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[Interview] Illustration Artist Fahmi Fauzi

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Being professional means you are ready to fulfill your promise of whatever you’re offering to this industry” – Fahmi Fauzi

Here’s an exclusive interview with Samurai Shin illustration artist “Fahmi Fauzi” so here it goes:

Nikki Siixx: Where are you From, Fahmi
Fahmi Fauzi: I’m from Indonesia
Nikki Siixx: What do you do to recharge your creative batteries?
Fahmi Fauzi: hmm… Usually i went through internet see what’s new etc, looking at other artist’s work watching movie, reading comic, manga, everything. sometimes i just go take nap or even go out and do something else.
Nikki Siixx: What tools do you use to create Art and what makes them the “right tools” for you?
Fahmi Fauzi: I’m mostly do my work digitally. My tools are wacom cintiq 13 HD, and a laptop. They are my main equipment cause i rarely do finished work in traditional way.
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Nikki Siixx: Who Was Your first Character that you Illustrated?
Fahmi Fauzi: Son Goten from Dragonball! , and it was like 21 Years ago.
Nikki Siixx: Do You Have A Favorite Comic Book Illustrator and Why?
Fahmi Fauzi: Yes and He is Cameron Stewart (Fight Club 2 and Batgirl) his artwork is really “alive”, lineart, gesture, expression everything looks amazing! I wanna be as good as him someday! Oh plus Edwin Huang (Street Fighter, SkullKickers) his lineart is totally awesome.
Nikki Siixx: Who is your favorite comic book favorite comic book hero & villain and explain to us why?
Fahmi Fauzi: To be honest i’m not really a hardcore fans of any superhero, but Marvel’s Agent Venom do stuck in my head. His costume is awesome, i draw him a lot. Villain? I’ll choose from manga which is Madara Uciha from Naruto, catchy name, Bad ass ability and freaky evil mind.
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Nikki Siixx: So Fahmi, are you Currently Watching any Marvel Or DC Shows you currently
Fahmi Fauzi: Mm… Not really but i do follow most of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movie + Agent of Shield
Nikki Siixx: Whats your favorite japanese anime and favorite character and also explain why this?
Fahmi Fauzi: Umm.. Naruto still on top of my list, i do enjoy the story, interesting character development, and unpredictable twist. As for character i like Sarutobi (3rd Hokage) a very wiseman but very powerful, his death successfully makes me cry.
Nikki Siixx: What element of your work gives you the most personal satisfaction?
Fahmi Fauzi: Colors! I struggle a lot but it’s so rewarding when i put right colors in my work.

Nikki Siixx: Off topic question! What favorite kind of music and musical and explain why this person is your favorite?
Fahmi Fauzi: hm… Pop punk will be on top of my list, cause the beat is so fit to my taste that can help me to keep motivated when i draw, my top playlist would be Paramore and New Found Glory

blank-8-5-x-11-inNikki Siixx: What it Like Working With Mikel Miles & Ivan E Aguilar On Samurai Shin ?
Fahmi Fauzi: Awesome Experience! Working with them is fun! Mikel is very easy going person, flexible, and fun to work with. Ivan is also one of promising artist, his work is good.
Nikki Siixx: We’ve all met very talented newcomers who are trying to get their first professional projects. What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard given to a promising new creator?
Fahmi Fauzi: Good Attitude, whether with client or even with your self. Having super awesome skill is nothing compared with good attitude. Being professional means you are ready to fulfill your promise of whatever you’re offering to this industry, and of course ready to take every up and down of whatever comes to you during your journey in this path of career.
Nikki Siixx: Before We End This Interview Would You Like Share Some of Your Social Links?

Fahmi Fauzi: Ya sure! Here they are🙂
https://www.facebook.com/frixnotfreaks
https://www.instagram.com/mangamie/
http://mangamie.deviantart.com
https://www.artstation.com/artist/mangamy
Nikki Siixx: Thank you for a great interview and Congratulations on being apart of the “Samurai Shin Team

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NikkiSiixx Q&A

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Interview: B2DaDot

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NikkiSiixx.com goes in on a mini interview with Hip-Hop Artist from Delware, B2DaDot. He has done so much within his career. Being able to accomplish nine mixtapes, and is currently working on his next release that will be titled BETTER THAN GOOD, production credits with Cassidy, Freeway, Fat Joe, Joel Ortiz, Joe Budden and others. And most recently he has been in the studio writing for artists such as Young Jeezy, Wiz Khalifa, B.O.B. and a long list of up and coming talent.


He opened up for mainstream artists such as Jim Jones, J. Holiday, Ryan Leslie, Freeway, Doug E. Fresh, DJ Spinderella, Lil Mama, Styles P, Cassidy, Tone Trump, Gillie Da Kid, Meek Mill, DJ Kid Capri, DJ Khaled, Young Jeezy, Joe Budden, D12 and many more.
 During this interview we go over his eighth mixtape ‘We Aint Hurtin‘, his inspirations, fans, features, and how he feels about his recent move to the Sunny State of Florida.

NIKKISIIXX: If you were to look in the mirror. What would you tell the person in the reflection regarding your current circumstance with your music career.
B2DADOT: I would tell my reflection we have come so far, but there is still more work to be done.
B4NIKKISIIXX: On your mixtape ‘We Aint Hurtin’ you have two infamous features on it. Rick Ross and French Montana. How was it working with them? Did they give you any advice?
B2DADOT: The thing now with music is that everyone is so busy nowadays and touring and doing shows that it is hard to get in the studio with artist and create. So most of my bigger features get emailed to me.

NIKKISIIXX: What was your inspiration with your track PAIN IN A GLASS featuring Javonna?
B2DADOT: Pain In A Glass is kinda how I deal with life. Whether a long week, stress or whatever I always pour me up a drink (preferably Ciroc). Pain In A Glass was also the first record I ever opened up to my fans about my father committing suicide. It took me almost three years to put that on a record.

NIKKISIIXX: You were born and raised from Wilmington Delaware, and recently moved down to Miami, Florida. Any pros and cons to your relocation?
B2DADOT: Moving to Miami was way better for my career. Anyone who is someone in music, comes through Miami almost on the regular. So it was just a better overall move for me. Plus the weather is great. I think everyone is snowed in back in Delaware. Lol

NIKKISIIXX: You have about 19 Thousand Followers on Twitter? How does that make you feel? & how do you interact with you’re followers?
B2DADOT: It makes me feel great. I love my fans. They are very interactive on twitter. At the end of the day I am still a fan of music. So the things I wish artist did for the fans are things I try to implement with my fans & be as interactive as possible so even though we are miles away they can still feel apart of my day to day.
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NIKKISIIXX: Any Last Words?
B2DADOT: Be on the lookout for my debut album entitled “Better Than Good”. Also download my single “She Bad” on itunes right now. Lastly, be on the lookout for my first book entitled “Priorites”.

Dope Tracks off B2DADOT 8th mixtape ‘We Aint Hurtin’ are PAIN IN THE GLASS, KING’S QUEEN, BODY INK, GIVE A FUCK, SHE WANT A BALLER, and SEEN THE GAME. All original content. You can download this mixtape via DATPIFF.

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