This week Day 1 Radio catches up with Domani aka Domani Harris aka T.I.’s son. While he may be known to many because of his parents, he is definitely blazing his own trail as an artist. His debut album “Time Will Tell” was labeled a classic by J. Cole and he is already doing international tours. Listen as he opens up about how this album was different from his other projects, why he feels the time is right for him to shine and what he is looking forward to the most.
1:15 – Why does he wear the same shoes everywhere? Domani wears the same pair of shoes in most of his photoshoots, shows, and social media posts. He explains the reasoning behind them.
3:10 – Wrapping up a tour with Big K.R.I.T. and Rapsody. Domani just got finished opening up for Krit and Rapsody on the “From the South With Love” tour. He talks about how this being his first tour experience helped him as a performer.
7:20 – “Time Will Tell” -Domani talks about how this being his fourth project (first album) was different from the rest. This time he actually allowed his father to have some input and was open to hearing it. He also opens up about keeping a certain perspective as the son of a superstar.
13:00 – Becoming himself. Domani speaks on growing as an artist and finding his own voice, rather than trying to sound like all of the other music that’s out. He also shows gratitude for finding his voice at such a young age. Domani also speaks on living in the spotlight and now making a real name for himself as an artist.
15:45 – The pressure of being a famous child. Domani says he never felt pressure being the son of T.I. or living up to any preconceived notions about him when he is creating. He also admits that he uses negative feedback or doubts as fuel.
18:30 – The process. Domani walks us through the year-long creative journey of “Time Will Tell” from the album cover to the recording. He also shouts out the producers and artists he worked with on the album.
26:00 – Getting nominated for a Tony Award. Domani was nominated for Tony Award for writing a song for the Spongebob Squarepants musical. He admits that the opportunity was originally presented to his father, who passed it down to him.
28:30 – Hitting the road again. Domani is preparing for a European tour with JID later this month. He’s kinda-sorta packed but he’s looking forward to it.
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