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

Hi V. ALI, what led you to pursuing a creative path professionally?
I pursued an artistic career because it gives me the freedom to express myself in ways a regular job cant. To be able to wake and use my creativity and my natural talents to make a living is everything.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
While attending college in Ohio for sports management, I decided that I wanted to change corse and utilize my passion for music as my career of choice. In 2012, I started rapping over beats mainly provided on YouTube. Once I realized that there was only so far that I can accomplish with those, I taught myself to produce. One of my main qualities is that I don’t like to rely on other people for things, especially when it comes to my schedule and success level. When I came back home to Palm Beach, Florida in 2015, I enrolled in SAE Miami Institute to learn how to become a professional audio engineer. With this practice, I am now able to create my own songs from start to finish solely relying on myself… I get what I need accomplished the way I like and with the quality I expect. With this skill, also brought along a chance to utilize my talents obtaining freelance work. I set my own schedule and choose what projects to work on without having to answer to anyone. This is the line of work that I sought for but, of course, this is also a line of work that you can easily lose yourself in. At one point in my life, I found myself in a dark place mentally. It wasn’t until late 2019 where rock bottom hit and I had to make a lifestyle change. There was a major turning point event that woke up my spiritual inner being. My music career had to be put on a brief on/off hold while I strived to find myself. I started to focus on the study of my roots and dove deeper into finding my true life path. At this point, I made the choice to rebrand from VC Da Menace to V. ALI. This newly found path allowed me to channel my higher self which also granted me the ability to guide people going through their own spiritual journeys. My mindset is now grounded, with a grateful understanding of my passion, guiding me to create the music I love, help people with their projects and assisting others as a light worker. The next step is to build my brand, V. ALI and launch my new business, Finding Oasis (more details to come..)

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The first place I would recommend is the beach. My favorite beaches are Delray Beach and Pompano Beach. Both spots have several shops and restaurants. If visiting Delray Beach, afterwards I would recommend grabbing a drink at Sandbar. They offer an open bar with unique tropical drinks and food. It is located right by the water and welcoming to guests in their beach attire. If visiting Pompano Beach, definitely check out the newly renovated pier. If you’re looking for a good place to grab a healthy lunch and juice, the best hole-in-the-wall spot is Juice Berry, located in Boynton.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to dedicate this shoutout to my family, to my supporters, and my team NVS PROS. My wife has been my biggest supporter. Without her I wouldnt be here today. My family has always been my backbone and has always had my back no matter what. My production team (NVS PROS) is irreplaceable. When you get a group of like minded people together with the same goal in mind you have something special.

Website: http://www.v-ali.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamv.ali/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AliIamv

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IAMV.ALII

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtHkF-GTaC3TshoeVZs0DQ

Other: Production Company: @NVSPROS Wellness Page @Finding_Oasis

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