Interview with music producer Lando Ameen

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American rapper, singer, music producer, and songwriter Lando Ameen began writing at an early age, pursuing an interest in poetry and being showcased at Cobo Center. Later pursuing a serious career in music beginning in High school.

He was able to be apart of the Adidas and Big Sean collaboration for the release of their new shoe and studios which was built in Cass Technical high school. In spring 2017, Lando relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and attended SAE Institute where he graduated and earned his Associates Degree in Audio Engineering.

Tell us about your highlights for the year

Released my album “FOREST COLLECTION”

If you could paint a picture with your sound, what would it look like?

Guernica by Pablo Picasso

What are the 5 albums and artists that have influenced you the most?

Yeezus – Kanye West
Journals – Justin Beiber
Blue Electronica – The Code
Invincible – Michael Jackson
It’s Dark and Hell is Hot – DMX

Kanye West
Frank Ocean
Lauryn Hill
Slum Village

What other artists do you really like at the moment and why?

Brent Faiyaz is a vibe. Devin Morrison will give you that 90s RnB they still sound current. Pop smoke is the wave. Don Tolliver is the future. Nafe Smallz is dope out of the UK. Ant Clemons deserves the world. Baka not nice goes crazy anytime on the aux. Sada Baby doing his thing right now. Che Ecru.. I could keep going on and on

How did you get to your first gig and how was it?

My first gig was at a bar in Detroit. The video might be up on YouTube still. My outfit was trash but people liked the performance so I would say it went well.

Tell us one interesting fact about yourself that no-one would expect.

My favourite animals are Koalas

What do you consider your biggest achievement so far?

Releasing my album would be my biggest achievement in my opinion

Famous last words?

Self-love is staying consistent with your dreams. Don’t let go of who you want to be.

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