Lango

Title

Lango

Format

video

Subject

This is an interview of the local New Orleans artist Lango.

Description

This interview gets the inside scoop on Lango's influences and favorite artists

Creator

Matthew Means

Source

My Nola, My Story via Youtube

Publisher

Mass Communications Department at Xavier University of Louisiana

Date

May 11,2018

Contributor

Lango

Rights

My Nola, My Story

Relation

My Nola, My Story 2018 Exhibit.

Language

English

Type

Video

Coverage

A Digital Humanities project by Xavier University of Louisiana's Mass Communication departments students, led by Dr. Shearon Roberts

Original Format

Transcription

Where does your name come from?
Well my name is Langston, but yea its a nickname thats what the called me in middle school
We just finished recording ratchet city connections
Any influence on your music,where does your music come from
Um man yea, I like Kanye
Before twitter or after twitter
After
Thats good

Any New Orleans influence on it
New Orleans more vibe of the city more so than the artist, with the art and culture
What about Mardis Gras, like the parties because Ive seen your performances and they were pretty wild, you were jumping off the stage too, does Mardi Gras Influence that when you’re jumping on stage?
Honestly bro thats in my soul, I dont care about getting hurt. I dont care about breaking a leg of nothing, bro. Just care about the making most of the lit moment possible… as soon as possible
What are some of the memorable moments. I know in the song that you talk about it a little bit. How does that song kind of describe life in New Orleans.
You know a lot of it is me is trying to find myself. Becoming Langston or Lango.
What are some of the most memorable moments in New Orleans?
When I worked with The Mouse on the Tracks
What are some of the notable songs that Mouse on the track produced?
Probably Wipe Me Down by Boosie and Webbie, and Independent, 612, First Night and I Bet You Wont
What about you favorite New Orleanian artist
Honestly I dont like any of these New Orlean artist.
I remember when I first came here for school it was weird to see how people reacted to Lil Wayne.
Oh you mean big ones, I thought you meant local, but I love Wayne, Msytical, who else is from New Orleans, juvenile , i love hot boy,I like all of them. I dont like the new wave though bro.
Not NBA Young boy
NBA Young Boy is from BR, I love him he’s hard
But is Boosie my favorite of all time and I love Webbie too, I dont like the new artist Baton Rouge or New Orleans, really Louisiana I dont like any of the local artist.
I feel that
Keep it a hundred
Thats good I hope the new single sounds really good I hope everybody enjoys it and thank you for taking the time to have this interview with me today
Yea appreciate it


Duration

3:36 ( three minutes and thirty-six seconds)

Producer

Matthew Means

Director

Dr. Shearon Roberts

Files

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Date Added
May 11, 2018
Item Type
Moving Image
Tags
Citation
Matthew Means, “Lango,” MY NOLA, MY STORY , accessed April 23, 2024, https://xulamasscomm.omeka.net/items/show/63.