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AVILA BROTHERS are this week’s special guests on this edition of Straight Official Sit Downs. The duo of Bobby Ross Ahvlah & IZ AVILA were a pleasure to chop it up with! Check it out down below.

Q&A WITH AVILA BROTHERS

PART 1: Bobby OF AVILA BROTHERS

What is your Name? where you’re from and what first got you interested in the entertainment industry?

My name is Bobby and I’m from The Inland Empire So Cal!  My father was the one who influenced me to get into music. 

Who and/or what inspires you to create?


Music and the world around me is what inspires me 2 create. I’m a lover of Gamble & Huff, Jam & Lewis, Prince, Teddy Riley, The Bomb Squad, Pete Rock, Toto, Lee Ritenour, Michael McDonald, Donald Fagen and many others  

3. How would you describe your sound?

Timeless

 

THE CREATIVE PROCESS


What is your creative process like?

It’s concept driven, its melody driven and organic 

What artist(s) would you like to collaborate with?

Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald, Kendrick Lamar, Stevie Wonder and James Taylor 

What is one message you would give to your supporters?

Always B Open minded 

7. What is the most talent/skill you have that most people don’t know about?


 
My ability as an executive 

What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music?

Music would be doing me 

Who are some artists/people you admire and why?

Prince and Stevie Wonder…..there were no boundaries with them and they pushed their talent and ability 2 the highest of heights and we’re amazing creators that changed the world in general 

What is the best advice you’ve been given?

Always remember that U aren’t bigger than music 

IN CLOSING

If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be?

I would restructure the deals for the creators who drive the business. It’s called the music business and not the business music 

What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year?

I would like 2 empower the Latinos and pave a way 4 them in this music industry that continues 2 display limitations 2 us all 

What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you?

IG, Facebook and Twitter:  Ahvlah 


PART 2: IZ Avila  OF AVILA BROTHERS

What is your Name? Where you’re from and what first got you interested in the entertainment industry? 

IZ Avila. I’m from Rialto, California. My father introduced music to me

Who and / or what inspires you create?  

Golden era Hip Hop is what still inspires me to create. 

How would you describe your sound? 

Timeless

THE CREATIVE PROCESS

What is your creative process like?

 I dig through sounds.. snares, kicks, baselines.. chords.. old vinyl and then I start to build the band around the idea I hear in my head till it sounds exactly what I imagined.

What artist (s) would you like to collaborate with? 

Q-Tip, Stevie Wonder, Lucky Daye, and Kendrick

What is one message you would  give to your supporter’s? 

Time is too precious to waste on doing something you don’t love. Find what that it is immediately.

What is the most talent/skill you have that most people don’t know about? 

The ability to be just as great in life as I am as a creator.

What would you be doing right now, if you weren’t doing music? 

Fishing

IN CLOSING

Who are some artist/people you admire and why? 

Prince… he never turned being Prince off… his commitment to music excellence every single second he was on earth.

What is the best advice you’ve been given? 

Yesterday’s score don’t count in todays game.

If you could change anything about the industry, what would it be? 

Creators having a 100% ownership in what they create. 

What’s next for you, where would you like to see yourself in the next year? 

Releasing great music and future timeless artists on our label ABMG.

What is your social media? How can people get in contact with you?

 IG: IZ_Avila Twitter: IZ Avila

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