Camilo Martinez – Two Ways

It’s amazing what someone with a vision can do with simply a microphone, camera, and computer. Last month I stumbled upon Jai Paul, a British songwriter and record producer from Rayners Lane, United Kingdom who is signed to XL Recordings. One of his tracks, BTSTU, caught my attention because of its creative instrumental and inspiring vocals. Although short, I saw the potential for my rapping ability to be showcased on this track by rapping where the beat is not overpowering and before what I consider “the hook”. I quickly practiced my lyrics and a few days later recorded the track on my music software Mixcraft 5. In my opinion, it was one of the clearest recordings I’ve ever done. I sent the track to my friend Jason Finkelstein, a local drummer, and he showed interest after I asked him if he wanted to shoot a video together for this song. The rest is history…

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