We had the good fortune of connecting with Moonlight Jack and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Moonlight, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
When I was a child and people would ask me what I wanted to do when I grew up, but I would never know. I did know that everything I had seen grown ups doing is not what I wanted to do with my life. Once I found music it was obvious this was going to be the path I would take. My goal is to live and provide using my imagination for the rest of my life.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I started music in 2014 and absolutely knew at the time I wanted to be just like Noah Shebib or “40” from OVO. As things moved forward I realized that not many people where I was were very consistent with what they did as vocalists so I decided to make music for myself. I could not sing very well at first so it was very hard to get to where I am today and I still have more to learn. Things really started to pick up when I got my small team around me, now I really believe in what we are doing.I want the world to know that Dirty Grimey Records is trying to fill that dark void in R&B , a sound that comes to life when the night falls. The biggest lesson I’ve learned thus far is that YOU are your biggest challenge.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would take them to San Francisco and eat at the best seafood restaurants because who doesn’t like seafood and if by some odd chance they do not then we are going to visit all the best Italian restaurants there, shout out Tommaso’s. We would have to visit the Academy of Science and the Japanese tea garden. Lastly we would just walk around and see if we can find a hidden gem!
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to shout out everybody involved in Dirty Grimey Records. Marc deVasconcelos and Francci are our producers, Timmy 2 Timez is an artist on the label, an Kai Cocco is an important mention as well.