We had the good fortune of connecting with Codac and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Codac, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I’ve done a great job helping other people make millions, might as well do it for myself
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
Well I’m a hiphop artist by the name of Codac (Codac504) & the owner of a clothing brand that both go by the name High University. I’ve been a writer since very young. Started with poetry, won a few essay contest & eventually started rapping. I’ve been around the country & worked with some great artists.

Definitely harder than it looks but the reward of seeing a club full of people or people driving by with your song playing is a worthwhile return. I partnered up with DJ Joe Wit Da Dreadz a few years back & it’s been music magic ever since. A quick listen & you would see that we have a sound like no other.
 If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Man, it’s hard to miss if you’re visiting New Orleans. I try to take my friends to places where us as locals visit. From the bigger event spots like The Republic or Ceasar’s to the whole in the walls in every section of the city. Downtown, uptown, the east or westbank. A secondline on a Sunday is a must if you want to get the true feel then hangout on N. Claiborne or Washington depending on what section you’re in. If you want some good food the list is just as long but for a quick bite we love Chicken & Watermelon, Wing Shack (Wing Snack) or Manchu’s. Make sure you get a pineapple Big Shot. My favorite live music section is Feenchmen St. You’ll also bump into some random comedy or poetry nights. It’s New Orleans

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I feel I’ve always had some great people around me. I get my work ethics from my dad. My mom always encouraged my artistic side & the friends around me always believed in me

Website: www.highuniversityphd.com

Instagram: @Codac504 @highuniversityphd

Twitter: @Codac504

Facebook: Codac Izdatruth

Youtube: https://youtube.com/user/codac504

Other: Also, make sure you checkout the artist I manage @_kellette_ she has a super amazing voice & spirit

Image Credits
Photos by T-Black for 10 Finger Media Pucture features Codac & DJ Joe Wit Da Dreadz

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