HCM Artist Spotlight Interview with Mo Nicole

It wasn’t long before newcomer Mo Nicole decided to take a step further with her music career. The multi-talented artist became well versed in many aspects of music, giving her an edge that enabled her to be signed to her current label. Exposed to rap music at an early age, the Delaware native grew up with an affinity for the craft. Take a look at our interview with Mo Nicole to get the inside scoop.

Mo Nicole Interview

HCM. Where are you from and how did you get to this point in your career as an artist?
Mo Nicole. I’m from Wilmington, Delaware. I grew up watching my mom rap and that’s what got me started at an early age.

HCM. When did you know that you were going to make music a career?
Mo Nicole. Around 2 years ago when I was presented with an opportunity to sign with PTB Syndicate. I signed and my foot’s been on the gas ever since.

HCM. What musical influences did you listen to growing up helped to mold you into the artist you are today?
Mo Nicole. Hip Hop wise, Nas, Jada Kiss, Fab, and Biggie. Cross-genre, MJ, Whitney Houston, TLC, Patra.

HCM. On your current/upcoming album… How did you come up with the concept for this project?
Mo Nicole. The concept is pretty much my life as a “stoop kid”, bending the rules but never breaking them.

HCM. What are some of your greatest challenges as an artist, and what is your greatest attribute when it comes to your work ethic?
Mo Nicole. Right now, I’d say my greatest challenge is finding my confidence while navigating through this industry and really staying consistent from all angles in my personal life and work life. I’d have to say my greatest attribute is that I’m willing to put the work in. I’m not waiting for anything to fall in my lap, if it takes work to get it, I’m gonna work to get it.

HCM. What do you think your “biggest break” or “greatest opportunity” has been so far in your musical career?
Mo Nicole. So far, my greatest opportunity has been signing with PTB Syndicate, I get to make music with people that share the same love of our crafts and work ethic.

HCM. How do you see your sound evolving in the next couple of years?
Mo Nicole. I feel like my sound will evolve to whatever my fans are vibing to at that time. I rap, but I’ve dabbled in EDM, RnB, and even Pop. It really depends on what the fans want to hear.

HCM. What impression would you like listeners to be left with after hearing your music?
Mo Nicole. I want the listeners to have no choice but to sit back and appreciate how music, and specifically hip hop evolves. We were able to combine a few eras of Hip-hop on this project without sounding dated. Bob Deniro did a great job on production and mixing. I really just want the listeners to enjoy the work we put in.

For more information or booking inquiries, contact Mo Nicole via email at: monicolehayes@gmail.com

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Author: Mr. Hood Critic

Hood Critic Magazine was founded by Holland D. Witherspoon in Bossier City, Louisiana 2013. HOOD CRITIC MAGAZINE was created to cover up and coming unsigned independent artist.