Today on Deejaytakeover music artist one on one feature we had the opportunity to sit down and talk with singer-songwriter Nathaniel. The Brooklyn, New York based artist has worked within the industry for many years as a vocalist/producer/songwriter for many of the top entertainers in the industry including major acts such as ,French Montana, DJ Khaled,Swizz Beat,Remy Ma and many more. Nathaniel has done a Q/A and radio interview with DJ Jay Erica on 95.5 FM Ontop Radio (London,Uk) discussing his life, opinions, and promoting his newest record ‘Tear It Up’, which video was just released today for fans to view also attached in this feature! Read our Q/A, listen to his radio interview with DJ Jay Erica, and check out his new music video below!
Q): Tell me about yourself how did you get your stage name, where are you from,where do you reside etc? Which artist inspired you the most growing up?
A): Well my stage name Nathaniel is actually my real name. I just felt like its ok to be myself as an artist. Im born in raised in Brooklyn, New York where I still reside. The most influencial artist I could say is Musiq Soulchild. He was the only artist who’s albums I actually purchased growing up.
Q): Who would be your dream artist to collaborate with?
A): Dream collab would be Jay Z and Musiq Soulchild
Q):Why did you decide to become a DJ/ Artist/ Entertainer?
A): I decided to become an entertainer because growing up Ive always saw that power that came with entertainmnent. You can influence an entire generation through music. You can spread any message you want to the masses. You can also use that power to help as many people as possible.
Q): What would you say is your biggest accomplishment to date?
A): My biggest accomplishment would be starting my own record label. Fort Greene Music.
Q): What’s the story behind your song Tear it Up? Who was the writers
producers of the song? What do you enjoy about making music?
A): Tear it up was inspired by Mass Appeal by Gangstarr. What I enjoyed most about making the song the feel good party vibe that it gives. I just want people to have that euphoric “having a good time” feeling.
WATCH ‘TEAR IT UP’ MUSIC VIDEO BELOW!
Q): If you could cover any song what would it be?
A): Umm… Usher “There goes my Baby”..
Q): What are the most challenging things you experience as an RNB/HIPHOP artist in today’s industry?
A): One of the greatest challenges today with RnB is trying to create real R&b when theres a blurred line between rapping in singing now these days. Singers are tryna rap and rappers are tryna sing…
Q): Do you think there’s a double standard in the industry, or in entertainment in
A): Not really that I can think of. I really feel like anything goes in the music industry. You just gotta know how to sell it.
Q): Do you have any new projects on the way or any performances occurring, any
events? What’s your over plan for the next few months.
A): I will be having an event in the first Quarter of 2019. I also have a mixtape dropping. On top of that Im planning a European tour.
Q): What makes you unique from other artist?
A): What makes me unique is the way I tell my stories musically from MY perspective.
Q): Anything else you want to add/ Any Shoutouts? your Social Media?
A): Just wanna shout out my FGM team as well as all of the supporters that are helping to move things along. Also shout to you for this interview. My instagram is @nathanielonline. My Offcial website is www.nathanielonline.com Find me!! Much Love