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5 at 5 with Duch

Who are you?
Duch. Writer/ Producer/ Rapper/ Fashion designer and sneakerhead. I'm also the musical face of Eighty8 Clothing

What is your biggest motivation/inspiration?
Alot.... I find inspiration everywhere. Fashion, sports, art, conversations, cars...... My mind be all over the place. I jot down lines all day, kind of like notes, and when I get to music I build off of those thoughts or lines. Depending on situation I get inspired by the music. It's like the music sparks an emotion or idea. I think that's when you create your best work, being inspired by the moment. I just love creating and that in itself motivates or inspires me to do what I do. 

When did you first realize you were talented in your craft?
I've been writing and doing music since high school, but I would say when I went to college. Me and a group of friends made a 4 song CD. Some how people on campus got wind of it and the response was crazy. The feeling that it gave me let me know that this was what I was meant to do. I got that same feeling when I dropped "Baggage Claim" last year.

Where can fans see/hear more of your work?
You can find my music at or Follow me on Twitter @everydayduch. You can also find me 

Why do you refuse to give up?
Because I see the potential in myself.  I believe in myself and my brand so much that quitting isn't a option. I believe that I have something different to offer the world. 

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