Weigh In – Should 360 Quit His Day Job?
James Isabell known as “360″ The American, International self proclaimed rock/rapper/producer/writer and actor… [hence the name “360 Degreez] knew at the early age of 10 that music and entertaining was his calling.
Music became the main focus of his entertainment regimen when first Cousin John Caldwell a.k.a. Scooby “NoRay Diggs”-who helped produce the Jagged Edge hit single” He Cant Love You” and Brian Michael Cox-Super producer, and Grammy award winner began teaching him how to play the piano, and navigate through complex professional equipment such as the M.P.C (beat Machine) and Roland 1680 at the age of 12 yrs. old.
Over the next 10 yrs. 360 begin to listen to a diversified portfolio of music ranging from Hip-Hop, to Alternative, Pop, Trance, Jungle, House, and Grunge. “People say I have a ‘Rock Star’ image, but I hate to be stereotyped along with this new ‘Rock Star’ fad that’s in right now. I been dressin’ and livin’ like this since I first heard “Black Hole Sun” by Soundgarden. I’ll b like this long after this ‘Rock Star’ fad dwindles out of societies conscious. This is me”.
Armed with an arsenal of simply complex metaphors, analogies, double-entendres and similes, 360 raps so fluent and gracefully over rock and synth-heavy beats he creates something new, and fresh for listeners. Giving an aided light to the 360 persona, music production has also played an important role in his character. Therefore, he finds the perfect balance of producing rap, hip-hop, R&B, pop, and alternative tracks amid being an artist to broaden his musical portfolio. 360 currently resides in Houston, TX. And while there he stays passionate about being heard by his city and the rest of the World.
Here are 360’s submissions:
All Ova Me