Meet Neo Gonzalez, A 33 year old father, Comedian, Chef, and Playlist Curator from South Central, LA.
“I was working at a diner on a military base. While i was cooking i would love bumping hip hop, but I couldn't have swear words blasting out for colonels and high ranking military people to hear while they ate. I stared making a clean hip hop playlist”
What music did you grow up listening to as a young kid?
As a kid I grew up mostly on Mexican music, Rancheras, Corridos, Cumbias from artist like Chalino Sanchez, Los Tigres Del Norte, Vicente Fernandez, Fito Olivarez... It wasn't till I was like 9 years old that I really got into rap and hip hop. Mostly because of my older cousins listening to Snoop, Dre, Ice Cube, and Bone Thugs.
Name one of your favorite albums of all time?
Bone thugs n harmony's Est 1999 is my favorite album, Second is White pony by the Deftones.
What is the best concert you’ve ever been to and why?
My first was the best I saw System of a Down when I was 16 and it was awesome. They started with the crowd rushing the stage and to end, they played their whole toxicity album.
What is the last song you listened to?
Thottiana by Bluface on the radio coming home from work. I dig the beat
What is your favorite quote? Or do you have a life slogan?
Lately my motto has been "fail to prepare, you prepare to fail'