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The Story of Polish-American Artist KINGA

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Kinga Lewandowski, professionally known as KINGA, is a Polish-American artist based in San Francisco. Her genre in music ranges from pop, indie, folk, electronic, and hip-hop because of her talent in both singing and rapping. 

In a video interview, Kinga shares with us how she is developing herself as the artist she is becoming. Here’s how it went:  

Q: Give us a short 1- 2 paragraph bio about yourself. 

My name is Kinga Lewandowski. I go by the stage name KINGA, I’m 21, and I am an upcoming artist from the Bay Area, California. I am a first-generation Polish-American. Both my father and my mother grew up in Warsaw and Wloclawek under difficult circumstances. I was raised in the Roman Catholic faith but I now consider myself as a Christian. I am trilingual, fluent in Polish, English and Italian. I can also speak a little bit of Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish. 

Music is my religion, whenever I feel a certain way I just let my ideas flow out while playing the piano. I think I was given a gift and I use it to fine-tune my skills and talents in music. I used to be in a band at Marin Catholic High School, that’s kind of how it all started. I have been learning music production ever since I turned 13 but it all started when I was just a little kid. I am a self-taught guitar, ukulele, drum, and bass player. I have been classically trained on the piano since I was 4.

Q: How did you start your career? 

Ever since I was four, I started learning piano and I participated in many competitions throughout my life. I had a band in 7th grade and then I started making music when I was 13, and had a home studio since my 15th birthday. When I went to college, I was lucky enough to be one of the few recipients of a piano performance scholarship for the University of San Diego.

I just always wanted to be a musician. I remember in eighth grade when I was 12, I had this project where we were asked where we see ourselves in 10 years, and I answered, “being a musician and sharing my music”, which 9 years later, is what I’m doing. That’s just crazy to me. My whole point in writing music is to inspire other people, especially children who get an early start with music. I’d also like to help people understand that they are not alone in what they are going through and it doesn’t matter your age.

Q: List the successes that you would like to highlight for this article

My biggest success so far in my music career was receiving first place in a piano competition. Another has been playing in two showcases both in Brooklyn, New York, which was pretty grand, the crowd always had a good energy. The greatest accomplishments have definitely been in the past two years of my music career. I was my own manager, I made my own merchandise, and I got my own shows. I think that’s been my biggest success so far: playing in front of thousands of different people in different cities. 

I’ve been performing for the past two years and I started performing since I was 19. I’ve played in L.A, in San Diego, and I even performed privately in Poland many times, as well as in Italy, New York, and most of the time in San Francisco. I’ve also played all over Europe, Tenerife, and California. I have a new single coming out on Monday, 2.1.2021 and my first showcase of this year will be in Los Angeles on 4.19.2021. 

Q: If TMZ interviews you today, how do you want to be perceived and positioned? 

If TMZ interviewed me today, I’d like to be perceived as a humble artist. I feel like I have had a lot of success in my life but everything is a blessing. I feel like I have found greater meaning and purpose in life and the connections that I have been making have been really good for me and good for other people.

Q: What key projects are you working on and what are your key goals for the coming year?

The main project I’m working on is an EP that brings many artists together from all over the world. I’m creatively directing this project that involves these different artists from Brazil, Poland, Italy…etc. I’m also working towards completing a stripped-down album that requires me to go back to older projects. My key goal for the coming year is to start doing shows again and to do many collaborations with as many artists as I can. 

Q: What principles and values have you learned so far on your journey to success?

I like to live in virtue. I’m a very straightforward, authentic and honest person–I say it as it is. I don’t sugar coat things, if a friend asks me for help with a project, I’ll tell them what I honestly think. I’ll give them some constructive criticism which is helpful to know what to improve and what to keep or take out. It doesn’t help to tell someone what they want to hear because they might not be able to improve their craft or work. I tell them my honest opinion.

Q: What aspects of life do you think anyone striving to follow your career path should focus on? 

Mental health is a really, really big thing. My whole life I’ve always been a true firm believer to care about your mental health first, then care about school, music, passions, or hobbies. For me, the order is mental health, school, career, love, family and friends. I feel like attacking each one individually until the first one is good. I had so many issues with my mental health then I got help. I’ve gone through enough things to understand that this should be the order for myself. I’m focusing on my mental health right now and music really heals me. I then focus on school and being up-to-date on projects, assignments and classes, and then relationships.
For more information on Kinga Lewandowski, check out her Instagram at @kingaaah or @officialkingamusic.

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RCA Has What It Takes To Be An American Icon

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R.C. Martin better known as RCA is an on the rise recording artist from San Francisco, CA.

RCA is a multifaceted creative who is an avid guitar, bass and keys player. His creativity does not stop there. He is also a DJ and designer/art director. You can see RCA in his most natural setting while performing on stage. Performing allows him to utilize all of his creativity while showing his stage presence to the audience.  

His style has remnants of an 80s/90s R&B vibe with a modern twist including Psychedelic Rock, City pop and The West Coast Vibe of course. His inspiration comes from some amazing artists such as Kaytranada, TLC, Tame Impala and Anita Baker. 


