Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Ra’Shad the Blues Kid
Ra’Shad The Blues Kid is a Blues Musician and Artist from Mississippi. Ra’Shad was born September 30, 1987 as Larry Ra’Shad McGill in Laurel, MS. From an early age, he was recognized as a unique individual. His immediate family consist of 3 brothers and 1 sister. Ra’Shad is the youngest of this bunch. It was in church, that he first discovered a love of music from watching and observing the church guitarist and watching the keyboard players.
The church guitarist, Billy Evans, would allow him to sit with him as he played. Ra’Shad father was a teacher and an avid Football coach; In Southern Mississippi, Football is a Friday night tradition. Ra’Shad grew up loving both music and football and though the path to football was strong, there was no doubt that music was his passion. That passion was fueled when he got his hands on his first guitar.