Meet Upcoming Hip-Hop Artist: FRANK MCFLY

Meet Upcoming Hip-Hop Artist: FRANK MCFLY

A Brownsville Native Destined For Greatness

Frank McFly is an upcoming music artist, creator and philanthropist from Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, who aspires to change the world not only through his music but also through his acts of kindness, giving back and helping others achieve their dreams. Frank has been in the music game since 2011 and is learning the ins-and-outs of the industry and displays an incredible work ethic like no other. He continues to build his brand, make great music and tour all over the 50 states in the upcoming year. Frank is an artist you definitely want to keep on your watchlist, his big break is near and you heard it here first!

What genre of music do you closely align with?

Definitely Hip-Hop and R&B Rap, not too hard-core even though I have those moments.

What inspired you to get into the music industry?

When I was younger, a lot of my family members were into music, my cousin made music, my uncle owned a radio store and when I got into high school, my cousin Sha Mula was really going hard for his music so I just got in tune with him and started going hard since then.

Where did the name Frank McFly come from?

My cousin gave me the name back in 2006 and I stuck with it since then.

What producers or artist do you plan on working with in the future?

Right now I'm trying to build my own home team, similar to what Drake did and other artists who are top in the game. I'm looking to collaborate and build with people who are trying to grow together. Right now we do all of our own photo-shoots and videos, even though we collaborate with people most of our projects are done in-house so we can build a strong enough buzz around our own team. People who want to work with us don't have to be from New York necessarily, they can be from anywhere as long as they're consistent.

How was your experience being on tour?

The touring experience is awesome; my main goal is to try to stay on tour. Right now I'm working on being on tour for the whole year of 2017. Touring can be tiring as well and you have to know how to control yourself because you can get caught up very easily. I remember one night I had sprained my knee and that's when I knew I had to chill, haha. We don't get much sleep being on the road either because we're driving ourselves so we can't really turn-up or anything especially if I'm the one driving. It's all about pacing yourself with everything you do, even when it comes to performing I know I can't do too much because I don't want to mess up my voice for the next day.

How has your relationship with Sadé Emoni impacted your career?

It's motivating, but the only thing that's hard is trying to balance our schedules because she may have a show one day and I may be on tour so it's all about finding a common ground somewhere in our schedules but it's definitely motivating like I mentioned before. We both do the same thing and we both understand the life of being an artist. When she tells me about all the great things she's done and new opportunities that are coming up for her that pushes me to stay on my grind as well.

Do you plan on leaving New York to venture out to Los Angeles or Miami permanently?

Those places are cool but I wouldn't want to move out there permanently because I like how New York is set up. I do want to venture out but I want to do each state piece by piece. My focus is to have a strong base here in New York before I permanently move my talents elsewhere. A lot of people that give me advice told me that when performing in other states they get more love when they come back to New York because they see the hustle and the grind and I respect that 100%.

Do you have plans if you end up making it big in the next couple of years?

Of course, I have a thousand plans. My main reason for doing music is to change the world, including non-profit projects and so much more. My next project is for the females and it'll be called "Know Your Worth," so it's for the females who get abused, who mess with the Clown-Gods that they know they shouldn't be messing with, second chances and etc., that next project will be all for the ladies. I've been doing mentoring with kids and that is something I definitely want to continue doing when I make it big. All of my new songs from here on out will have no profanity; I want to make sure my music can be listened to by all people of all ages without the use of curse words.

Words of wisdom from Frank Mcfly…

One of my favorite quotes is, "It's not our abilities that show who we truly are, it's our choices" for example you have the choice to study for your test or go out and party, or you have the choice to sell drugs or get two jobs, so the choices we make are really important and that's why I love that quote. My second favorite quote is, "Your talent is God's gift to you, what you do with it is your gift back to God". My goal is to use the talent he has given me and not only bless the people around me but that would be my gift back to God.

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To the guy that shot my brother...


To the guy that shot my brother,

On January 9, 2019 my families entire life changed with one phone call. The phone call that my little brother had been shot in the face, no other details. We didn't need any other details. The woman on the phone who called us in full panic told us where he was so we went, as soon as possible. I don't think it helped that not even 10 min prior I talked to Zach on the phone.. kind of irritated with him, and the ONE TIME I didn't say 'I love you' as we hung up. Could've been the last time we ever spoke.. I remember pulling up to the hospital thinking 'this can't be real' 'it's not our Zach' 'this is just a dream Sarah, WAKE UP' I'd close my eyes really tight just to open them, I was still in the hospital emergency parking lot. I could still hear the ambulance sirens coming. It was all real.

The day our life's changed was definitely a test of faith. A test of how strong we were, as a family. I sat in that waiting room ready to see the damage that has been done to my sweet baby brother. Because at that point we had no idea how lucky he got. That glimpse of seeing Zach will haunt me forever. How helpless I felt in that exact moment frequently wakes me up from these horrific dreams I've been having ever since that day. That is a moment burned into my me and families brain forever.

You always hear about these things in the movies or on the news, a house being shot up, someone shooting another innocent person, not to care if they died on your watch. But we found ourselves on the news.. We have been confined to the hospital since that day. Running on barely any sleep, taking shifts of sleep so we don't make ourselves sick taking care of Zach. Watching him suffer. Undergoing surgeries, to repair the damage you did.

Before I proceed let me tell you a little something about the man you shot.

Zachary Keith Wright. A blonde hair blue eyed boy. Who could potentially be the most annoying human on the planet (possibly coming from his sister). A man who loves his God first, loves his family second. Perfect by no means, but almost perfect to me. A 19 year old who was to graduate high school this month. After graduation he was prepping to leave for Marine boot camp in the summer.. being in the military has been Zach's dream since he could talk. Literally. Running around, playing war with underwear on our heads, and finger guns. Some would say we looked like natural born assassins.. growing up he has been a country boy. Let me tell ya country to the core. He loves this country like he loves his family. He believes in helping people, taking charge in what's right, and never leaving a brother behind. He's lived by that his whole life. Until now....

The day you shot him. The day not only did you change my brothers life, you changed his families life too. The day you almost ripped my brother out of this world... for what? A misunderstanding? Because you've let something take ahold of your life that you can't let go you're willing to kill someone innocent over? Luckily for him, his guardian angels were protecting him in your time of cowardice. There were 3 times that day he should've died, the time you shot him, the time you tried to shoot him again as he stared you directly in the face, (even tho he couldn't talk I know you could read his eyes, and he still intimidated you. That's why you tried to pull the trigger again) and the time he was running out of the house. But he lived. A man who was shot in the face, didn't lay there helpless, didn't scream in agony. That MAN walked to the neighbors to get help. Why? Because he's a MAN, and because he's on this earth for a reason.

It's gonna sound a little strange not only to you, but the audience who is reading this. I must say thank you. Even in this situation, this was the best outcome we could get. He gets to live. He will make a full recovery. He will graduate. And he will go off into the Marines. You united my family together. Closer than ever. Thank you. You tested our faith and brought us closer to our God. Thank you. Because of your moment of weakness, you showed us what prayer could do. Heal anything. Thank you. This was a bump in the road, and a helluva way to kick off our year of 2019. But here we are.. all laying in the hospital. I'm looking around as mom is sleeping in her recliner chair exhasted but still here, Zach his awake playing his xbox all hooked up to machines, fighting to heal and get better. And of course I'm writing this letter to you.

See you in trial,

From the girl whose brother you shot.

'Fight the good fight' - 1 Tim 6:12 🤟🏼💙

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