Who is Runway Richy, and where are you from?
Runway Richy is also known as Kevia Morris from the group Murder Mafia and Born Wit It . I’m originally born in New Orleans but raised Decatur Ga, Zone 6.
How did you discover your musical talent?
I really think it discovered me , I been rapping since i was in the womb. [Laughs] My whole family is from the N.O. music is a very big part of our culture .
Who has been your greatest inspirations musically and why?
The Greatest? That’s hard because its so many , but Andre 3000 because he reinvented himself every album, but still stay true to himself. Like Andre 3000 be hanging out at Chit Chat in Decatur Ga , that’s the most place ever . Others from Bossie , Pimp C , 2pac ,Biggie , Wayne , Playa Fly , Quincy Jones , Elton John , Triple 6 etc etc have all been inspirations to me as a artist.
What do you feel you offer the music industry that we don’t already have in other performers?
Honestly I think my music is a little more diverse than the average “ street or hood “ artist. I feel I’m able to balance records for the hood , with records for the world , for example my record Awesome feat B.o.B .
Have you encountered any problems in getting to this point in your career?
The only problem I’ve encountered is myself, at times I was my worst enemy . I made decisions that effected my freedom , which effected my music career.
What do you want people get from your music?
From my music I just want you to get me Kevia Morris , Runway Richy. I want you to feel how I was feeling when i recorded , I want you to picture the scene I’ m painting thru my lyrics.
When can we expect some new music from you?
My debut project titled “ Uh Oh” just dropped about 3 weeks ago and I’m presently working on records for my other project , not sure what the title of it will be yet. I’m slating for a November release . Until then just stay tuned I’m always releasing random records on the net
What has been your greatest achievement so far?
The release of my first solo project , release of my first video ,” Fuck Wit Ya which by the way did over 2 million views on worldstar. [Laughs] Really everything going on with my career right now , because this time last year I was locked up.
If you could collaborate with one artist, living or dead, who would it be and why?
There is so many i would want to collaborate with and do a we are the world record. [Laughs] Since I can only choose one ill go with God , he’s the all time greatest creator and as artist that’s what we do “ create “ , so Gods my final answer. [Laughs]
One track of yours that you think defines you and why?
Last of a dying breed feat Trae da Truth , because its a lack of real genuine people left in the world , everybody feels like they need to be someone else instead of being themselves. I’m me no matter what , last of a dying breed.
Last but not least, HYPE wants to know…What’s your CRAZIEST “Where they do that at?!” moment…
Doing a show in the country and my bottles was brought out to me in what looked like KFC Buckets lol but the funniest s*** was they had sparklers on it , but even crazier the couch they had in the section was so old looked like Martin Luther King died on it. [Laughs] Definitely a “Uh Oh” moment.