Artist of the Month > 2008 Artists
NAME: Ultra Nate
LOCATION: Baltimore, MD
ORIGIN: Havre de Grace, Maryland
ART: Singer/Songwriter/Producer/DJ/Record label
MAIN GENRE: Dance/House/Soul
TRAINING: Life & general experience
ARTS AFFILIATIONS: ASCAP
LATEST WORKS: ALBUM: “Grime, Silk & Thunder.” Current Single: “Give It All You Got”: #1 on the Billboard Club Play Chart (Week of Feb 24). Single: “Twisted” (Louie Vega Remix)
Please describe your artistic themes
My artistic style is rather introspective and melancholy. I like the sublime, and I’m generally inspired by life and the people around me.
Please describe your creative process
I try not to get stuck in a pattern or behavior and be open to everything.
What are your artistic goals?
To continue to be blessed enough to make a great living by using my creativity.
What are your views on the industry?
(The music industry) is a crazy place, but then it always has been. It’s in a state of evolution right now, and its always scary to be in the middle of a major shift or change (of an established paradigm).
What advice could you give to emerging artists?
Don’t do anything you won’t be able to stand behind 5 or 10 years down the road.