UFO is a talented artist who moved to Los Angeles from Texas to further his music career. His motivation is his Grandma and he loves the fact that music brings people together. He hopes to perform at Lollapalooza and collab with Doja Cat one day. Get to know UFO below!
What inspired your artist name? And where did you get the name from?
It came to me after I started doing music solo. Was doing music under the name KosmoStayUP Always been space based and I looked up to the stars a lot, always knew we weren’t the only ones out there.
Where are you from (born and raised)?
Chicago, grew up in Houston
What is YOUR genre?
Hood Pop, Trap Melodic
When did you start doing music? And describe the moment when you decided you were going
to fully pursue music.
During college the calling and voice in my head grew till I couldn’t picture myself doing anything else. I hear sounds, melodies, voice in my head constantly. It’s crazy at times but its art in the purest form
How any singles, Eps, or Albums have you released? Which one is your favorite? Why?
2 singles working on releasing a third and I think the third release is just because it’s my 3rd work and the song means a lot to me.
Do you write, produce, and engineer your own music?
Write and make own music collab with hand-picked producers
Typically, how long does it take you to complete a track? Describe the roll-out process?
Completing a track is all about timing but usually no more than one or 2 sessions. The roll out is all determined upon where I see the song and the potential and avenues it may carry. Right now, I’m not in a hurry to release music
If you could collab with one person in the industry who would it be and why?
A lot of people I would have love to collab with are no longer with in in this realm but there’s some female artist like Doja Cat, Lana Del Rey. Few rappers probably more but depends on the song concept etc.
Do you have any mentors, teachers, or people you look up to?
The OGs gave game for me to interpret, adapt and evolve
Word of advice to your younger self?
Be more consistent, invest more sooner, take calculated risk that will pivot your next move and never stop believing!