We had a chance to question Eric Carter also known as Clutch Swish
Music as a whole has been part of the Detroit culture since the early days of Motown. In recent years Detroit has seen plenty of hardship, with adversity builds character. Eric Carter also know as Clutch Swish, Co-Founder of Educated Bosses Mindset Music took his experience growing up and applied them to his art. We had a chance to ask the rapper slash entrepreneur a few questions about life, music, and the impact he plans to have on Detroit. Read the interview questions below:
#1 Who are you and where you from?
My name is Eric Carter also known as Clutch Swish.. Co- Founder of Educated Bosses Mindset Music. I am born and Raised in Detroit, MI
#2 What do you do? And why?
I am a creator.. innovator of expressional, & visual art; rather it’s music, style.. teaching & inspiring all to be true to self a live by a moral code.. also remaining selfless in the process because no one can be you.
#3 What inspired you to get started?
My experiences growing up I vividly remember the joys art bought to everyone life. So providing my own perspective to inspire, enlighten, & teach with a complete genuine intention was something I take pride in doing.. until I reach the level I wish.
#4 What are some obstacles you had or have to face during your journey.
Loss of family, betrayal, depression, college, financial struggle; the list goes on.. but never letting any of those obstacles shape me as a person, instead.. using that pain, & heartache as a time to create.. an Album called Clutch Chronicles where I was able to vent & hold my self accountable about all situations going on in my life.. which helped me face everything.
#5 How do you plan on having a impact in Detroit?
My impact will be controlling the narrative of what we deem as cool; Overall watching how you treat people regardless of how you feel about them.. having the ability to communicate & touch people on a level where they can always remember how I made them feel forever.
#6 How can people follow or learn more?
People can follow me.. mainly on Instagram at Clutch.Swish & debut Album “Clutch Chronicles” which streaming on all platforms (Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Goggle Play etc.)