A. Novel is my real name backward so it started with Novel Hooligan then evolved into Novel Hooly the Great. Now I go by Novel Hooly The Goat or NHTG.
3. Music wise what are you working on right now? Are you currently promoting a single or album?
A. Promoting singles as well as finishing up my album titled “You Know The Vibes.”
4. Who or what were the most significant influences on your musical life and career?
A. My Hooly Team, a collective of 10 artists and talents whom all motivate and inspire each other.
5. Who are your favorite musicians?
A. Sade, 2pac, Biggie, Nas, Big L, Papoose, Eminem.
6. What have been the greatest challenges/frustrations of your career so far?
A. Getting the finances up to eventually have my own in house recording studio and to have time learning how to mix and engineer because it has proven to be a challenge relying on people with your sound.
7. As a musician, what is your definition of success?
A. Completing my goals. Nothing feels better than completing the goals I set out for myself.
8. What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A. Peace, love, and family. I am at my happiest when I’m surrounded by positive and motivated individuals.
9. What is your present state of mind?
A. Just do it! Tomorrow is not promised to go and get it.
10. What is your most treasured possession?
A. It would definitely be my studio.
11. What do you enjoy doing most?
A. Music, traveling, spending time with my family, gaming, and watching my sports.
12. Where would you like to be in 10 years’ time?
A. I like to see myself having a strong following like Tech9 and being able to make music and travel for a living.