Updated: Dec 13, 2019
A1 Bentley recently broke the internet over Thanksgiving weekend with his new hit single
From being on the hit show Love and Hip Hop, launching new music and embarking on a new journey in fashion, A1 is taking his brand to new heights. I had the privilege of speaking with A1 Bentley to hear about all the new ventures he has launching in 2020!
Toni: What was the inspiration behind your new hit single " 2 At A Time" that recently went viral on Thanksgiving weekend?
A1 Bentley: I was feeling creative and I went into the studio with put down 8 records in one night and we just had fun with it. I felt that it was the right single to release first.
Toni: That's a lot of songs you record in one night, eight records! You definitely have a creative mind.
A1 Bentley: Yea, I usually put down 10 records a session.
Toni: I received the news of your recently signing to RIV entertainment. Do you feel like you have more creative control? How do feel about this new journey?
A1 Bentley: I've always had creative control but I was honored to work with RIV entertainment and have always been a fan of their work. They have a great energy and I"m ready to take it to the next level and I believe we can do that together.
Toni: After hearing the new single who can we expect to hear featured on the new album?
A1 Bentley: We have features such as rap artists French Montana and Nelly.
Toni: I absolutely love the line up.
Toni: Fashion is definitely something I'm passionate about and I can see you are too. What inspires your fashion sense?
A1 Bentley: I inspire myself, I like being spontaneous with what I wear and being edgy.
Toni: What inspired the no SHIRT trend we see so much on the show Love and Hip Hop?
A1 Bentley: I am a SEX SYMBOL.
Toni: Well being a sex symbol who loves fashion, Do you prefer to shop for yourself or prefer a stylist to dress you?
A1 Bentley: Have you heard of the song "NO STYLIST" by French Montana and Drake?
Toni:Yes, I have.
A1 Bentley: Well I wrote it.
Toni: Well then it's self explanatory!
Toni: What can we expect from your music and fashion new adventures in the new year?
A1 Bentley: Definitely dropping the New EP, New Videos, New Clothes and New Nail Polish Line.
Toni: I have to hear more about your nail polish line. Can I at least get the name of the new line?
A1 Bentley: TUH, the nail polish line is called TUH.
Toni: Like your jumpsuits we see you rocking on a daily.
A1 Bentley: Yes.
Toni: Well I can't wait to hear ear more about your new nail polish and your clothing line coming in 2020.
A1 Bentley: Yea I will definitely keep you updated!