Exposed Vocals: So tell us your story. Where did you grow up? What made you decide to become an artist?
Labia: I grew up on the streets of Pamplona, I’ve always enjoyed music, so I decided to take that passion into a more professional level.
Exposed Vocals: How did you come up with that name? What was your inspiration behind it?
Labia: Because of the glibness that I have.It was an idea from the girls I had sex with.
Exposed Vocals: What do you think about online music sharing? Do you ever give your music away for free? Why?
Labia: I think that it could be a good way to get known, I offer my music for free but also into non-free pages like “CDBaby”. That way, my music can be heard for free, but you have to pay if you want to download it.
Exposed Vocals: Since everyone was a start-up once, can you give any smaller or local bands or artists looking to get gigs and airplay some tips?
Labia: First of all, you have to fight for it if you really want it. You shoud start performing for free so as to get known. However, the most important thing is not to give up. Never.
Exposed Vocals: Do you ever make mistakes during performances? How do you handle that?
Labia: I do not tend to make mistakes, but if it happens any problem, the most important thing is to continue as if nothing happened.
Exposed Vocals: Do you tour? Anything interesting happen on tour that you think our readers would enjoy hearing about?
Labia: I usuay perform at independent places not following an specific tour.
Exposed Vocals: Where do you usually gather songwriting inspiration? What is your usual songwriting process?
Labia: I get my inspiration from the things that happen dayly. I start smoking a joint, then I get the beat and I do the lyrics, finally, I record the song and edit it.
Exposed Vocals: Do you have a band website? What online platforms do you use to share your music?
Labia: I do not have an official website, I use my twitter, instagram, tsu, CDBaby and youtube accounts as sharing platforms.
Exposed Vocals: What are some really embarrassing songs that we might find on your mp3 player?
– Labia – Por Ti
– Yung Beef – Cute
– Pimp Flaco – Lo Siento
– Kinder Malo – Sad Boy
– Cecilio.g – Ma Thug Teenage Luv
Exposed Vocals: If you were given half a million dollars and a year off, what would you do? How would you spend it?
Labia: I would give a half of the money to my parents. The rest of it, I would spent it in bitches, cocaine and weed.
Exposed Vocals: Any planned studio upgrades? What are you working with now?
Labia: I want to acquire a new microphone and a sound card. I am prepairing some new themes of Labia, from which I would make some video stuff. I am also making a mixtape of rap called “Blood Moon” as “Tuñón”.
Exposed Vocals: How do you find ways to promote your music? What works best for you?
Labia: I share it through the social media (facebook, twitter, …), WhatsApp and blogs of reggaeton and trap.
Exposed Vocals: If you could perform anywhere and with any artists (Dead or Alive) where and who would it be with? Why?
Labia: I would perform in “Sónar” with Yung Beef. Because he’s an artist that suits me and I think he’s the most real one from now in this world.
Exposed Vocals: So, what’s next? Any new upcoming projects that you want to talk about?
Labia: I was thinking about sharing 3 compilations of Labia and the mixtape “Blood Moon” as Tuñón.
Exposed Vocals: If you weren’t making music, what would you be doing?
Labia: I’d be searching a way to live in the streets.
Exposed Vocals: Do you remember buying your first album? Who was it? What was going through your head?
Labia: I’ve never bought an album, jajaja.
Exposed Vocals: How do you juggle the rest of your responsibilities while trying to stay ahead in your music life?
Labia: You can do both perfecty. You have to spend differents amounts of time in each one but is possible.
Exposed Vocals: What should fans look forward to in 2016?
Labia: A lot of trap and reggaeton for the ratxets.