[show_mp3 id=”17″]At just 11 years old Vers’ discovered his natural ability to freestyle. Now, 18 he has gained quite the following in just a year with over 7,000 YouTube subscribers and over 6 million views. He gained his first YouTube success when his friend uploaded a video called “Raw: 17-Year-Old Freestyling & Imitating Lil Wayne, Drake, Eminem, & Ludacris!” which immediately went viral. It earned him over 20 YouTube honors in a two-week time span and has been mentioned by many celebrities. While Vers’ rise to YouTube fame continues, this artist has a bright future ahead of him and is one to be on the lookout for.
NAME: Jordan Sierra aka Vers’
TYPE OF MUSIC: Hip Pop (My Genre)
LOCATION: Miami, Florida
BIRTHPLACE: Miami, Florida
AGE: 18 years old
Q: How old were you when you got started in the music industry?
A: Well, I really started the industry when I was 17 years old.
Q: What got you started making music?
A: Bueno, I got started because; since I was 11 years old I had love for freestyling. And, I took it upon myself to write down my raps and record my life to entertain people.
Q: Who are some of the artists and musicians that you like to listen to?
A: A mi me encanta, Lil Wayne, Drake, Nas, and a couple of Rock artists.
Q: What are some hobbies of yours that you do in your spare time?
A: Gym, gym, and gym, I love working out! “Dedication is the key to opening the door to success”- Vers’ (I just made that up, a quote to live by).
Q: How do you come up with new music? What is your inspiration?
A: My inspiration comes from life experiences and certain emotions or feelings I have dealt with. (I’m so dramatic).
Q: Which song that you have written is your favorite? And why? What is the meaning behind it?
A: Super Girl, which hasn’t even been released yet. At the time I wrote that song, I was living in a world full of fantasies with one of my girlfriends, then, I got a wakeup call! La muchacha estaba de madre.
Q: What advice would you give to someone who is looking to get started in the music industry?
A: Get your head right, before trying to get your bread right. This industry plays games with your sanity; you have to be strong enough not to let it win.
Q: Were your family and friends supportive of your music and your choices to get into the music industry?
A: They have no choice, the music industry is what I eat and breathe.
Q: Where do you see yourself in the next few years?
A: With a Victoria Secret model, no just kidding, truthfully, I wanna be in everyone’s iPod, one way or another!
Q: What is the overall goal or dream that you want to achieve with your music?
A: My dream is to be able to help other kids through my music, as the music did for me and continues to do as I grow.