Our discovery of the day is the most surprising for a long time; We are not going to lie, while listening to Blico Gualla’s latest offering “Peso”, we already knew that we were listening to something special and that would change the game.
With “Peso”, Blico Gualla delivers a unique signature between hip-hop sound from trap to drill, Latino touches, and above all, an incomparable flow.
Blico Gualla raps in English and Spanish, and really stands out from his fellows, in an industry where many tend to sound the same. So refreshing!
Press play right now and discover our interview with Blico Gualla below:
Who are you and how you started to make music?
Gualla is an embodiment of diversity by spending time absorbing various cultures he continuously grows his sound. His styles are very diverse coupled by accents and lyrical content that are reflective of his experiences. It was during this period of evolution through absorbing different cultures that Blico Gualla’s creativity and undeniable talent began to shine through.
What inspires you to write music?
I’ve ultimately developed a style of songwriting that is transparent, daring and full of hope and reflective of his experiences, thought and ambitions, turning his pain and achievements into purpose and lessons into studio sessions.
Do you have a specific creative process?
I’ve had a vast array of musical influences however my accredits the pivotal influences in my music to sponge like nature of absorbing and creating, with inspiration from my daughter who shares in the creation experience. This all culminates me to produce a musical experience that is enjoyable, easy going and fun but still seeks to provoke thought. I use my music as a vehicle to express his perspectives and tell stories.
How can you describe your latest release?
Peso, has a sound that feels electrifying and one-of-a-kind, with a focus on rhythm and great hooks in equal doses. What makes it so special is the fact that Blico has a distinctive personality that is quite hard to categorize.
Can you share your plan for the future:
I just want to create music that will push the boundaries of our perception as well as inspire and drive us to introspective conversations on embracing different cultures through music. It’s the music that may not change the world, but can change the people in the world.
Did you know? Gualla is African Caribbean decent, born in Montserrat and moved to Antigua at the age of 4 to escape the volcanic eruption on Montserrat.