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

Hi TRAMALE, do you have some perspective or insight you can share with us on the question of when someone should give up versus when they should keep going?
You usually know whether to keep going because you can feel it. I stick to it until I get a finished project play it for friends, family feel it out.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
What sets me apart from the other artists is I have done all the different elements of hip-hop. Whether it’s Djing, Rapping making beats. I love to learn new things so I’m not stuck in my ways. I’m most proud of my long DJ career. I just finished an Album releasing on all platforms called Rio n Cooper. My website Hellnawproductions.com and Brand Cplus Art student is picking up. I got here be practice hard work and listening to other before me. It was hard but rewarding I met a lot of good people learn great things. I overcame challenges by keeping a positive outlook take my time to keep calm. Practice to you get it whatever it is. I want the world to Know that my Brand is about good vibes and times because we need it.

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?
First, we would hit up either Greenthumbs, Mota, or CCA on sunset to get that head right. Go by Taco zone pick up some Suadero Tacos or Burritos pick your poison. Head back to my area Los Feliz Plenty to do Bars by the house, head to the roof check out the views of the city. The next day comes with me to Dj at Roku in Newport Beach Friday, Saturdays 6-10 pm. Sunday vibes we watching games before or after heading to the Venice beach. Monday hit melrose Fairfax in the middle of the day. Then catch a vibe in Echo park Eaglerock or Highland park and Repeat. In between cruising the blvd checking the beautiful people and cars of Los Angeles.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
First off I would like to shout out to My Parents for listening to weird albums, watching movies with me growing up letting me be me at a crazy time in a crazy city. For My Grandma being there for me the One upstairs. Hip-hop Culture as a whole for being there for me in dark times and good times. Everyone else who has ever believed in me as a person or Artist. Thanks for the support from the past and future.

Website: hellnawproductions.com

Instagram: @hellnawtheface

Linkedin: Tramale Chatman

Facebook: Hellnawthepage

Youtube: Dj Hellnaw

Other: Soundcloud.com/hellnaw Soundcloud.com/djhellnaw

Image Credits
Tramale Chatman Aylin Atar

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