Who influences fortune?
Growing up in Queens, NY, Fortune was influenced to begin rapping at the young age of about 12. He was inspired to start rapping by his family and friends. He used to watch his cousin perform all the time.
Fortune has a long list of influences. He has been influenced by some of the worlds greatest hip-hop veterans and a few of the new school artist.
Such influences stem from Tupac Shakur, Public Enemy, Doug E Fresh, Rakim, LL Cool J, Wu Tang (method man is my favorite emcee out the clan) Clan, Run DMC, NWA, ICE CUBE, Dmx, Mansone Batez, Busta Rhymes, Nas, Jayz, 50 cent (whole G Unit), The Game and the list goes on.
As far as the new artist of 2010s up until now he list Hopsin, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, the YG, the late great Nipsey Hussle, Dillon Cooper, and a few other young artist out there representing.
Fortune released a tape back in 2013 to test the waters and just been releasing singles since then just to get the world used to #MySound and my style Been finding my own way since then and now the universe is aligning and everything is falling into place.