HHW: Introduce yourself to our readers, let them know your name and where you’re from.
Nino: I’m Boss Mac Nino Rap artist & C.E.O of Diamond echelon Music from Seattle, Washington.
HHW: Why did you start to do music?
Nino: I first started doing music just playing around freestyling at school, on the bloc , parties ,locked up wherever. I grew up listening to all the Oldschool r&b my Mom loved. But Then I fell in love with gangsta rap. Once I felt the power of music I immediately latched on to it as an outlet. I Ben hooked ever since. I also just enjoy making my kind of music.
HHW: When did you know that it was actually going to be your career?
Nino: I think I always knew, but I planned to start my own label and put the lil homies on from my city around 2016 but it wasn’t until 2017 wen we actually launched that I knew it was really gonna be my career.
HHW: If you could get advice from any artist in the industry, who would it be and why?
Nino: I would definitely Tapp in and get some good game from “E40” just his longevity alone and the ability to stay relevant in the Game along side these youngstas and still lace Real Game in process is official,yeah I respect that.
HHW: What or who influences your music?
Nino: Growing up my biggest influences in rap and hip hop was Tupac, Biggie, Mac Dre,E40,Suga Free, Twista , C Bo ,Jay Z, XRaided, Gangsta Nutt, Twin G , UGK, just to name a few.
HHW: Has anyone helped you or guided you in getting your foot in the industry?
Nino: My People over at Pyramid Music Group, Rain Laplant , Dopest Engineer I met thus far. My partner Sauce Gordon (CEO Artist Producer) (StillStarvinEnt) My people over at Afnf Visual LLC. Zach Hartley