The multifaceted Laflair Van Gogh of Atlanta, Georgia, is not only killing the game as a hip-hop recording artist but also as a record producer, audio engineer, actor, and singer.
As an actor, Van Gogh has been involved in the annual Eula Talent showcase formerly known as the I POP convention, and was cast as “Goby” in the Nickelodeon animated series, “Bubble Guppies”. He Also appeared as a guest in various episodes of Disney’s animated series “Special Agent Oso”. All while still managing to be a
Though when it comes to performances Van Gogh has quite a handful of notable stages under his belt performing at venues such as the legendary “Apollo Theatre” in New York (2010) as well as the “Venetian Hotel” in Las Vegas (2007).
However, in 2015, Laflair decided to really shake things up even more teaming up with close friend, IZZY JONE$ to create
888 Worldwide an artist collective and share space.
Since ‘888 Worldwide’ was founded, Laflair Van Gogh has released four projects: “X.YTAPE”(2016), “A Sunflower Demon” (2017), “5 FT 6 INCHES” (2017) and “NVM3” (2017).
Though after over three years of continuous reconstruction, his latest project has finally arrived the 13 track project entitled“NEVERMIND3” gives his fans a rather multi-layered perspective, telling the story of a young man transitioning to adulthood. Discussing his inner battles as well as vices that have lead him to become the man he is today
Van Gogh utilizes his professional background of vocalization and production to not only write but to compose and engineer about 90% of the album.
However, it doesn’t end there. The multi-talented artist, also designed his own striking artwork so that the visual representation of the records sound would be captured.
Throughout it, all “NVM3”’s southern hip-hop flare is unmatched and certainly pulls through in singles such as “I’m Me,” a tasteful interpolation of Lil Wayne’s “I’m Me”, as well as “Striped Shirt Cobain,” a nod of homage towards Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain.
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