The Rooted Minds Blog is back with another amazing Spotlight Feature, where we shine a light on creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs that are making strides to take their careers to the next level. This is a platform where we can celebrate the success stories of members of our community, friends, and newly discovered creatives. Join us in learning more about a Latin music artist that has recently been introduced to us via Cuban Diva!
BIO: MANUEL ALBERTO CASTILLO ROMO KNOWN AS DIVINE LA BESTIA He was born in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, and immigrated to the United States in 1998. Phoenix, Arizona, became his new home, along with his mother, Bertha Romo, and brother, Fausto Castillo, when he was 14 years old, in 2005. who had the talent to write poetry write songs 2006 was where it all started when he met his friend Kenny who introduced him to the Famous Amoz who became like his brother. Masters and Dmet were the ones who recorded Divine for the first time in a home studio. His influences are The General, Project One, Blue Blue, Solid Gold, Lil Rob, MC Magic, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam, Santa Cartel, and many more. Today with a career of 17 years through the ups and downs. He is an artist who continues to dream big.
Divine was invited to the red carpet of the Latin Grammys 2019, he has 6 albums and opened concerts for many artists. Some of those concert openers include Xtreme Banda, Limon Angel and Khris, MC Magic, Bone Thugs Divinomusic, Yomo, Mariah Angeliq, Larry Hernandez, Los Cuantes de Sinaloa, DJ Memo, Gorilla Zoe, Solid Gold, Sonora Dynamite, King, Lil G, Saga, Whiteblack among others. Keep dreaming and Vicente as a producer, writer, rapper, singer, and podcaster, always carries in his heart his mother and brother who are now in heaven. Words from my mother Bertha Romo this world is for winners only you decide if you want to be a winner or a loser.
DIVINE LA BESTIA
Divine La Bestia
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RM: What has been your journey to being in the field that you’re in today? (Artist, Musician, Athlete, Entrepreneur, Business Owner, Creative, Etc.) What has been the most impactful lesson that you've learned?
DLB: To lose everything and have to get up and keep dreaming working believing and dreaming again
RM: For those who may not know, how did you develop the name or concept for your business or project?
DLB: I learned that life is too short not to continue in what I love the most, which is music.
RM: 1) Tell us about your inspiration behind an upcoming project. 2) What do you hope to accomplish and what do you hope people take away from it?
DLB: One of my projects that inspires me the most in my current life is a new album and documentary on baby kingz Records that we only waited for when we were kids. I would like people to never let their dreams and goals die because everything with hard work, faith and perseverance is possible.
RM: What have been some effective ways that you've marketed yourself in your space and industry?
DLB: Youtube tik tok facebook intagram Google ads
RM: How have you grown as an entrepreneur or creative in the last 5 years and who's been influential in that process?
DLB: A very long process of ups and downs but what continues to inspire me the most is being alive because it motivates me to know that I will leave a legacy to be remembered for me and my mother and my brother who are already in heaven
RM: What are some short-term goals that you are working towards, that friends and supporters can help you with?
DLB: We work hard on the growth of the urban Latino community in order to further enhance our projects, such as my career as an artist, my podcasts, my record label
RM: What are one or two things that keep you grounded? How do you practice good self-care or how can you practice it better (if you've been lacking in that area)?
DLB: It's one of the problems we all have as artists but I always try to remember where I was 10 years ago and where I am now and all the pain and sacrifices keep me going.
RM: What are some words of wisdom or encouragement for upcoming creative entrepreneurs that you'd like to share?
DLB: alguna ves antes de morir mi.madre medijo estas palabras tu solo tu puedes decidir si quieres ser un ganador oh un perdedor
(Sometime before I died my mother told me these words you alone can decide if you want to be a winner or a loser)
RM: What has been the best piece of advice you have ever received in reference to your career and industry?
DLB: It doesn't matter how much talent you have, the most important thing is that you want it so much if you have the value of sacrificing yourself for it, the process is long but little by little the bag fills up.
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I am from Inglewood, California, currently working in Phoenix, Arizona as a Sound Engineer (Live, Recording, and Mixing). I am a Music Producer and Creative Artist looking to build a portfolio and live performance opportunities. I graduated from Arizona State University studying Creative Writing and Philosophy. I later studied audio production technologies at Mesa Community College, before taking on more freelance work.