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

Hi VenusTheG, where are your from? We’d love to hear about how your background has played a role in who you are today?
I’m from Kansas City, Missouri. I was raised in a low income area, a lot of people called it a piece of the projects haha. There was lots of murder and drugs in my apartment complex . I was usually in the house, kind of chained to my momma like a pet. Freedom was barely a thing for me and so was individuality. I was bullied a bit in school and had only a few friends that I can still name to this day. During my middle school years I was scared to do so but I slowly started to discover small parts of myself and show out on it. That small wake up call came out of nowhere and it’s been a burning fire in my chest ever since. This has had a huge impact on my mindset and how I started to go about my life as an individual. I’ve been in so many toxic situations that I’ve realized there are many people feeling stuck in situations like that. This made me want to go harder for myself so that one day I’d fall into a leadership position where I am able to help guide people who are lost, lost like I once was.

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
I’m most proud of the emotion and effort I’ve put into making music. Getting in front of the mic by choice wasn’t always easy for me. Especially when I’m releasing real raw emotions that I do/did feel. And I can say that is also one of my biggest challenges as well. Comments from socials and personal opinions would get to me a little, even recently. But I’m starting to feel like that’s a good thing. I don’t really see myself as “set apart” because I believe people can relate to me, rather. I just want the world to receive the love I’m going to give back when I feel it’s time to do so.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I can definitely say that I love this hookah bar/ restaurant called Aurora. It has super pretty blue lights in the night time and people can smoke hookah outside while they eat and the food is absolutely AMAZING. They have a huge menu :,)! I really feel like I’ve had some of my best experiences at food places while I’ve been out here in LA.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I would definitely love to give a shout-out to my mother for always believing in me and making efforts to show that she does. My girlfriend, MelG, deserves a huge shout out for not only being here with me and believing in me but for staying on my tail when I fall off. You’re a queen, I love you. God will always be appreciated throughout my path, major shout out to the higher power. And finally a shoutout to me for going through it and getting through it because God only knows what I’ve seen felt and done to get to where I am right now.

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