1.) Where Are we talking from today?
A: Los Angeles, CA
2.) Where did you get your artist's name from?
A: I took letters from my first name and my birthday month July and can up with the name “Danjul”
3.) Music-wise what are you working on right now? Are you currently promoting a single or album?
A: I’m always recording with my two producers Matthew Nelson & Mitch Maanao. Consistently building my sound and trying to figure out ways to create unique Pop music that doesn’t sound like anything we’ve heard thus far. As of now, I released a dance song titled “Eyes on you” produced by Mitch Maanao, it was just released Oct 18th! I hope you guys like it!
4.) Who or what were the most significant influences on your musical life and career?
A: I have to say, Michael Jackson...we didn’t have much growing up but watching him on tv and videos inspired me to pursue entertainment. My mother also was a great influencer to get me motivated to pursue music. She encouraged me to dance and not give up when it gets tough.
5.) Who are your favorite musicians?
A: Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna, Janet Jackson, Brandy, Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj....too name a few Hahaha!
6.) What have been the greatest challenges/frustrations of your career so far?
A: Honestly, trying to find the right people in this industry to help guide my career. I’ve had a lot of ups and downs more so downs, with people lying to me and trying to use me and take advantage due to the fact I’m new and unknown. I work very hard and I care a lot about my music and artistry. It’s just hard to find legit people that mean what they say and do what they say.
7.) As a musician, what is your definition of success?
A: To me, success is being happy every day with what you’re doing and being able to support your family off of what you love to do and being able to inspire with your gift. As an artist, I’d love to travel and look into my fans' faces and say “THANKYOU”. I truly come from nothing but I dream of everything...that’s the beauty of life....we can dream and go for it!
8.) What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A: Self-love and awareness. Because once you have that everything else falls into place. And people will feel your energy and gravitate towards you more. Also being 100% authentically your life‘s too short...
9.) What is your present state of mind?
A: Grind and hustle....it’s hard to sleep at night knowing I have incredible music that I feel deep down in my heart could change pop music...and I’m not coming from a cocky mindset! Never ever, it’s just you know when you’ve creating something special and u just want the “right” people to give you a chance.
10.) What is your most treasured possession?
A: My heart, it’s uniquely pure...those who are closest to me or were once upon a time know my heart is one of a kind.
11.) What do you enjoy doing most?
A: It’s a euphoric feeling for me when I know I’ve written a hit record or something special. it’s just something I feel and I can’t wait to go to the studio and bring it to life! I love watching my producers create my tracks.
12.) Where would you like to be in 10 years?
A: On 102.7 with Ryan Seacrest lol, world tour, on the billboard top 200 charts. And in a Disney live-action film mainly one of my songs. Not being dirt poor NOMORE lol. Being able to take care of my mother buying her a dream home. There are honestly so many things I wish and can see.