BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST: NICK SEVERE
Nick, tell us some more about how you first got into music.
It all started for me at a very young age, I've always had a strong love and passion for music.
When I would be riding in the car with my dad as a kid, we would always be listening to music.
Thank God he had a great ear for music and brought me up over the years with such incredible songs and artists as the soundtrack of my life.
My favorite class in school was always creative writing, that's when I knew I had the ability to come up with stories on the spot and I loved the whole process, and I still love doing it to this day.
When I was eleven years old, I started to DJ in a friends basement, writing and recording my own stuff came soon after.
What was the creative process behind your newest album "VII"?
As far as the creative process behind my latest album, "VII" goes, it all happened very organically.
It's my seventh album, I'm from the 707, it has seven songs, I released it 7.7 and seven has always been my favorite number.
During the recording process all of these things just came together on their own.
I've been seeing so many 7's this entire year, it's a trip!
I'm talking multiple times a day and literally everywhere I go.
It's the number of spiritual perfection and this is by far the best music I have ever recorded.
You are a very respected artist! What would you say to aspiring artists who look up to your work?
My message to aspiring artists would be simple: never stop believing no matter what obstacles you may face and always invest in yourself and your craft if you truly believe in it.
No one else is going to do it for you and no one will believe in you like you!
This day and age we live in has more and more resources and things you can do on your own to promote and build your brand and following.
Remember it's not a sprint, it's a marathon.
Do you have anything new or upcoming we can expect to see from you?
I'm currently working on two new projects and I will be releasing more music videos from the "VII" album as well as much more new music.
The grind doesn't stop.
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