What’s up Soletron, today our passport artist is a pop star, soon to be icon. His first single with Bruno Mars is killing the charts. His next single with Nicki Minaj is sure to do the same. Coming from Toronto, he has performed all over the world, with fans from different countries. He’s none other than Gold 1. Check him out.
Artist name: Gold 1
Real name: Dwaine
Label affiliation: Hiklass Music/Spinnin/Kontor
Signature work/known for: First Single This Is My Love Feat Bruno Mars –Charted On Top 40 Billboard Charts In –Switzerland , Germany & Austria ,Holland
Collaborations:, Nicki Minaj , Bruno Mars ,Diddy , Flo Rida , keri Hilson , Trina, Snoop Dogg.
Influences: usher ,Michael Jackson, Brandy , R Kelly ,chris brown, taio cruz,
Social Following stats: Twitter – 160,000
Favorite place to perform: I love performing in Europe the energy there is so high .
Tell us how you got your start.
I got my start when a friend invited me to his studio for fun one night. I then found out I had found my true destiny. I started to do remixes to other famous artist tracks like Katy Perry & Britney Spears adding my own twist to their songs And Placing them on Youtube and got great feedback the rest as u see is history to where I am now .
How would you describe your style?
My style Is Unique I would say , I don’t sound like anyone else.
What is your biggest inspiration?
My biggest inspiration comes from life . I can turn any conversation phrase or any word into a song .
If you could meet any artist in history, who would it be?
I would like to meet brandy.
Where do you see the future of the music industry going?
I see the music industry going into less bigger budgets an more into more digital no cds and artist who have there own studios will be in demand to create new music.
Any beats you working on now?
My New Single -Rainbow Feat Nicki Minaj
Who is your dream collaboration with?
My dream collaboration would be brandy , she’s One Of My favorite artist .
When you have been on tour, what do you think has been your wildest show/tour experience?
My wildest tour was going three days without any sleep the excitement was so I high I couldn’t sleep. Seeing the world is such a great opportunity
Any crazy groupies along the way? Let’s hear it.
One time there was this pretty girl from one of my shows .who kept sending me fb messages but I couldn’t undertand her cuz she didn’t speak English for like 2 months straight after a while they stopped ..lol
Where have you always wanted to perform?
I’ve always wanted to perform Madison square Gardens In New York City.
What do you think is the toughest thing about touring/performing that the public might not know about?
Touring can be stressful cuz ur away from family always on the road not eating right especially if you’re a health freak like myself. But this is what comes with it u kno so wont trade for anything else.
Ok, let’s flip it around. What’s about the best thing about touring?
I get to see the world and meet great people and inspire other with my music
Since you are on the up and up, what’s your goal/plan for this year? What about career goals?
My goals for this year is to have everyone talking about Gold 1. Having a successful release with my new single. As for my career I hope to be become a household name or a Brand per say. Also win a grammy some day.
If you weren’t an artist what would you be doing?
Honestly id be stressed all day thinking why didn’t I become an artist .
When do you think you will retire from the game?
I plan on doing this for a long time im just warming up no plans on retiring .
Final advice for new artists?
Stay true to yourself follow your dreams and follow your instinct in ht echoices you make ,you will never be led wrong, and last Work hard because I do.
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Soletron Passport – Gold 1
photo cred_ Gold 1