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#ABSCBNLifestyleInspo Kiana V: How I Make Art With My Dad And Brothers Paolo And Gab

#ABSCBNLifestyleInspo Kiana V: How I Make Art With My Dad And Brothers Paolo And Gab

My earliest memory of my dad and his music was going to sleep on a mattress in his music room while he worked. Sometimes, even falling asleep behind him on his chair while leaning on his back. I must’ve been about four or five when that started. From there, I learned from everyone in the family because we’re all very different. I think we all appreciate the same genres of music. Sharing music with each other is how we bond—whether it’s pop, jazz, rock, EDM, hip-hop, R&B, or something from my parents’ time, we share it with each other and nine times outta 10, we really kick back and enjoy.

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We’ve all worked together professionally countless times. It was so much fun! We’ve gone on tours with my dad as guests, which is always so much fun. I wrote and recorded "Circles" in my dad’s studio, my brother Gab shot and directed my music video for "Does She Know," and Paolo is an amazing director who I go to all the time for advice about my gigs and career direction. When I wanted to pursue a career in music, they told me from the get-go: “If you’re gonna do this, really do this. Heart, mind and soul, all in.”

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