We had the good fortune of connecting with Blair “mr1manband” Wilson and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Blair “mr1manband”, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
I am nothing without my lord and savior Jesus Christ. All credit to GOD for filling my heart with love and light. I have been blessed with unique abilities, a healthy, happy life filled with loving caring souls and amazing opportunities. I am forever grateful and thankful to be present.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I believe what sets me apart from others is my unique ability hear colors. This allows me to put together unique sounds and colors palettes. This form of synesthesia is a gift I will always be eternally grateful for.

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?
Sometimes I believe less is more, I am a simple person in some regards. I enjoy home cooked meals and prefer not go out much or party. If a brother or sister of mine came to town we would definitely go to Panini Kabob Grill for breakfast. We could easily eat there everyday and have something different every time. I also enjoy a spot called Backyard Bowls when I need a quick healthy breakfast option. This spot is one of my favorites in LA. When it comes to dining out, we would definitely have to visit Genghis Cohen and a spot called “The 3rd Stop” Some great places to network in the nightlife would be “Catch LA, Habibi Cafe, and a lounge called EP & LP. We would often visit these venues in between our late night early morning studio sessions. We wake up, drink our lemon water first thing, get a great workout+yoga, eat and then we’re locked in studio all day/night with meals in between. Most of the time we have food delivered to the studio, allowing us to maximize our time to create.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
First and foremost I would like to thank GOD. Secondly, I would like to thank my parents for their love and support along this journey. They sacrificed a lot for my sister and I growing up. I am forever grateful for their nurturing love and support. I would also like to thank my brother @mrhenderson_pm for possessing an incredibly genuine spirit and always pushing me and believing in me. This led to working on our very first EP together. I also want to shout out the entire @Wunimbe brand and team for also believing in me. They really love my work and what I represent. They offered me my first opportunity creating music in the fashion world for their product ads. Their Instagram/Tiktok is @Wunimbe. I am grateful for the opportunity to work with them.

Website: Wunimbe.com

Instagram: @mr1manband

Linkedin: Blair “1Mαnβαnd” Wilson

Twitter: @1MANBANDBEATS

Facebook: Blair Wilson

Youtube: 1MαnβαndTV

Other: All of my most recent works can be found on my Instagram account @mr1manband and music for the brand @Wunimbe Instagram/Tiktok @Wunimbe Wunimbe.com

Image Credits
Laetitia Hugues of @JOYSTYLELA

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