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Interview With Nodis

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Are you going to stay Independent?

I be seeing artist who are signed to labels have less monthly listeners than me, It’s not like the label clicks a magical button that can just make you an overnight star or they would do it with all their artists.. I don’t see their streams go up and they are signed to a major like that’s scary.

What are some goals for yourself as an artist at this point of your career?

If my mixtape “I DROPPED A PROJECT” can catapult my career like “So Far Gone” did for Drake then im fuckin in there.

How does being from Virginia inspire your music?

I mean VA got the waviest artist. Being from there is inspiring because you got pioneers like Pharell, Timbaland, Missy Elliot, The Clipse… it’s like you got to be great.

I had to click up with the most talented people around me in my area.. I was in bumb fuck Virginia, I wasnt in LA or NY. So that helped too. We all had a similar vision.

What is it that your fans should understand about your Story?

I overcame a lot. I was eating outside at a restaurant and I looked at a homeless person walking by and suddenly had a flashback of what I looked like when I was on drugs. Im not even trippin off drugs anymore, I have no urge to go back there. I love writing about it and I still have those nights full of fuckery with girls and my boys, my life is fun and I hope you hear that through my music.

Describe your creative process?

It took me almost a year to make my mixtape “I DROPPED A PROJECT” I write, then re-write over and over again until I feel it’s perfect. I mean until version 17.4 and we might choose version 3. I love feed back, even though sometimes it fucking breaks me but then I get my mind to it and I rewrite again. We started dropping the singles 6 months ago and I was writing as we were going. I locked in with Avedon where all I did was write and sleep.

Who are your favorite artists and producers?

Avedon is my favorite producer he’s like my spirit animal with this music shit. He also produces a bunch for Trippie & RUSS who i’m a fan of. My boy Sergio Cortez moved out here from VA to engineer and produce for me, hes a fuckin beast too.

Some artists I like are Juice Wrld RIP, Dominic Fike, Baby Keem.

Who are you talking about in “I Love You But Fuck You”

My Ex Kim. We were together for like 2 years but it was mad, toxic, broken phones, scratches all on my face, all that wild shit. The line that describes it most was “Always on a hold up, he tellin you that it’s over, He tryna get you unsober, You really just want your closure, And nothing is ever over, And nothing is ever this”

Follow Nodis

https://www.instagram.com/nodismymusic/