Originally from the Bronx, New York area Billboard chart topping recording artist, musician and producer International Nova is making major moves in the entertainment business while effortlessly remaining his authentic self!
With a decked out resume of collaborations and projects ranging from Musiq Soulchild, Petey Pablo, Bone Crusher, Terror Squad, French Montana, Roscoe Dash and more, International Nova is currently proving that the sky is truly the limit when it comes down to his career.
We had the pleasure of kicking it one on one with Nova to discuss the success of his recently rereleased single Controlla and why it was important to create a feel good record during a time where there is so much uncertainty going in the world.
He initially admitted that shortly before the pandemic he had entered a point where he wanted to stop creating music but as things began to change within the world, “ it drew me back in and I used it as an outlet.”
Nova spoke on the growing success of his hit single “Controla” and how it personally felt for him to take back to his roots. He acknowledged that in today’s industry many artist feel the pressure of crossing over to certain genres for clout as an instant money grab.
“ I am big on not being put in a box or kept in a box. I got into a space where it felt right it didn’t feel forced. I had fun doing it because I was honestly getting bored with Hip Hop. Latin-afro music gave me that spark that I felt I was missing to be honest.”
Nova declares that though his home of New York will forever have his heart, it is the city of Atlanta that has helped to shift his career and overall mindset immensely.
“ It was a major adjustment for me from the everyday pacing grind of New York to actually enjoying myself, the south gave that to me. I love Atlanta this is where I want to be for the rest of my life as far as living here.”
As for upcoming projects Nova provided us with exclusive tea that he’s currently working on new music and producing a reality series that will directly dive into Latin culture, music and provide behind the scenes day to day’s of some familiar faces within the industry.
He promises that the series will be fairly different from other reality series because there’s nothing on television that portrays the authenticity of Latin culture from an artist’a perspective.
Nova’s team of Incognito and Upscale are currently in the midst of getting together some music performances for devoted fans to attend. Nova mentions that a tour is also on the horizon as well.
Cousins be sure to follow and support Nova on all social media platforms under “ @InternationalNova” also stream his hit single Controlla on all music streaming services.