As a fan of Hip-Hop music, in the early 2000’s there were certain mixtapes you waited for, because it was a big friggin deal. Mixtapes on your radar were always; Flex, Clue Big Mike, Kay Slay, Green Lantern, Whoo Kid and a kid from Boston named Clinton Sparks with his branded Get Familiar tag line, was one of the mixtapes you waited for and couldn’t wait to pop into your CD player.
Clinton’s tapes are no joke. Exclusive songs, cuts and scrathes, production, Sparks had it all with the biggest names in the game. Fast forward to 2014 and Clinton Sparks is ranked #7 on USA Today’s top DJ list. Clinton was a correspondent for E TV Network. Clinton Sparks produces mixtapes for Rock groups like Fall Out Boys. Yes, Sparks does Rock mixtapes! Only an out-of-the-box mind approach can accomplish the feats Clinton Sparks has compiled. He is one of the few people that can get a shout out from a Steve Aoki, Tommy Lee or Rick Ross concert and each audience will show him love.
Clinton’s mind doesn’t work in just Hip-Hop, it works in music, Hip-Hop is one of many tools used to create ICONoClast, his latest EP. Sparks not only lends his creative genius to acquire the likes of Snoop Dogg, T.I., 2 Chainz, Macklemore and Ty Dolla $ign, sparks lends his vocals on the EP to really give his fans all of Clinton Sparks.
Clinton musical mind seems to be on level 10 at all times, with a drive second only to possibly Diddy, Sparks is proud to produce something that music lovers will appreciate. AllHipHop speaks with Clinton about his album and his mixtape. Take a look at our interviews and enjoy an stream of ICONoClast below while you tale a look into the mind of a musical entrepreneur and genius behind the mic. Get more Familiar with Clinton Sparks and his smokin’ new EP, ICONoClast!
Clinton speaks on Digital Detox mixtape