RCA has always had a fondness for music. His parents would play Quiet Storm jams on KBLX while on the way to school. That sound had a huge impact on him, while also learning his love for the Japanese sounds on Final Fantasy and Mega Man.

It wasn’t until one Christmas that RCA received his first boombox and would start to discover artists such as Snoop Dogg, Mary J Blige, Green Day, OBD and others. The music his parents and sister exposed him to became a huge influence on his sound today. From there he taught himself how to play the trumpet, guitar, and bass. 


RCA started off making music in punk and ska bands, but found that only limited his artistic self expression. Overtime, he moved on to writing music himself with a 4track recorder, then Logic and Reason. 


It seems moving on his path alone has helped shape who he is today.

 After finishing a tour at the end of 2019 with his rap crew, FIRST COUSINS), alongside Curren$y, Smoke DZA, and Ski Beats. He finished work on his first solo release. “RELATIONSHIPS”is a 12 track psychedelic R&B album reflects on a familiar and intimate narrative of connection, commitment, and consequences of not growing up. XLR8R featured the album singles “We Make Fire“and “Let’s Take Our Time“.

His music is highly relatable to all listeners of all sorts. This past month he put on a show stopping performance at Dirty Bird Camp with the Twerkaholics as well as hosting his Mission District parties “Classics (w/ DJ IVY)and Ace Sinatra and “The Exchange with DJ Ya Bish RCA also has a LP in the works with San Francisco based rapper DaVinci , “Shadow Work” an album with East Bay singer AudioBae as well as the debut of his band, “FOVEA°”

with members Clear Thought and Mesen Around. Once that is all done, his follow up to “RELATIONSHIPS”, “REFLECTIONS” will be next. A 24 track beat tape titled “SAN FRANCISCO” will proceed that release. 


RCA is forever progressing when it comes to his brand and craft. He states “Have a perspective and something to say with your music. It is your art. Learn how to talk to people and make friends. If someone doesn’t like you as a person, they won’t want to spend time dealing with you. Your music would have to be game changing for them to deal with an asshole, lol. People put their homies on and people they see something in. Stay true to your word, and be proactive in communication. No one wants to do more work than they have to, so you can look good by over communicating when working with anyone—don’t be the weak link or bottleneck.” Wise words from such a talented human being. 


Make sure you check out his current work before he releases new content.

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Q Muzik: Viral Social Media Sensation Is Ready To Take His Talents Mainstream

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Quindon Buckley better known as Q Muzik is an aspiring songwriter, singer, rapper and marketing manager from Jackson, Tennessee. His passion for music began in high school. In high school he participated in Choir and was highly influenced by R&B artists such as Chris Brown, Trey Songz, August Alsina and of course the legend, Michael Jackson. Q Muzik became a viral name while on Tik Tok. He went viral for his incredible voice and transparent lyrics. While going viral he was able to generate 20 thousand new followers/fans on the app. He did not stop there. In August of 2021 he dropped his debut album self titled “Quindon”. This album immediately gained a ton of attention and caught the eyes of industry celebrities such as Nick Cannon, Neyo, Coi Leray and more.

Although Q Muzik is an amazing artist, he also has a passion for helping like minded individuals. He is a member of a full service media agency called Everyday Success Team. The team helps others gain social media attention as well as gain instant credibility. Q Muzik is an amazing individual who strives to be the best at what he does. His music is a vibe that channels his positive aura. His music tells his story if you listen closely. Currently he is working on a collaborative project with female artist Junior MicNugget titled “Misanthropic”. This project will have multiple tracks Q Muzik will be featured on. This year is about making his brand known throughout all households and circulating his positive energy throughout his peers. Q Muzik not only makes amazing music, but he is an amazing human being who will be a force to be reckoned with as he continues to grow. 

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386BREEZY: FLORIDA’S NEXT HOTTEST ARTIST HAS A LOT TO SAY WITH HIS RECENT RELEASES

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Ja’Karis Hawkins better known by his stage name 386Breezy is an on the rise recording artist from Florida. In 2016 he discovered his passion for music. He used to freestyle for groups or post them on twitter. The reactions he received inspired him to start pursuing music. It helped him to express himself and vent in a way he couldn’t before. Growing up he did not have it easy, but these events molded him into the man he is today. He enjoys telling his story in his music and expressing his emotions on the microphone. 386Breezy is an inspiration. He can mold with any situation and always keep his composure. 


386Breezy has accumulated over 100,000 streams on apple music and has reached a milestone of 1,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel. His video for his song “Sliding” has reached over 40k views on YouTube alone and the views keep growing. He also recently released his new album “Felonies 2 Melodies”. He is an inspiration. No matter how many times he has been counted out he believes in himself and wants to be a symbol of belief and self empowerment to others. This year his focus is to continue expanding his brand and showing his versatility as an artist. Soon he will be releasing a deluxe version of his album “Felonies 2 Melodies” so make sure you check out his album now before any new releases.

Stream his latest video for his song “Sliding” here first ! Also make sure you check out his latest album “Felonies 2 Melodies”

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