We got the chance to chat with Close Cash for an exclusive interview where we covered:
- Musical background/influences
- Creative Process
- New Single: "Love Or Lust"
Close Cash is an independent artist from Burlington County, NJ. His first taste of music was with the children's choir, and later adolescent choir, at Willingboro Presbyterian Church. He began to learn piano in the 2nd grade and then percussion (via Cherokee High School Band and Orchestra) from his Sophmore to Senior year of high school.
His first start in rap was with the "Rhyme Soul-Jahs" in the 6th grade. He released his first mixtape, "Smooth Sailings" in January of 2012 under the name of Alovett. After taking a hiatus from music, he released his first self-produced project, "Neck Of The Woods (Part One)" in November of 2017. In May of 2018, he relocated to Philadelphia, PA where he met Hashland (an Artist & DJ) via an iffe Lifted show at Kung Fu Necktie. Close Cash became fully immersed in the Philadelphia music scene and released his first album, "4:08", a year later on May 30th, 2019.
In January of 2020, Close Cash teamed up with Hashland and MYKA to create the Supergroup known as TIL-3. All three mesh together to create an alternative hip-hop sound that embodies the true spirit of underground nightlife and all it has to offer. Close Cash tributes his singing influences to the likes of Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, T-Pain, Kid Cudi, The Weeknd, and Travis Scott. He also tributes his rapping influences to the likes of Lil Wayne, Kanye West, Drake, Big Sean, and A$AP Rocky.
Artist bio via Close Cash spotify
Stream his latest singles below: