Mixed By Kamillion Talks Life, Early Beginnings, Music
Tell us about your background, what have you gotten to where you are today?
I started out djing, then I wanted to create the music I was playing, I got this far by never giving up even when people around me did I kept going! I always tell every one never give up if this is truly what you want to do!
Where are you from?
I was born in Farmville Virginia where the majority of my family is at but I was raised in Jersey City, New Jersey, my parents moved there when I was 1 years old.
When did you start music?
I started out as a Dj when I was 13, my mom purchased me my 1st set of equipment for Christmas, by the age of 20 I was introduced to creating music, by 22 I had my own recording studio and I have been creating music ever since.
How did you get into music?
Music run in my family, my grandfather had is own group that toured and a few of my Uncles and cousins are dj’s and musicians. So it’s in my blood.
What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
Converting from working a regular job to doing music full time.
Are you currently signed or independent?
I am independent.
Who inspires you the most musically?
I usually get inspiration from life coaches rather than other musicians its weird but when I need inspiration I put on videos from Eric Thomas or Gary Vee.
What do you want people to take away after listening to your music?
I make all types of music so from the people I create it with to the people who listen, I want every one to enjoy the music and create memories that last for ever, from listening in the studio, driving in the car, or even a birthday party where every one is having fun.
Any new music coming out soon?
I have a project out now I just released called “Cold Days In The Summer”.
What is your greatest achievement as a musician?
I was able to assist on a track called “Already” off of Beyonce’s project “The Lion King: The Gift” featuring Shatta Wale.
Do you produce your own music? If not who do you work with?
Yes I produce my own music myself.
Who is one artist you wish you could work with?
My favorite rapper of all time Fabolous!
Tell us about any new music you have coming out? When is coming out? What is it about?
I just released a new project called “Cold Days In The Summer” It is about things that happen in the summer from relationships to partying to events that happens in the summer.
What does a day inside your shoes look like?
Because of the Pandemic its simple, wake up, go to my studio, back home. Repeat.
Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
Follow me on instagram @mixedbykamillion.
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