We had the good fortune of connecting with 2020VZN and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi 2020VZN, how do you think about risk?
As an artist, you have to be completely vulnerable. If you’re not, it will show through your art. This vulnerability is a risk in itself. Taking risks is important and necessary. Whether I’m experimenting with producing new genres of music or making new types of content for my social media channels, I am always trying new things to better engage with my audience. As I constantly remind myself, you can’t try the same things and expect different results. Take a risk, try a new approach, it will be worth it I promise you.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’m still finding myself as an artist every day through each song that I produce or record. I’ve always hated the idea that if a song does well with a certain sound, that you have to stick to that sound for the rest of your career. That could never be me. If I’m in a pop punk sorta mood, I’m going to make some dope pop punk songs. If I feel like rapping over some 808’s, that’s what I’m gonna do. I value that freedom above all else as a creative, and if any label tries to take that freedom away from me, I’m staying independent, no questions asked.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
There are so many hidden gems in LA, but my go-to spot for taking friends who visit the area has got to be Avenue 26. It’s the perfect drunchie spot, open late with lots of different tacos on the menu. Probably the best tacos in LA at the BEST prices. If you’re reading this and you haven’t been, please just GO. You won’t regret it.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
There would be no 2020VZN without the support of my inner circle. Big shoutout to my family, my girlfriend, my day 1’s and my supporters – I couldn’t do it without you. You all push me to pursue my dreams every single day. I love you all for that and I can’t ever thank you enough.

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Other: You can find all of my music below, hit me up, let me know if you rockin with it! https://linktr.ee/2020vzn

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Bryant Hyun Jared Brown

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