Flipp Dinero tells HipHopDX the COVID-19 pandemic helped him focus and make his best project to date.
Flipp Dinero Details Upcoming Album: 'I Want People To Really Understand Who Flipp Is' Published on: Dec 2, 2020, 11:53 AM by 0 EXCLUSIVE Flipp Dinerohas been using his time in quarantine wisely. While the world shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Brooklyn rapper managed to find a way to keep his workflow going in a time where the music industry was hit hard by the pandemic. He found solace in his studio, where he spent much of his quarantine working on the new music he has on the way. a lot of people cant maintain mentally because of the quarantine, Dinero told HipHopDX as he sat in the middle of his studio. But if you love what youre doing and if youre a real hustler, this time was just beneficial to you. This time off is a gold mine for artists like Dinero who live to create through their means of art. He was able to extract all the distractions that come with being a celebrity, like being on the move 24/7, and actually sit down and hone into his craft. He couldve done anything else with his time, but the fact that he locked himself up with his music shows how dedicated he is to put his best product out. I honestly just worked, and I kept making music, Dinero said. I made two LPs during the . I didnt have too much bullshit around me. I was able to tap in with my senses, bro, and its such a different feeling when you sit down, you meditate, and then you create something. Fans will be happy that Dinero has two albums locked and loaded in the chamber. His last project, LOVE FOR GUALA, came last year and introduced listeners to the rapper whose hypnotizing croon took over New York Citys airwaves with tracks like Looking At Me featuring Rich the Kid and How I Move featuring Lil Baby. Dineros biggest hit, Leave Me Alone, put him on the scene and gave him a taste of the success hes always dreamed of having as a kid growing up in Canarsie, Brooklyn. Not every artist can get a quadruple-platinum record these days, and Dinero understands how important that is, especially for those in his native Canarsie, a place thats been getting exposure thanks to the late Pop Smoke The latest chapter in Dineros career comes in the form of his new single No No No, featuring fellow New York rapper-singer A Boogie wit da Hoodie The song details how the two stars are living their lives with no answers to the distractions that are trying to stop them on their journey to success. Theres so much bullshit happening, but I know I see the tunnel at the end of the vision, Dinero said about the new song. Im trying to make an impact with this album, bro. Not only with the album but with the music that Im coming out with too. DX spoke more with Dinero about his upcoming album, his time off in quarantine, how No No No came together, how he evolved as an artist, his relationship with DJ Khaled and more. HipHopDX: How has this on-going quarantine been treating you? What did you do to keep yourself sane? Its not like rappers have an employee union or something like that. Dinero: I found different endeavors, you know what Im saying? I got myself dug into real estate and I furthered my investments and stocks. HipHopDX: What made you want to get into real estate of all things? Dinero: Shit, man. Just being smart with your money, you know what Im saying? Hearing all these things that are happening in the world, its like damn you see how quarantine hit? We didnt see that coming, you know what Im saying? So imagine how many artists out there, how many people out there thats just fucked up financially. If you got the opportunity to do something with your bread, do that shit. And thats just how I felt. It was more so finding a different endeavor and just getting my bread stacked as I go. View this post on Instagram A post shared by FlippDiNero?? (@flippdinero) HipHopDX: Whats the most important thing you learned about yourself throughout this time off? Dinero: Man, I didnt know Id like being by myself so much. I didnt know, bro. I was so caught up in the life, you know what Im saying? The shows. I love it, you know what Im saying? But damn it feels good to just sit back and actually recollect your thoughts and what you want to do, what youre trying to accomplish. I aint going to lie, man. Staying with myself was something I did not know I would love it. Gangsta. HipHopDX: Youve been collecting some plaques. You got a quadruple-platinum record with Leave Me Alone, you got a platinum record with How I Move featuring Lil Baby. Youre able to craft these hits with ease. Whats the science behind it? Dinero: Shit. Its just being loyal to the music. I cant tell you. If I was to give you a recipe, man, Id be lying. You know what Im saying? In all honesty, bro, I just stay to myself. I really focus on the craft and I really just try to be creative. You know what Im saying? A lot of people use that term creative, they use it too loosely. They just use that shit. I really try to emphasize on how could I say this a certain type of wa