We had the good fortune of connecting with Kalico Jak and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Kalico, we’d love to hear more about your end-goal, professionally.
My End Goal ? Right now even though I’m just still climbing up I would say that i would want my end goal to be me and my family traveling GODS AMAZING CREATION OF A WORLD and playing music and meeting amazing people and helping them in any way whether its mentally or spiritually using my music and the vibe i create as an artist. I would just love to Share My Love of Music with the world and hope i impact at least one person if i can do that then it was all worth it 🌴🍍🌴
Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way.
I am a Tropical House DJ and Producer. But I other genres of house like tech house or Deep House. My 4 Genres of House that I love to Produce is Tech, Deep, Tropical, Tribal. To Me what sets me apart from others is My style and Vibe. I’ve been told by several people that I met for the first time that they don’t know me or anything about me but the way I go about the music journey makes them want to be apart and invest. How I got to where I am today is because of tons of people that have helped me get to where I am it hasn’t been easy but its been an interesting journey and its not even close to over. I’ve overcome challenges By Keeping this mindset “Its Not What’s Happens its how u react to it“. Some lessons I have learned along the way are, some things are out of your control so enjoy the experience.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I would say Dallas for sure big city and amazing places like Bali Beach Club. Ft Worth is also a good one, Rodeo Goat is One of my fav Burger places !!! And one of my fav cities to be in is Denton Tx, u got places like Hooligans, Thai Squared, Harvest House, Eastside, Mellow Mushroom, and that’s just the sqaure!!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
WOW!! That’s a long list but to name a group of amazing people ill start with The First one, Chris Haught / Haughtboi He has showed me How to produce Better quality tracks and has helped with with music and in life everytime I get done Hangin with him I always feel inspired to be better and music and at life as a person The Next would have to be My Best friend Luke Allen He has been to every show and is the first person I’m always showing my newest tracks to. He is for sure my second biggest supporter!! Anything Kalico Jak Does he is right there gettin down and sharing the love and support The Next One is Donald Wilborn Of EMBARCADERO RECORDS!!! Without this man none of My music would have ever reached the places it has and its still growing. He himself is also a producer and dj. The fact that he gave me a chance and has been working non stop to make sure The world Knows who Kalico Jak is is Amazing and I couldn’t ask for a better label to be on and work with such a supportive dude is why he had to be on this list. And the Final Person That Belongs on this List is My Amazing Wife Janet Pope !!!! She has been with me since day one and she truly is amazing in everything she’s done with me and for me in the music aspect. All she has been is supportive and loving and is as excited about this journey as I am!!! I could go on forever about how amazing she is but ill sum it up perfectly She Truly is My Anne Bonny 🦩❤️🦩