Giovanni Damian, aka Sangiovanni, transferring from Amici to 21 platinum data: “At concert events, I really feel like a boy within the corridor. I am not into dissing dynamics, it is only a waste of time. And I suffered lots from the hatred of those that insulted me.
“My ultimate? Martin Luther King. After I studied him in school, I used to be very impressed, this ultimate, this energy, this speech remained with me for a very long time. That was his purpose: to do good to the world. “In occasions when there are these For many who do not know who Strehler is, it is nearly touching that the 19-year-old pop star places Martin Luther King on the high of his teenage idols. Saint John
(actual title Giovanni Damian“San”, as he was all the time informed that he shouldn’t have a great boy face) he lived his “stranger” because of amicithe expertise that turned his world the wrong way up: success Malibu; new report, Autumn Flight, which has been licensed with 21 platinum and 5 gold discs; tour that may take him to Rome and Milan in October.
Martin Luther King is there. What ought to be your message?
“You can love each other, which you can be free to be what you need; In my music, crucial factor for me is that folks can come collectively, my purpose is to assist those that are in hassle. Music is an outlet for a lot of, and for me too; in some unspecified time in the future I used to be not in a great temper, however the realization that I can categorical myself by means of music turned me round and altered my life. At the same time as a listener, among the songs made me perceive a whole lot of issues, it is a bit like remedy. I write for myself to really feel higher. But in addition for others, in order that they really feel accepted.”
As a listener, what was the final track that made you’re feeling higher?
“How are you Joji. Refrain: No one loves me such as you do. It is laborious to search out actual individuals on this world who love you for who you might be. This track made me immediately separate the individuals who actually love me from those that do not. I opened my eyes and thoughts, it actually turned me round
You belong to Technology Z, what are your values?
“Our era is set, accepting, fluid, we’re children who wish to create new issues, who wish to enter the grownup world and have the ability to work with them. It is good to see that right this moment’s youth perceive the liberty to be who they need, we’re defeating taboos which have all the time been and doubtless will exist, as a result of in any other case there could be no violation … If there have been no guidelines, nobody may strive change them.”
However you even have disadvantages…
“We’re a digital, technological era: much less human interplay, extra visibility; much less inside, extra have a look at this stunning physique, have a look at this stunning watch. If you happen to open social networks you lose the depth of individuals, out of 20 profiles at the least 17 are people who find themselves occupied with exhibiting up. It scares me. I am extra within the inside, I say, in All evening lengthy: Why would you assume in any other case if my intuition is perverted / And go deep into the world that you’ve got inside / To show all the things round and make me a world tradition / And strip bare in garments / Essentially the most stunning varieties are these. You are hiding”.
Whether or not it’s the fault of those that do it or your fault, you might be additionally not considering politics…
“In actual fact, I’m not a fan of politics, it appears to me that it is a particular world, I shouldn’t have the information and abilities to guage it. And I do not like to offer pointless judgments, it is too simple to guage on the sofa.”
The place did that feeling of freedom you talked about come from? Who taught you this?
“I grew up in an setting the place there have been a whole lot of psychological patterns and obstacles going again to highschool. I come from Grumolo delle Abbadesse, a small city of three,000 individuals in Veneto; individuals there usually are not so open and I all the time struggled with these brief circuits, the extra I noticed them, the extra I didn’t prefer it, additionally as a result of I suffered evil many occasions and I don’t need different individuals to undergo by means of my fault. As soon as, on the age of 14, I corrected an English trainer who had made a mistake: he replied that I ought to end it, as a result of on the planet of labor I’d solely obtain slaps within the face and my life would go badly. These prejudices damage me a lot that I write for this as effectively, we as singers have the ability of the media to make use of in a optimistic means, to not hate.”
The traditional picture of a pop star doesn’t belong to you? Many imagine in your world…
“In my concert events, I don’t think about myself as an artist in entrance of the followers: we’re all guys who’re united by one ardour. I do not care about all this pop star vibe, that I did this and that, it is unbelievable nonsense that folks get misplaced in. I’m not considering a villa within the Maldives, I would really like one thing left of me and what I stated; For me, the principle factor is to assist individuals, that is the which means of this career.
Dissing, hate, rap video games, muscle-playing competitions, nevertheless, are a part of the world of sure music.
“I dissociate myself. I am out of that dynamic, time is wasted dissing others. If everybody stood of their locations and solely thought concerning the music, it will be higher. Everybody can do what they need, however concentrate on what you might be doing: should you ship the flawed messages, individuals will obtain them. It’s a must to watch out together with your media energy and use it in a optimistic means.”
However some rappers solely sing about intercourse, medicine and cash.
“It is not that I do not wish to make love, suck cash and do not discuss to drug addicts. Aside from medicine, I believe these are issues that everybody is considering; love is a pure intuition, with out hypocrisy, cash is required, and we’re working for this. I grew up on this music, I all the time preferred it, Sfera Ebbasta is one in every of my favourite artists, and it is not simply intercourse and medicines. Good guys in dangerous neighborhoods it is among the most stunning songs within the historical past of italian music, it has a really sturdy creativeness and tells the reality. Music is freedom of expression, however similar to artists, we’re public figures, quarrels are ineffective.
Lots of recognition, but in addition a whole lot of hatred.
“I’ve suffered lots, everybody who opens social networks and judges, insults, insults, with out filters. There may be little or no frequent sense, many don’t care that you’re sick, their silly fame of writing one thing towards somebody is necessary to them, simply to draw consideration to themselves.
“Pals” introduced you success, but in addition launched you to your girlfriend Julia (Secure, she is a dancer, she beat him within the Maria De Filippi expertise last, room).
“Julia offers me a lot, she makes me really feel good, she loves me very a lot: it is good to be beloved and it is also good to reciprocate kindness when you’re needed a lot. In a means it is laborious to reside a traditional story as a result of we’re public figures, however we’re attempting to reside our relationship like we’re two guys who do not do the job and simply wish to love one another and assist one another.”
Your newest album is Cadere Volare, two opposites. Am I a nightmare and a dream?
“These are the 2 pure situations of life. Do not be afraid of falling and do not dream an excessive amount of about flying. I began making music throughout the darkish occasions, I assumed music saved me and it did. However then in some unspecified time in the future I felt the identical as earlier than, in a interval that was not the very best, and the music was there. Which means that there’ll all the time be occasions once you fall and you’ll not be ashamed. In moments when not, I puzzled: there are those that are unfortunate, why am I losing my time feeling dangerous? Now I repair one of many issues my therapist taught me: each struggling has its personal dignity. You shouldn’t be afraid of a fall, however handle, reside, you possibly can fly away from there, even basking in disappointment and melancholy.”
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