Location: New York, USA
Releases: IRIE and Reflections: Phife Tribute EP
1. What’s the meaning behind your name?
I$O Indies represents isolation
From all negativity and bringing unity to the world.
2. What other names have you had?
S.S.M ( Swagg & Splash Movement) we started in high school and later became I$O Indies.
3. Which song of yours would you first want people to hear?
JAHB LESS: Spread Love
Dillmatic: Spread Love
Conchez: Come Tru
4. Who was your Hip Hop idol growing up?
JAHB LESS: J. Dilla
5. Which musician would you most like to work with?
JAHB LESS: Lauryn Hill
Conchez: J.Cole & NAS
DIllmatic: J. Cole & NAS
6. If you weren’t making music, what would you be doing instead?
Dillmatic: Growing up I had aspirations of being a teacher.
Conchez: I don’t know, other than ah rapper I thought I was gonna be ah construction worker … Had a creative mind growing up…. I used to build things
JAHB LESS : That’s a hard question because this shit isn’t making me any money yet.
7. What’s success to you?
Conchez: I would say success to me is seeing my pops at my shows when he gets home from prison.
Dillmatic: Success to me is when my family’s living good and we’re in a comfortable position. We don’t have to worry about anything but work is never done.
JAHB LESS: Um… when your dreams sustain your lifestyle.
8. Which country produces the best food and women/men?
Dillmatic: West Indies
Conchez: West Indies
JAHB LESS: Latin America
9. What’s your vice?
Conchez: I would say smoking weed even though it’s only a vice because the government say it is. But other than that I try to stay away from negative, wicked behaviour and try to practice what I preach.
JAHB LESS : Um my vice? Twizzlers liquorice
DIllmatic: I gotta keep my sanity, from vanity & vices in a world of hypocrites…
10.What’s your favourite animal?
Conchez : Lion
JAHB LESS: Cheetah
Previously: Via Rosa