Recording Artist Nanji Talks forthcoming EP “Reach For The Stars” [Interview]

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Nanji is an artist with a focus on blending the melodic textures of R&B with the timeless energy of hip-hop. Recently, he took to the web to release a brand new single, “Tonight”. The new project stretches out towards different directions, highlighting the artist’s incredibly remarkable artistic versatility. One of the most distinctive perks of this release is the high quality of the production. The sound is very haunting and all-encompassing, yet it has a warm, organic and down-to-earth attitude, which really showcases the “human element” of the material. Unlike many releases in this particular genre, “Tonight” is far from becoming a collection of the usual cliches, ready-made presents, and recycled thoughts. A lot of heart went into the making of these songs, and the reward is a much more intriguing listening experience. If you enjoy the work of artists the likes of Travis Scott, Migos and Young Thug, you are certainly going to enjoy what you hear now. Learn more about Nanji, and do not miss out on “Tonight” as well as other releases from this talented artist.

Getmybuzzup: Tell us a little about yourself?

Nanji: My name is Nanji . I’m a hip hop artist from South Carolina. I’m vegan, I hug trees & I don’t kill bugs. lol wassup?

 

Getmybuzzup: How long have you been in the music industry?

Nanji: I been writing music since age 9. Music is an escape for me so I’m passionate about my craft. The connections I make on a daily bases makes it all the worthwhile.

 

Getmybuzzup: How did you get started in the first place?

Nanji: Lil Bow Weezy .. lol Nah . Um .. I was born with it?

 

Getmybuzzup: How would you describe your sound?

Nanji: Universal

 

Getmybuzzup: Who are your inspirations in the music industry?

Nanji: I grew up listening to T.I., Future, Travis Scott, Migos, Marshmellow and Maroon 5 lol.

 

Getmybuzzup: How do you go about writing a song and what is your process?

Nanji: You never tell the secret sauce! Did Mr. Crabs?? nah .. I feel for it.

 

Getmybuzzup: What is the concept behind your latest project?

Nanji: Reach For The Stars is about staying resilient. Happy. No matter what. Even on the cloudy days, you still gotta walk out the door with a smile. We work hard & party harder.

 

Getmybuzzup: Any plans on touring to promote your latest project?

Nanji: All Heads Up Tour later this year. Dates TBA !!!

 

Getmybuzzup: What did you buy with your first check off music?

Nanji: A telescope and a meditation retreat. Then I went to the strip club. I’m still lightweight new this lol.

 

Getmybuzzup: What are must-haves when you’re in the studio working?

Nanji: The bee’s! Beer, Bottle, Blunt, Bitches!

 

Getmybuzzup: What is the best piece of advice in this business you actually followed?

Nanji: Have fun.

 

Getmybuzzup: Will you be collaborating with any other artists on this project or in the future?

Nanji: In the future sure. Who should I collab with?

 

Getmybuzzup: Do you think your music is mostly enjoyed more for the beats or for the lyrical flow and content?

Nanji: I think its a mixture. I’d rather it be well balanced than just for one reason.

 

Getmybuzzup: What area do you need to improve on in regards to your career? (Example: Better production, Delivery, Stage presence, etc..)

Nanji: Songwriting, performing, the business itself. By day & by night I am prosperous in all my ways.

 

Getmybuzzup: What’s your all-time favorite song?

Nanji: T.I. – Hell of a Life

 

Getmybuzzup: In your opinion who is the most influential and successful artist in your genre today and why?

Nanji: Drake and Jay Z.

 

Getmybuzzup: Who have been some of your favorite artists that you’ve been able to work with?

Nanji: I ain’t there yet.

 

Getmybuzzup: How do you feel about the current state of music?

Nanji: I love where it’s at. Hip hop is the biggest genre in the world. You can’t be mad at that.

 

Getmybuzzup: Any dream award shows you hope to one day play at?

Nanji: I wanna be everywhere. That’s all lol .. I love festivals too.

 

Getmybuzzup: What is your main goal as far as music?

Nanji: Billboard top charts.

 

Getmybuzzup: Who would you say your music relates to the most?

Nanji: Party animals lol .. Nah. Anyone who’s looking to escape the day to day troubles of life with fun & laughter.

 

Getmybuzzup: What separates you from other artists? (What’s makes you different?)

Nanji: I don’t try to be who I’m not. My real name is also my stage name so I can’t fake to me or my fans. That’s my lifestyle.

 

Getmybuzzup: When you’re not in the studio, What do you like to do for fun and relaxation?

Nanji: Adventurous things. Smoke weed. Meditate lol

 

Getmybuzzup: If you could work with any producer who would it be?

Nanji: Metro Boomin

 

Getmybuzzup: What’s the biggest highlight of your career thus far?

Nanji: My iHeart Radio Interview.

 

Getmybuzzup: What is your dream venue to perform at?

Nanji: The Garden lol

 

Getmybuzzup: What artist music are you currently a fan of?

Nanji: Gunna … Travis Scott sonically sheesh!

 

Getmybuzzup: When performing live what are some of the things you do to get the crowd involved?

Nanji: I talk to them. Most of them are already hype.

 

Getmybuzzup: When performing live and the crowd is singing along how does that energy make you feel?

Nanji: ALIVE

 

Getmybuzzup: What’s the name of the last book you read and by whom?

Nanji: The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

 

Getmybuzzup: What can we expect from you in the future?

Nanji: Movies, inventions, tons of music and whatever else I can imagine.

 

Getmybuzzup: Anything else you wanna add?

Nanji: Watch for the “Reach For The Stars” EP dropping Feb. 22nd. All Heads Up Tour in April. Please share my new single “Tonight” with your friends & family. Stream!

 

Getmybuzzup: Where can the fans check out for your music?

Nanji: Find me on social media!

Instagram: @nanji_universe

Facebook: @nanjiuniverse

Website: https://www.artistecard.com/nanji

 

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