INTERVIEW: SoundLava Interview With Hiphop And R&B Music Star “Kalani Wealth”
Q: What got you into music and made you realize that it was your chosen path?
A: As a little girl my dad when he was an around would bring me to his friends at home recording studio around 5 and 6 years old and I would be there each time playing in the studio touching the walls where the sound proof laid and microphone stand was placed , my dad placed my sister ok a track and I was wanting to get on the track to, but it never happened then as I grew older I was discovered from a friend in middle school who had a crush on me and he chose me to do a recording voice verse for him. I did it and a few year later my brother came to me and asked me to freestyle with him I got shy and said no, but when I left him I would go home and begin doing research on how to rap and how to write and I practiced and I wrote a first verse in 2018 and I let him hear it, he then told me you are good you need to start rapping then I started to purchase recording time at a local studio in East nashville and begin going every few months and I had everyone helping me rooting for me telling me what I need to work on and what I need to do far as working with producers.
Q: Tell us about your new music (Song/EP/Mixtape/Album)? And what’s the story behind it?
A: I’ve dropped 4 new single pussy sing, London remain, calling all souls and Kalani. In the push sing single I made the music for club goers because it is a relatable song. People can dance to and get hype. I made Londonremain about someone I was dealing with at the time that influenced the song and I was helping him out in his situation, but he then turned on me so we no longer speak any further. I express my desires and my thoughts in that song to show me creativity. Calling all souls is a song about me being a lover and needing someone who is down for me as sometime I get lonely and just need a significant other to be by my side and I explain a situation I experienced from trauma that made me jump off the porch to being guarded. And a struggle time period I had before in my life that I had to overcome. Kalani single is a single regarding myself on how I am as person so that you can get to know me as a person and artist. I make you feel like you’re right beside me hanging out with Genuine persona.
Q: What makes your music unique? How would you describe it? (genres/sub-genres)
A: I’m a Hiphop and r&b artist I make music for everyone certainly and soon I’ll have most genres of music for every to be a part of my music adventures.
Q: Who are your biggest music influences? And any particular artist/band you would like to collaborate with in the future?
A: My biggest inspiration is lilzayosama from Chicago, I love his music I would love to collaborate with him one day. My inspiration is Mariah Carey she has the most amazing vocals and carried me through my toughest times as a kid I would always sing her songs and to be exact we belong together was my favorite.
Q: How long have you been in the music industry?
A: I’ve been in the music scene since October of 2018 code to Halloween day pretty much.
Q: Which is the best moment in your musical career that you’re most proud of? (awards, projects or public performances etc.
A: The best is that I performed multiple times in front of an audience in Nashville on a small to a big stage and I enjoyed myself. The audience loved me and everytime I performed I was shown love and everyone wanted to hear me again and see me perform again.
Q: How do you balance your music with other obligations – family, friends or work?
A: I had orchestrated this plan since the beginning of my rap career and everything feel in place for me in due time.
Q: What advice would you give to aspiring musicians?
A: Get your college degree always have something besides making music, have you something to fall back on when you retire.
Q: If you had one message to give to your fans, what would it be?
A: Thank you for all of your support I’m modest and I appreciate you all. We are here for the long haul with more greatness to come.
Q: What’s next for you? Any upcoming projects?
A: I’m working on a album where I’m featuring artist from my home town, no one shed enough light on Nashville TN and it’s time we do that because hits a lot of skillful artist in my city where I’m from. They deserve a chance at music just like the other states. We deserve to be heard also.
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