What is your name/stage name?
I go by OzVNM.
Where are you from?
I am from Las Cruces, New Mexico.
What do you do?
I work a full time job, I write, and record music.
How long have you been making music?
I’ve been making music on and off for about 11-12 years.
Recently started cooking up my own projects since January 2022.
Who’s your biggest inspiration?
My mom, dad, brothers, cousins, grandma, other people I’ve inspired
myself throughout my life, J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Nipsey Hussle,
and Kobe Bryant are my biggest inspirations.
What genre of music do you create?
Rap and Hip-Hop
What was it like working with (collabs?)
F.T.R Producionz, L.O.E Records, Baby Beats, Korner Blocc Records,
Double RR Producions, MLP Studios, SSE, Roli, and Alaric Verner.
It was all a privilege and honor to work with such talented
individuals. Artists and producers out the Southwest.
Great learning experience.
What are some features you have?
Ese Weech, Jdogg, AR15, David G, Caddy-Boy, and Buddah.
What are some features you want to get?
Wiz Khalifa, Curren$y, Sledgren, Cardo Got Wings, Metro Boomin,
Zaytoven, Mike Will, Harry Fraud, Turbo, Southside, London,
Baby Keem, Swae Lee, Mannie Fresh, and so many more.
Who’s one person, dead or alive, that you’d want to work with?
My boy Jdogg, he was a great artist. It’d be real dope to
work with him again.
Are you signed to a label?
Do you want a record deal, a distribution deal, or none?
Maybe both or neither. It depends on the business
offer and contract.
Who are your biggest supporters?
Family, friends, and random strangers on different platforms.
Where did your name come from?
My name is a mixture of my real name Osvaldo, Valdo my childhood
nickname growing up, Oz my laborer/line cook name, and NM for
the state I was born in.
What are you currently working on?
I’m currently working on my 1st solo mixtape titled
“Up In the Desert Land Vol 1”.
What is your latest release?
My latest release is called “Dreaming Ina Coupe”,
out now on SoundCloud.
When is your next release?
Sometime this week is my next release, plenty new
music coming soon too.