Being a indie artist coming from Virginia isn't easy. It is always said that since the Pharell, Missy Elliott, Chris Brown, Pusha T era, it hasn't been many eyes in Va.
Latin artist " Nat " is here to change that with her different type of music that she's bringing to change the game. Want to learn more on just who she is? Check below to gain the inside exclusive.
● Tell me in a few words, who you are. How would you describe
yourself in a short story.
Nat. (AKA Natalia Ramos) is a young Panamanian and Puerto Rican
Latin Artist. Born in La República de Panama and raised in Virginia
Beach, Virginia, Nat. debuted with her first single “Brutal” in 2020.
With a heavy influence, Nat. continues to ascend, bringing a
powerful voice in Reggaetón.
● What’s your stage name and how did you come up with it?
My stage name is Nat. Growing up as a kid, my closest friends would call
me “Nat”. I changed it to my stage name so people could feel more
personal towards me and my music and also because my name would
get mispronounced all of the time.
● What got you into music?
My family did. My mom would play her favorite artists on a constant
rotation. She still loves playing music from Sade, Celia Cruz, Mana, Toni
Braxton, Depeche Mode, Michael Jackson, El General, Proyecto Uno,
Madonna, Aerosmith, Inxs, and Red Hot Chili Peppers playing. every time
we had to clean the house. She would have a huge book of CDs in the
car as well full of all different types of genres of music. My Dad played
the trumpet. He would always practice in the house when my sister and I
were younger. He would always have rock music or salsero bands
playing in the house. When my sister and I were in middle, we picked up
guitar and bass lessons and listened to Daddy Yankee, Ivy Queen, and
Don Omar on a heavy rotation especially on our game days when we
● What was life like growing up?
If I could write my life growing up in Virginia Beach, I feel like I would be
able to turn it into a movie. I was a military brat. I luckily grew up living
out my best and most unforgettable memories there. I learned my
biggest lessons in life growing up in that city. Which makes me much
more appreciative of my music career.
Who is your inspiration? What keeps you going to get up daily and put
effort into your music career?
Myself. I am my own motivator with the love and support of those in my
corner. That’s what keeps me going everyday. I’ve learned that people
can be on your side. But, those in your corner help you understand that
you put the most effort into being the best and highest version of
● What is your creative process like? What is the meaning behind
your current single?
I always take from my experiences to help me write my music. The
imagery in my head helps me create the story that I want to tell.
The meaning behind my current single “Brutal” is just a song to have fun
to. “Brutal” is a slang word Puerto Ricans say meaning, dope, awesome,
or really good.
● What is the name of the current single/ep/album that you are
pushing? Do you prefer people to buy it or stream? And why?
I have a new single coming out soon. I haven’t unveiled the project name
just yet! But, it’s coming soon! As long as the people love my music, it
doesn't matter if they buy or stream. I’d just be happy that they connect
● With the industry changing so much, would you stay indie or sign to
a label? Why and why not?
It all depends on the deal. Overall, I want to work with a team that
collaborates with my creative freedom where I get to own my masters
and invest into my career with good intentions.
● Do you feel like the music industry has went down since the
pandemic? Why or why not? Where you affected by the pandemic
with music or everyday life?
Yes and no. I feel like many great artists emerged to find their voice in a
time where life changed drastically. I also feel as if the music industry
became the Wild Wild West 2.0.
I was impacted by the pandemic. I was unfortunately furloughed at one
point during the start of the pandemic. During that time, I took to music
to create my songs.
● If you were given a chance to sit down and have a business dinner
with a celebrity who would it be and why?
I would love to have dinner with Ivy Queen. She’s the queen of
Reggaeton. I want to know more about her experiences, take aways, and
lessons she learned about her life, family, and her career so that I know
how to continue carving my own path in the industry. She is a wise
woman that keeps it real.
● How do you balance everyday life tied into your music career?
I focus on my time to rest. I work my normal job during the day,
workout, and focus on a different project each day so that I don't feel
● Tell me about your most memorable moment in your career?
My most memorable moment in my career was working with Cherish
Mie on “The Weekend”. I was with her along with two of our good
friends, Dexter and Gabby. We wrote and recorded my verse for her
song in about an hour and vibe to it on repeat the entire time.
● What style of music do you prefer to make? Would you ever try a
I prefer to make Reggaeton and Latin R&B. If I would ever try a different
lane, I would love to incorporate pop and Brazilian Funk
● Do you have a celebrity crush?
Anitta for sure. I would make her my wife one day.
● Is there anyone who you would collab with right now?
I would love to work with Ozuna or Tokisha.
● Who is the producer and engineer behind your music?
The Producers that I’veI worked with are Gabe Niles, Mike Mizzle, Calvin
Merazh, Norva Reign. My engineer is Paul Arnold.
● What are you currently working on and what is next for you?
I’m currently working on my EP. Soon, I’ll have it out soon before the
summer time. I have a couple of shows lined up to perform at as well.
● When it comes to fashion, what is your dressing style ?
In the words of Bad Bunny, “YHLQMDLG”.
● What is your creative process like and who inspired you to make
I just put together what comes to mind. Visually or sonically, if
there’s a theme I want to go by, a story that I want to tell , I just
write it out.
Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee inspired me to make music.
● If you could open up for one celebrity who would it be and why?
I would want to open up for Bad Bunny. He brings an experience to his
shows and music that I would love to be a part of.
● Any funny stories or an embarrassing moments you want to share
with our readers?
I have too many to share.
● What would you be doing right now if it wasn’t for your music
I would probably continue my professional dance career.
● What is one message you would give to your fans?
Be comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Be sure to follow Nat on social media and also stream her music on all platforms.