TNO NIKO’s passion for music began at the age of eight, where his love for rhyming led him to poetry and freestyle raps. Influenced by idols like Nas, Kodak, X, and 2Pac, he mainly focuses on hip-hop, rap, RnB, and rock. One of his significant songs, ‘Soulful,’ is aimed at portraying an image of where he’s coming from and his destined path. With future projects like an album titled ‘Shine’ and an EP called ‘Haze’ in the works, he sees himself as wealthy and successful in the next five years, owning a business and touring globally.

Interview with TNO NIKO

Tell us about yourself, who are you and where do you come from?

Yo I’m TNO NIKO an artist from Broward County, some refer to me as niko or tio/tino

How was your passion for music born? Who are your idols?

Music had always been a source of joy for me, but it wasn’t until I turned eight that I started to think about what i could with music. My obsession with rhyming words in class and at home led me to write poetry and spit freestyles. And the rest, as they’ll say, is history. I can say some of my idols and biggest inspirations were nas,kodak,X and 2pac, their passion and realness throughout their music spoke bodly to the youth such as myself, and gave me the hope to be what I am today

What kind of music do you do?

I consider my self an all around artist I either make music off of thoughts, emotions, or vibes. Mainly I focus on hip-hop/rap, rnb, & rock, but I’d like to get into glitchcore or jerk

What is the most important song for you? What message do you want to convey to the listener?

I’ll say one of my most important songs is soulful The song portrays an image in the listeners head of where I’m coming from, the dangers most face, and what destiny awaits me

Why should a listener who doesn’t know you listen to your music?

Because majority of my music is from the heart and made for people to vibe to or get through rough times.

What are your future projects? Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

I’m currently working on an album called “Shine” and an ep called “haze” make sure to be on the lookout for those two gems. I see myself very rich/wealthy owning a business & going on tour all around

Tell our readers a funny episode that happened in your career as an artist.

The question wasn’t answered!