Exclusive Interview with Abu Dhabi Ali

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What is your name and what city do you rep? 

Mohammed Ali Jamil

Artist Name name – Abu Dhabi Ali

Miami and Palestine

What is unique about you and your music?

I was born in Miami, my mother is Columbian and father Palestine

My music is interesting due to the fact I rap in three languages  :English, Arabic and currently working on my grammar in Spanish  I say I’m 70% fluent currently

What shaped your music? 

Depression and suicidal thoughts. I fell in love with music at 5 years old  I started writing at 16 and recently got back the flow. It’s been only one year I’ve been going to the studio and everyday I progress further

When did you realize you were going to make music professionally? 20 years old (one year ago)

What type of music do you listen to? 

Only rap

Who, to you, is the most undervalued music artist? 

I would say drake. He changed the game. He’s international. That’s my goal. He took over with fans from Hispanic areas, he gets romantic, he has his hood shit. That’s genius

Who would you collab with out of any Artist or Producer?

Travis Scott or Kendrick Lamar

What ignites your writing & creative juices? 

My two brothers. One being autistic and the other handicapped, doesn’t walk or talk at 13 years old currently. They my biggest fans and ima make it for them. I also was always bullied and shit so to see people look up to me hypes me up.

What do you do when you don’t do music (creative or otherwise) and that you are passionate about? 

I just write a lot. My personal thoughts, poems sometimes. I love fashion and making new design ideas for modern clothes.

If you weren’t making music professionally, what would you be doing?

Dead in a 9 to 5. Working for my father which owns multiple businesses. I just want to build my own legacy and not follow anyone’s footsteps.

Success to you is… 

When I get financially set and my country is free (Palestine). Ima feed all the hungry and change the world.

What do you wish you were told when you first started making music that you think would help an artist starting out? 

Staying consistent and start marketing and promoting yourself.

Any upcoming projects or tracks you are apart of? 

I got two videos coming soon on worldstar.

Where do we find you music / social media

Abudhabiali.musica -Instagram

Soon Spotify, iTunes and YouTube.