Long Island, New York stationed rap recording artist Young Dom AKA DomTMO best known for garnering a lot of buzz and attention after opening up for rap star Lloyd Banks sits down with the content creators of Blacktopia for an in depth, insightful interview about his music career, future plans and more. Read all about what the bright young artist has to say in the interview below.
Blacktopia: Hello, DomTMO. How would you sum up who you are as an artist in just one sentence?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: I am a firm believer that nobody can tell you what you can and can’t not be!
Blacktopia: How would you describe your style as an artist? What can people expect when they hear you?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: My style is authentic. I don’t try to be nobody but myself honestly. You can expect someone who is dedicated to what he is doing and also inspiring the next to become better than. Wherever I decide to finish my marathon.
Blacktopia: What are some of the subjects that you rap about?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: My life! The things I see or have seen. My close circle of peers that are not artists, but can inspire me to create content about their struggles or anything in life that I may not have gone thru. It all helps
Blacktopia: Who have you worked with?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: Man, kR Da Problem, Marcus Taylor, JuTheKing , Gp45, Kino, Scott King, Buddy Lofton, Rose, TheRealMaine, Relly & more coming up this year!
Blacktopia: We see that you've opened up for Lloyd Banks, what was the experience like opening up for him at The Sony Music Hall's fifteen-year anniversary event?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: Honestly, it was the first time I opened up for a packed out venue like that! Not only once but twice in the same spot with Lloyd banks! I thank him for that … the experience was crazy the first time I did it. It was 3 of us then I lost a brother to street violence later that year and he wasn’t there the second time but he knows it’s only up from here for me. So I’m forever grateful for that experience.
Blacktopia: What other milestones have you had in your music career so far?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: Roc Nation meeting, Def Jam meeting, met Nipsey Hussle before he passed. Seeing Jay Z in passing through the Roc Nation building, Long Island Nets (d league) playing my song in Nassau Coliseum man felt great. It just let’s me know I’m that close to where I want to be.
Blacktopia: As an artist, where do you see yourself in the next five years?
Young Dom AKA Dom TMO: Financially stable, really impactful, inspiration to the next , coming out of Long Island you heard of EPMD, you heard bout Rakim but since the 90s nobody besides Reek Da Villian really put the island on the map so I’m here to embark that right there!
Blacktopia: If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: Stop living in doubt. Everyday you wake up and have air in your chest, chase that goal or dream of what you want to be. Don’t get discouraged because it’s happening faster for the next person. Focus on yourself, it's all about timing!
Blacktopia: What's next for DomTMO? What do you have lined up for the rest of 2022?
Young Dom AKA DomTMO: I got a script. I'm reading time to get into these short films, more singles , tryna make a Roc Nation brunch, get on Bdot Top 10 list and make my son proud to be my son. I can’t ask for much, respect from the peers and I’m solid.
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