We had the good fortune of connecting with its TKO and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi its, why did you pursue a creative career?
Artistry and creativity to me are the purest form of self expression.I feel that expressing your creativity and artistry helps you to peel back the veil that we wear when dealing with societal constraints, emotional issues, etc. The best part is that you get to be YOU. Good, bad , or indifferent So long story long that’s why I chose to pursue an artistic/creative career. Lol

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
So I’m an artist. I rap, sing, and compose. What sets me apart is my passion and vulnerability. I’m willing to try new things and experiment to deviate from the norm. I’m most proud of my perseverance. There’s been a lot false starts but I’m excited about my growth progression and my new project I’m working on entitled, “Only Way Is Up”. I got to this space by sheer will and hard work and I don’t plan on letting up! The most important lesson I’ve learned is “ to run your own race.” You may not have the same route, success, or outlook as others but keep going because the movement is MOVEMENT. I want the world to know my name my pain my success and failures. My art is for you.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I’m mostly a homebody to be honest. If not I’m either with my children or doing music. If I do step out though I like to try stuff I wouldn’t normally do. So if I had to plan it would probably consist of us eating maybe Latin or Haitian cuisine probably PinoLandia or Chef Creole. I like to watch plays and shows and be on the water. So we’d take a trip to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts or the Miami Improv and hit Miami Beach to jet ski or a yacht party. Then night life we have to hit the strip club to get ratchet lol. So we’re doing G5ive, Bt’s or Tootsies. Or Bali lounge for hookah and. catch a vibe.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I attribute my passion, success, and everything I am to my late mother and my children. They’re are my reason for everything. They are my “WHY”.

Instagram: Instagram.com/itstko

Twitter: Twitter.com/_its_tko

Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCNMGZail6omI4MratlvWB3w

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