A.N.O: State your name and where you from
Deezy: "Fresh Deezy, member of the Showboiz production team. I from allot of places but I call
Toronto my home"
Paco: "Paco from Toronto, member of the Showboiz team"
Jama: " Jama from Toronto, 3rd member of the Showboiz"
A.N.O: What do you guys do? What are the Showboiz?
Deezy: "We produce music, hip-hop & RnB, Neo-soul"
Jama "Yea we do allot of different styles of music, a whole sort of different arrangements"
A.N.O: And how did the whole "Showboiz" movement start?
Deezy: "We've known each other since the 8th grade and really got to producing in high school"
Jama: "We got introduced to music in Jr. High school and continued into high school, Deezy and I
were both on the school band. I played the drums Deezy played the Alto Sax. Later on we started
making beats as hobby, then into working with writers and gettin a real feel of producing a record."
A.N.O: Who are some of your favorite producers?
Jama: "The Neptunes, Timberland & Dj Premier"
Paco: "Timberland, Jermaine Dupri, Kayne West"
Deezy: "Premier, Drumma Boy, Alchemist"
A.N.O: Who would be the ultimate person/artist to work with?
Jama: "Similar lettering, Jay-Z"
A.N.O: How would you guys describe you're sound?
Deezy: "It’s different its definitely a unique sound of music...something new to the table we sound
like us, The Showboiz"
Jama: "Sometimes we work together sometimes we work apart and some of our records don't really
sound like what you may hear in the market today"
A.N.O: How do you feel about the hip-hop in the Toronto culture?
Deezy: "I see a lot of change happening and a lot of progress, its definitely better than the past. Its
growing. I like some of the artists coming out of Toronto"
Jama: “Definitely, Drake is at the forefront and making a big name for not only himself but for
Toronto as a whole. I think when his album drops the world will see what Toronto has to offer.
The doors are definitely open and people around the the world are starting to take notice."
A.N.O: How important is the first impression in the music industry?
Deezy: "First impression is everything, whether it in the music industry or not. I guess the first
thing is to just be yourself, you can't be anything more than that. Sometimes it could make or break
you so just being yourself is really important "
Paco: "Thats a big reason why we put it alot it preparing our music packages and presenting it. We
want everyone's first impression of the Showboiz to be right, and show others that we are complete
and we know what we’re doing."
A.N.O: Name a beat that really stands out to you
Paco: "Ginding by the Neptunes"
Deezy: "Put On by Drumma Boy"
Jama: "Still D.R.E. I think Dre and Scott Storch made that one"
A.N.O: What do you think is your biggest acomplishment as a whole to date?
Deezy: "One of the biggest accomplishments to date is being able to be at Echo Studios down in
Atlanta courtesy of one of our good friends Stroud of Two Band Geeks, who is a in house
producer for Grand Hustle. Just being able to see different artists that run threw there and being
able get feedback and tips on what we do and having an opportunity to work with those artists is a
A.N.O: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Jama: "The goal is to be at the forefront of hip-hop music & and RnB in general. Working with
artists worldwide. We see ourselves as very success producers and recognized for the skills that we
A.N.O: How you feel about twitter?
Deezy: "I love twitter, I'm a twitter fiend, I'm
on it all the time. I might need twitter rehab
lol. Its a great social networking tool, whoever
invented it is a genius."
Jama: "(I think) Its great, if you know how to
use, it good be your best friend...if you abuse it
it could be your best friend lol. It bridges the
gap between artists and fans. (Today I talked to
Nicki Minaj, but she didn't reply LOL...)"
A.N.O: Tell us something that most people
wouldn't know about the Showboiz.
Deezy: "That we're from Toronto"
A.N.O: Describe each member in just one
Deezy: "Jama - Crazy Paco - organized"
Jama: "Paco - efficient Deezy - Proactive
Paco: "Deezy - consistent Jama - Creative"
A.N.O: Since we've all went to the same
high school, describe the Ashleys in one word.
Deezy: "A.banks- Loca T.Ashley - Quiet"
A.N.O: Gucci or Jeezy and why?
Paco: "Jeezy" Thug Motivation 101 was a classic,
and no one expected it"
Deezy: "I like em both, I honestly can't choose
one or the other. Jezzy's Thug Motivation, like
Paco said was a classic, and I can't wait to hear
TM 103. Gucci I like as well for his style and I
can't wait to hear The State vs. Radric Davis"
Jama: "Gucci. Cuz he's the underdog. He made it
to this point by himself. he never had a major
label backing him or any big co-signs. Gucci is
AshleysBlog: When you guys get your first big
check, what’s the first thing you're gonna do with
Jama: "I love you Toronto, but umma get a crib in
Miami, peace out!!"
Deezy: "Crib in Atlanta"
Paco: "Funny thing is I was already scheming about
making the company bigger, so I would reinvest in
A.N.O: In your world wht color is the sky?
Paco: "Blue, like in Mario Brothers"
Jama: "Orange (in a Jamaican accent)
A.N.O: Nicki Minaj or Amber Rose
Deezy & Jama: "Nicki"
Paco: "Amber Rose, cuz she's classy"
AshleysBlog: What’s your favorite movie?
Jama: "Coming to America"
Deezy: "Star Wars, all of em"
AshleysBlog: Where can people reach The Showboiz?
@showboipacoLTL for Paco"
AshleysBlog: First thing that comes to mind.
Jama: "Gotta have it"
Paco: "I try not to eat it"
AB: After the Club
Deezy: "After Party"
Jama: "Hung Shing's (Chinese Food Restaurant)"
A.N.O: 106 & Park
Deezy: "Freestyle Friday"
Paco: "Up next"