Exclusive Q&A with Zawezo


Q: You have meet and worked with many different artist, which artist has been your favorite out of all?

A: MY FAVORITE ARTIST THAT I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF WORKING WITH IS SPAIN’S HIP HOP ARTIST “TOTE KING”  FOR YEARS I FOLLOWED HIS CAREER AND NOW WE HAVE A SONG TOGETHER AND A GREAT FRIENDSHIP.

Q: Every Artist has a dream/goal in there career such as having a sold out concert at Madison Square Garden. What is your dream/goal?

A: OF COURSE SELLING OUT THE GARDEN WOULD BE A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT.  MY LIFELONG DREAM IS TO OPEN A SCHOOL FOR ALL ASPECTS OF ENTERTAINMENT IN THE AREA WHICH I GREW UP, HAINA, DR.  IT WOULD ALLOW KIDS FOR FREE TO LEARN HOW TO DEVELOP THEIR INTERESTS IN TO CAREERS, MUSIC PRODUCTION, RECORDING, PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEOGRAPHY, EDITING, ETC. 

Q: If you would have never made it big or had a hit single what else would you be doing in your career?

A: I WOULD CONTINUE TO MOVE FORWARD.  I WOULD NEVER STOP BELIEVING THAT HARD WORK, DETERMINATION,  PERSEVERANCE,  SACRIFICE, WOULD ALLOW ME TO ACCOMPLISH MY GOALS.

Q: Which Artist do you keep in touch with on a personal basis?

A: I TRY TO STAY IN TOUCH WITH AS MANY ARTISTS AS I CAN IN THE LATIN URBAN MOVEMENT.  I CONSIDER MANY FRIENDS.

Q: What type of music do you enjoy listening to before getting ready for an event?

A: AFTER I GO OVER MY SET FOR A FINAL TIME, I PREFER QUIET. 

Q: If there was an Artist you could do a collaboration with who would it be?

A: WILL I AM   FROM THE BLACK EYED PEAS

Q: Any information on any upcoming projects or new music that your working on you can share with us?

A: I AM WORKING A NEW ALBUM  “THE FREAK SHOW”   IT WILL BE A FOLLOW UP TO MY SOLO DEBUT ALBUM “EL CIRCO”.  I ALSO HAVE A NEW SINGLE COMING OUT THE BEGINNING OF 2015 CALLED “FREAKIO”  THIS IS A SPANISH REMIX OF THE DISCO #1 HIT “FREAK OUT” BY CHIC.  BIG SURPRISES AROUND THAT SINGLE.  I CAN’T GIVE IT IT ALL AWAY RIGHT NOW. 

Q: In this business we never get time off or vacation time. When you do get free time what do you do on your time off?

A: I GO INTO TWO MODES.  EITHER TRAVEL OR RELAX AT HOME WITH MY XBOX.

Q: When growing up what made you say I want to be an urban artist or pick this genre of music?

A: AS A CHILD IN DR, I WOULD LISTEN TO AMERICAN HIP HOP.  GROUPS LIKE NAUGHTY BY NATURE, WU TANG, JAY Z, MICHAEL JACKSON AMONG OTHERS WERE MY INSPIRATION.  I ALSO WAS INSPIRED BY VICO C AND JUAN LUIS GUERRA.

Q: What can you say has been your greatest accomplishment in your career so far?

A: I HAVE MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN MY CAREER.  AS PART OF A GROUP,  ZAWEZO AND SENTATO DELPATIO, I WAS PART OF A HIT SINGLE, “WATAGATAPITUSBERRY”.  THIS SONG WAS LATER  REMIXED BY PITBULL AND LIL JON.  AS A SOLO ARTIST, I HAVE RELEASED MY SOLO DEBUT ALBUM “EL CIRCO” AND I AM CURRENTLY WORKING ON A FOLLOW UP ALBUM, “THE FREAK SHOW”  I AM BLESSED TO BE WORKING FULL TIME IN A CAREER THAT I LOVE. 

Q: If there was any other genre you would like to cross over to witch would it be and why?

A: I AM A LATIN URBAN ARTIST.   IF I COULD CROSS OVER TO ANOTHER GENRE, IT WOULD BE THE AMERICAN MARKET.  I MAKE MUSIC FOR THE WORLD.  I CAN’T LIMIT MYSELF TO ONE TYPE OF MUSIC.  I HAVE TO EVOLVE AS MUSIC EVOLVES. 

Q: Where did the name Zawezo come from?

A: I WAS GIVEN THE NAME ZAWEZO AS A CHILD.  I WAS ALWAYS IN EVERYONES BUSINESS, NOSY AND IT STAYED WITH ME.  “DELPATIO” IS BECAUSE WE CALL THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC “THE PATIO”  I AM ZAWEZO DELPATIO

Q: What do you like about LaMezcla.com?

A: I LIKE THAT YOU IN TOUCH WITH YOUR DJ’S.  YOU STAY ON TOP OF WHAT GOES ON WITH YOUR SITE.  YOU KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON WITH THE LATIN URBAN MOVEMENT

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