In this interview TheVerce spoke to Electro WOW about how he became involved in the Hip Hop & Electro scene and what inspires him to create music with a very original style.
1 – Who do you admire and learn from?
When it comes to music I look at it from both sides, the production and the writing sides. From the production side I admire and have learned from the greats like the god father of House, DJ Pierre. The king of energy, Skrillex, Bad Boy Bill, Kaskade and so many others. From the writing side I admire creative groups like The Prodigy, Outkast and a few others.
2 – Do you sing and produce your own tracks?
I sing and arrange most of my music productions.
3 – People love your live performances and your shows. Is there a funny anecdote you want to share with us?
We were doing a spring festival in Florida and my light up hoodie would not ignite. It was timed to react to the music so I had to play off the mishap and flung the hoodie into the crowd. I wasn’t planning on being shirtless so I didn’t shave my abs that day and had a wild tank top tan. The fellas in my crew had fun with that story after the show. Razors were placed on my pillow for laughs.
4 – You regularly play at clubs. Do you have any favorite?
The venues are becoming bigger as I grow in popularity but nothing compares to the home town places that gave me my start. Luby’s and Wild Bills.
5 – Do you think the fusion of Electro and Hip Hop music is something that will last for many years?
It is a genre that is still on the rise so it is hard to say. I believe if you are genuine in what you do and have a message that connects with people in your music, it will survive the test of time.
6 – What’s the name of your upcoming album? Please tell us more about the new tracks.
The new project is called LifeNLights. I am very excited about this project and its release this year. LifeNLights is a production of Electro Hop infused with my own personal touch. Expect the unexpected. Pop/House/Trance/Dance/Hiphop and more…
7 – Your latest single “Wait On Me” became a club hit. Why did you decide to release it as the first single of your new album?
Honestly, it was not scheduled to release as the first single. I am a huge supporter of underground music so I follow intensely. The underground intellects somehow found the song and leaked it. It became a viral sensation immediately so we had to respect the masses and pushed “Wait On Me” as the first single. I believe it is the perfect video to display my vision of bright lights, partying, unity, and love.
8 – Did you enjoy being part of the music video for “Wait On Me”?
Oh yes, I really enjoyed being a part. Like most of my shows and projects, it was one huge electro party! It wasn’t much work at all. lol
9 – What’s the name of your next single?
The next single is called “Roll With Me”. This single is going to be a global smash hit. Roll with me is designed to display my vision and passion for world unity. We are all the same so lets all party together and “Roll With Me”.
10 – Where can we catch you singing over the next months?
We are completing the southeast leg of our campaign in the U.S. We will be in Florida the month of March at the world famous Club Lavela, Night Town and a few other places in Miami. Check TheVerce.com for details.
11 – What advice would you give to people that want to follow in your footsteps?
Believe in yourself, never give up. There is no expiration on following your dreams. When you are doing something outside of the norm it sometimes take a while for others to see your vision and accept it. Stay true and stay consistent.
Duncan Daniels Honors Obalende Area In Lagos, Nigeria With New Song
Duncan Daniels is a singer/songwriter and music producer who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in the United Kingdom + Nigeria. Over the years he has been able to perfect the art of bringing to life an alternative mix of Afrobeats, Pop, Rock, and Soul. His music combines the right ingredients of beats, vocals, lyrics, and rhythm that is unique to his name and his brand, DunkishRock. Duncan’s musical talents became evident at a young age, and those around him quickly took notice when he started writing music and playing the piano at the age of 11. He credits his passion for music to growing up listening to artists such as Fela Kuti, U2, Bon Jovi, boyz II men, and of course the legendary Michael Jackson.
Duncan Daniels’ music career has spanned almost two decades, beginning in the early 2000s in Port Harcourt Nigeria, where he was part of the infamous Tuck Tyght collective. With multiple nominations at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards and constant music releases every music cycle, today Duncan Daniels is regarded as one of the most consistent US-based Nigerian Diaspora Artists with up to 5 solo albums and over 20 singles released. Duncan Daniels will be releasing his 6th studio album titled “Songs of Limitless Optimism – S.O.L.O” on August 12th 2022.
Duncan Daniels delves back in time to his brief travels from Port Harcourt to Lagos in the mid-2000s, always having to pass through the ultra-busy Obalende area on the Lagos mainland before getting into Lagos Island. Tapping deep into this nostalgia the 1998 song “So into You” by Tamia comes to mind with similar progressions and melody structure, hence a catchy summer-sounding fun and vibey love song named after the area emerges as the first single on the album.
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Vintage The Audio Shares That One Head-Bobbing Song… Give It A Try!
So once again, let the playlist keep growing with this tune featuring his best passionate verses. As the title suggests, this single is packed with a romantic punch from start to end, while still giving you the head-bobbing effect.
The whole listening experience in itself is undeniably catchy. Not to mention, spitting hot rhymes matches his agile and powerful voice.
Between emotive melodies and sharp flows, the Florida-based artist is ready to set the tone in the urban genre.
Give it a try via Spotify below.
Having lived through a difficult childhood, Vintage The Audio developed a belief that losing is not an option. The father of VTA ends up going to prison for 20 years as a little boy. Despite this, nowadays, he continues achieving his goals and following his dreams steadily.
What started as a hobby has become a professional music career. From freestyling with his friends to writing his own relatable lyrics, Vintage The Audio is eager to make waves in America and beyond.
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Monaco’s Got Talent! Rapper Young Cardi Shares “PISSED OFF” Video
Young Cardi is making a name for himself as the first-ever rapper born in Monaco. Watch here his debut music video for “PISSED OFF,” where luxury and glamour meet dope urban beats.
When you hear the word Monaco, you immediately associate it with superyachts, fancy cars, grand casinos, and the French Rivera. Nonetheless, everyone on planet Earth has a unique talent.
In this case, Young Cardi dares to explore a flawless rhyme style and flow worth checking out.
My initial impression is that “PISSED OFF,” is the ideal track to blast while you’re driving. On top of this, if you enjoy blowing off some steam by belting out explosive rap lines, then the whole experience can be almost therapeutic.
So, don’t let angry or sad emotions self-sabotage your life. Allow yourself to be swept away by energetic instrumentals and incredibly insightful verses in this song.
In one way or another, Young Cardi has art coursing through his veins. As a matter of fact, he is the grandson of the most beloved actress of all time in Egypt, Laila Hilal Yassin, better known by her stage name, Eman.
His influences are from Hip-Hop icons such as XXXtentaction, JuiceWrld, and Kanye West. Without a doubt, he showcases raw potential ready to take on the world.