Podcast EP 21: Brentalfloss (Brent Black) Interview

brentalfloss with lyrics interview brent blackBrent “brentalfloss” Black is a comedian, musician, and gamer. He first gained notoriety when he added lyrics to the title theme from Mega Man 3 and created the “With Lyrics” series on Youtube. He has since grown a Youtube subscriber base of nearly 300,000 and released three full-length albums which have reached the top ten in both the Bandcamp and iTunes comedy charts. He lives in New York City and performs at music venues and gaming conventions in the USA, Canada, and the UK.

In this interview we discuss:

  • How Brent tried to convince a teacher that Final Fantasy II taught him how to multitask
  • How With Lyrics came about (The Brentalfloss Origins story)
  • Why you should be authentic
  • How to make a video go viral
  • How Brent chooses a project to take on
  • Struggles in the video game industry
  • What’s missing in video games
  • The sophisticated method Brentalfloss and I both used to select epic titles to rent at Blockbuster Video
  • Which 3 video game characters Brent would choose to carpool with

 

Go listen & watch on YouTube

Check out the Brentalfloss website here

Buy his music on iTunes or Bandcamp