mere coincidence. People look up to him as a leader and a role model, yet behind closed curtains he associates with negative influences out of kindness and understanding. Once he’s alone, he wonders if the people he reached out to with all his heart will ever love him the same just to think that he’s being neglected, so he goes back into isolation. To him, isolation isn’t just solitude. Isolation is a space where theories are drawn, ideas are made, questions are answered, and his thought process has little to no distractions. Therefore, when he writes, his literature can be compared to anything. For example, “Believe” (the last track of Isolated Individuality) explains how his faith in his abilities to succeed fuels his drive to press on. He compares friendships and relationships to actual sea vessels. “One might sink, the other will keep floating”, says The Captain.

We hope you have a better understanding of how The Captain thinks. Even while making #RAPTURE, his isolated individuality played a big part with helping him stay honest with himself.

RAPTURE drops July 5th. Tell everyone.

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Catch @HeisCapStylez performing at @busboysandpoets’ Open Mic on July 4th! Ticket giveaway!!!

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Catch The Captain performing music from #RAPTURE at Busboys and Poets located on 14th and V Street in DC! It’s a $5 cover fee, but if you can’t pay and still want to come, email us at biggerthanthatfatchild@gmail.com for a ticket and we’ll get one for you! This offer is available for up to three people. You can buy tickets online at midnight on Busboys and Poets’ website www.busboysandpoets.com.

 

Hope to see you on Independence Day!!! #RAPTURE

After #RAPTURE: Q&A with @HeisCapStylez.

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The self proclaimed isolated genius has been working on several projects: Obese Citizens (an organization that promotes “phat” individuals with artistic vision), the album/mixtape double disc release of #RAPTURE, and his soon to be career as a professional skateboarder? Here we’ll ask Cap a series of questions that will help us understand the path of our “New President”.

 

Q1: What are your plans after #RAPTURE drops?

Cap: Music wise, demo submissions to some record labels I’m interested in. Life wise, enlisting into the military.

 

Q2: Who are some of the labels you’re looking at right now?

Cap: Stones Throw, Amalgam Digital…those are the main two, but I’ll be looking for more.

 

Q3: Are you looking forward to enlisting?

Cap: Honestly, no. The feeling’s bittersweet. This is something I have to do because of where I am in life. My fam isn’t in a position to support me, and I can’t fade paying back college loans for the rest of my adolescence.

 

Q4: How do you feel about #RAPTURE’s outcome?

Cap: I love how #RAPTURE came out. Like, it continues where #BeforeTheRAPTURE left off. Great production, solid collaborations, and an amazing concept.

 

Q5: So #RAPTURE is a conceptual project? If so, tell us about it.

Cap: My pleasure. The album is how I want people to see and accept me as a person. The mixtape is more rhythmic so people can do less interpreting of the lyrics and enjoy the music as a whole more. Overall, every song has a message. Nothing is watered down.

 

Q6: What was the inspiration of #RAPTURE?

Cap: At first, I began making #RAPTURE as a death note to let my loved ones know that I’ll live on through music, but as I continued to make more music and connect with my friends/family/supporters, something told me that #RAPTURE was the beginning of a new me.

 

Q7: A new you?

Cap: A more positive person towards myself.

 

Q8: That’s great to hear! But…are you done making music after #RAPTURE?

Cap: Absolutely not. I’m currently writing with a 100 percent clear mind that’s free of all distractions. I’m not sure when the next project will be released, but it definitely will be sooner than later.

 

Q9: What is your mission with Obese Citizens?

Cap: I want to provide the youth, well, anyone with a gift, with an outlet that can help them reach their dreams. I know how hard it is to turn a dream into reality being alone, and I just want everyone to know that they don’t have to be alone anymore.

 

Q10: Last question, what plans do you have with skateboarding?

Cap: Honestly, I’m pretty content with just riding around the neighborhood and skating to new places, but if I ever get the chance, I’d love to do contests and even photoshoots with a magazine. Skateboarding is truly a childhood dream of mine.

 

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We want to wish The Captain the best of luck in his future full of obstacles and endeavors. If anyone can overcome these hardships, it’s Cap. RAPTURE drops on July 5th! Be sure to spread the word to everyone you know!!!