We caught up with to Have Not Jones talk about his music. At Indiy we champion musicians.

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What do you enjoy most about being an independent musician?

Success equals revenge!

If we were to peek over your shoulder, what does your studio look like? What gear do you typically use?

A sh*tty slow laptop!

A cheap microphone!

And a Mixcraft DAW.

Do you enjoy recording and production, or do you like performing live and promotion?

Performing Live...

Every step and second of it!

How would you want people to describe your latest project in a tweet?

"F*ckin fire"

Do you plan your music releases, or do you just finish a song and release it?

No...I drop that sh*t!

I record in my 'roach infested living room on a tv tray and a sh*t laptop!

What can we expect from you within the next 6 months? Any releases planned? Future gigs?

Change the world and you can expect a lot from me!!!

I don't stop!

I'll continue to grow, and bring something new and unheard of to table!

Are you planning any videos for your music? Are there any videos we need to know about!?

Not not yet, nothing special yet...

I'm doing a homemade video today to one of my tracks.

Are there any collaborations, past or future, that you are excited about?

Yelawolf, DJ Paul, Ameer Van...

I'm getting a band going again!

KRS One and immortal technique.

What inspires your creative process?


Especially people talking down or negative...

That really fuels my drive and creativeness to be the best I can be!

What are your top three favorite albums of all time & why?

2Pac- R U Still Down?
Blood For Blood- Outlaw Anthems
And Ameer van - Keep Your Distance.

I can relate to all! And it's what helps me get through the day.

Who makes up your existing creative team?
i.e. photographers, video directors, social media managers, paid media specialists, stylists, hair, and makeup…Name someone who you think deserves a special shout-out?

I do it!

From creating, to recording, to production, to artwork.

I taught myself because of lack of money and being homeless.

Where can we find you on social media?

Instagram: @havenottakeover
Twitter.. @HAVENOTJONES205

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Andrea graduated from Roehampton University and The BRIT School, whose globally recognized alumni include Adele, Katy B, Ella Eyre, FKA Twigs, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Katie Melua, Kate Nash and the Rizzle Kicks. She takes her love of the arts and entertainment industry to provide useful information to upcoming musicians, helping them navigate the industry and avoid making costly mistakes. She actively mentors our current contributors. Andrea has qualifications in Content Marketing and also manages our collaborative playlists for independent artists

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