Samuel Wood, better known as "Boss Wood," was born in Leland, Mississippi. He relocated to Jacksonville, Mississippi at thirteen where he discovered his passion for music. Fast forward to 2018, well-known rapper Big Krit presented the "Glorious Challenge" via Instagram to upcoming music artists. Boss Wood ceased the opportunity and swept a big win over 10,000 contestants. Boss's sixteen bar verse captured the interest of panel judges and catapulted his lyrical credibility in the industry. This moment set the tone for the rest of his music career.
Ignoring all of his fears, Boss relocated to San Diego, California, and has consistently released new music and conquered new challenges. He adopted Legendary TJ Chapman, owner of The Free Music Review, as a mentor who has since groomed him to become an eight-time music review champ and, later solidified a major music feature from Big Krit for his most current record “Spaceships” produced by O’ Keefe! Spaceships has reached over 105,000 streams on Spotify!
Based on your slogan, what’s the difference between a fan and a CEO?
BossWood: Instead of marginalizing people to the amount of money they spend with an artist, I take it step further and uphold my listeners or supporters as CEOs: Chief Empowerment Officers!
When not in the studio, where does your spare time go?
BossWood: When I'm not in the studio I can be found near the water. Fishing rod in one hand and cigar in the other. Those moments I'm peaceful and detached from the world. I use that time to collect my thought and prepare for my next mission. The tranquility the water gives is refreshing, relaxing, and it recharges me. Human beings have to break away from the bright lights and loud streets to recalibrate! This is where I cook up my best musical ideas.
What was like to work with Big K.R.I.T.?
BossWood: Working with Krit was a real eye opener. It really taught me that nothing is impossible. I went from listening to his music to him actually hearing me. To have the narrative shift over night was a real shock. Just knowing my sixteen bar verse was going to be showcased with a living legend. Big shout to Dutchington and the Multi Alumni establishment.
How does one go about getting in contact with Boss Wood?
BossWood: You can get in contact with me personally on all social media sites @iambosswood. Send all inquires to firstname.lastname@example.org and you'll receive a timely response from either Quat Nealon or Hookmonger.