Lakutis Talks Single Parent Households, Accidentally Becoming A Rapper, Trying To Make Songs He Won’t Hate Later, and Performs “Animal” Live In Studio

This week we talked to Washington Heights, NY native Aleksey Weintraub, better known as Lakutis. The first time I saw him perform at Los Globos was intriguing. He was on stage shirtless, hair covering his face, screaming like a rap game Danzig. The catchy dark pop hook for “Body Scream” caught my ear.

This year’s 3 Seashells finds him experimenting on the outskirts of rap in a dark, party friendly world. We talk about growing up in New York in a one parent household, serendipitously falling into rapping, and trying to make a song he won’t hate when it’s done