Nandes is a Compton CA artist focused and determined to bring positive awareness and prestige back to the city that he loves while making thought provoking yet fun music in the process. Having being raised by a single mother Nandes is well aware of the struggles that can be ever so present in most urban communities. It was these very factors that led Nandes to write his very first rap at the age of 11,although he did not seriously start to write until his senior year of high school when a friend encouraged him to do so. Fast forward several years after dealing with various trials and tribulations within his collegiate education, and working various jobs Nandes released his free download debut EP entitled " The Talented Tenth Compton Era"  on Soundcloud, Noisetrade.com and other various music platforms in the summer of 2015. Nandes has accomplished quite a bit in his journey to the top of the music game such as opening up for Baby Bash, Dee-1 and Slum Village and the best is yet to come! Nandes has said " I just want to inspire and restore hope in our communities much like the jobs artists such as Tupac, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, and Kanye West has done for their communities, I just want to be in the the company of greats!
General Info
First Name:
Last Name:
United States
Songwriting Info
I am a:
Songwriter, Lyricist
Looking for a:
Composer, Beat Producer
Preferred collaboration style:
in person, video chat
Christian/Gospel, Dance, Hip Hop/Rap, Pop, R&B/Soul
I'm strongest at:
lyrics, melodies
Instruments I write with:
Sounds like:
Wale, common, scarface, tupac, j.cole
Wale, tupac, notorious big, j.cole, common, kanye west
Songwriting is my:
part-time job, planned career
Songwriting Achievements:
Wrote for Russian Artist named Stephania
Personal Songwriting Goals:
To obtain publishing deal
Collaboration Goals:
publishing deal, sync placement (film, TV, video games), mainstream artist release, niche/independent artist release