Swae Lee Talks Dominating Multiple Genres at 2019 Grammy Awards
Swae Lee is a many of many talents. He may not have been in the video, but the Rae Sremmurd frontman stunted at Sunday night's (Feb. 10) 61st annual Grammy Awards in support of his contributions to Travis Scott and Drake's smash hit "SICKO MODE." Prior to "SICKO" coming up empty, the "Hurt to Look" crooner stopped by to chat with Billboard for a few minutes on the red carpet to put his electric 2018 in review.
The 23-year-old is happy to see the next generation of musicians inspired by his creativeness. "It's dope getting the recognition of people being inspired by my work and wanting to sound something like it. One thing about me, I always try to make my next song sound different than the last song and push music forward. I'm amazed at all my sucess," he tells Billboard. "It's a good feeling to see your music catch up with your hard work."
Swae doesn't plan on stepping away from his relentless work ethic, as he will continue to experiment in any music style he sees fit. "I'm just going to keep dominating all different genres. I'm not going to limit myself," Lee says. "If I wake up and want to make a country song, I'm going to make a country song. If I get up and want to make a trap song, I'm going to make the hardest trap song. I'm just going to keep pushing music forward."
The "Sunflower" artist also quiets any breakup rumors surrounding Rae Sremmurd, explaining that the bond with his brother is "forever." "We going to keep pushing Rae Sremmurd through the ceiling. Rae Sremmurd is forever. Sremmlife, we made a promise," he asserts.
Watch the red carpet interview with Swae Lee above.