A Look in the Past with Dev

thebasedpastdevTo continue our brand new feature ‘A Look in the Past’ we are going back to an early interview with the super talented artist Devin Starr aka Dev. This goes way back to February of 2010 when she had just recently dropped a super classic video “Bass Down Low” featuring The Cataracs. Check it out below (mind you that the interview is completely unaltered) and keep it locked in for who’s up next and more features on Dev in the future.

Tell us about yourself. Whats your name? Where are you from?
Whats goodd. Well my names Devin Star. I’m 20, I’m portuguese & mexican, I’m a small town girl, and I’m a brat to sassy for your bruthaa.

What does the word “based” mean to you?
It’s very special and unique. It’s real. It’s legendary, I only use it when I’m speaking about someone delusion, some truly amazingly talented, and/or Lil b.

How did you get into the music industry? What inspired you?
Cyrano of The Cataracs found a small project I had up on myspace and liked my voice, I then collab’d with the Cataracs and now we all live together in loft in LA. I’ve always liked art, fashion, music, literature, self expression. I’m addicted to freedom, and music gives me that. guess that rebellious need for freedom was enough inspiration? Yeeahhhh

What upcoming projects are you working on?
A good album.

Are there any artists out there you would like to work with, but haven’t got the chance yet?
Too many, I’d like to experience a little of everyone.

Who are your favorite artists right now?
Santi. Mia. La Roux. Lilly. Blondie. Kurt. Em. those artists are always my favs. I go through hella phases tho

What are some things that people don’t know about you?
Umm IDK I’m usually pretty open about shit

Whats some advice you can give the people that want to get into the music industry?
Keep grinding. Always.