A Grand Prairie man has gone from parking vehicles at a Dallas resort to creating a music video with Lil Jon and Flo Rida.
“It’s like a dream come true,” Nate Ontiveros stated. “I’m just so lucky and happy and blessed to have this opportunity.”
Ontiveros’ story begins greater than a decade in the past when he attended
South Grand Prairie Excessive Faculty. He stated he has been doing video modifying and
dreaming of a hip-hop profession since then.
“You’re employed arduous and also you hope somebody would discover. I’ve
been doing this for a very long time now,” Ontiveros stated.
He stated he would have by no means imagined his massive break would
come due to social media.
He posted his hip hop track “Take A Shot and Make a TikTok”
on the video-sharing social community. The response has been overwhelming. The
15-second video has already been seen greater than 100-million instances on the
TikTok gained immense reputation through its enjoyable, goofy movies and ease of
use, and has tons of of tens of millions of customers globally.
However its Chinese language possession has raised
considerations about potential censorship of movies, together with these important of the
Chinese language authorities, and the danger Beijing might entry consumer information.
Much more of a cause Ontiveros stated he’s simply pleased he bought his viral second earlier than all that.
“It was crazy. My manager called me and basically said Lil Jon was interested in being on the track. It’s actually a crazy story. They were flying me and my family and my friends out to Miami and before we got on the plane they called and said Flo Rida would be down there and wanted to be in the video too,” Ontiveros stated.
As they are saying, the remaining is historical past. He’s gone viral earlier than for
music parody’s he has achieved, however nothing like this.
Ontiveros stated he’s now in talks with main document labels and different hip-hop artists and DJs are enthusiastic about presumably collaborating with him sooner or later.
He stated he simply hopes his story evokes others to stay
with what they love.
“I just stuck with it and stayed true and focused on my goals. I didn’t let anything block that out or distract me. I never compare my success or my story to anyone else’s, because I feel like everybody has their own time. If you’re consistent with it, things will happen,” Ontiveros stated.