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Interview: Vinny Vibe And James Kennedy Release Intoxicating Club Track 'Ride Like This'



Vinny Vibe and James Kennedy, both celebrated for their unique and distinct artistic styles, have aligned on the exhilarating house single "Ride Like This." Heavy-hitting, heart-pounding single flawlessly captures the essence of their individual musical signatures, resulting in a harmonious blend of talent that will undoubtedly win those over who take a chance on it.


The anticipation surrounding "Ride Like This" has been nothing short of extraordinary, with industry insiders and renowned DJs worldwide expressing significant excitement for its forthcoming release. Even before its official debut, the track has already made waves within the club scene, igniting dance floors with its infectious beats and captivating melodies.


James Kennedy, previously recognized for his appearances on Bravo's hit reality show Vanderpump Rules, has effortlessly transitioned into a highly skilled DJ and accomplished music producer, showcasing his determination and willpower allows him to jump from one industry to another.


Additionally, Vinny Vibe, a seasoned and highly respected producer known, in part, for his ability to dominate music charts with his memorable productions, has solidified his status as a prominent figure in the industry. His widely acclaimed radio show "Good Vibes" has become a staple for music enthusiasts seeking the best sounds in electronic dance music. Having released under esteemed labels such as Spinnin', Mixmash, and Revealed, Vinny Vibe's impressive discography stands as a testament to his undeniable skill and dedication to his craft.


Fans and enthusiasts alike eagerly await the future collaborations that are bound to arise from the seamless synergy between Vinny Vibe and James Kennedy, two exceptionally talented artists who continue to push boundaries and redefine the landscape of electronic music.


Vinny Vibe Interview


How did the collaboration with James Kennedy come about and what made it a unique experience?


Vinny: James and I were introduced through mutual friends in the industry. We hit it off right away and decided to collaborate. Working with James was a unique experience because of his boundary-pushing approach to music. We pushed each other to bring our best to the table, resulting in a track that we're really proud of.


What's the story behind "Ride Like This" and how does it differ from your previous releases?


Vinny: "Ride Like This" came out of a desire to create something fresh and engaging. We wanted to incorporate elements of both our styles and create a track that stands out. In comparison to my previous releases, "Ride Like This" represents a fusion of two distinct musical perspectives, making it quite unique.


What are some noticeable differences for you in regards to the changes in promoting your music from the 1st year you started to this year?

Vinny: The biggest difference is the role of social media. When I first started, it was all about live performances and word of mouth. Now, platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok are integral to promoting music. Also, the reach is global, which is fantastic.


How do you stay true to your music style while keeping it fresh and innovative?


Vinny: Staying true to my style while keeping it fresh is all about striking a balance. I always aim to incorporate new ideas and sounds into my music, but without losing sight of the core elements that make it a 'Vinny Vibe' track.


What are the next steps for you after this release is behind you?


Vinny: After this release, I plan on continuing to make music and perform. There are a few collaborations in the pipeline, and I'm also looking forward to my upcoming tour. There's a lot to look forward to!


James Kennedy Interview


How has your role on Bravo's Vanderpump Rules influenced your career as a DJ and music producer, if at all? James: Being on Vanderpump Rules certainly raised my profile, but ultimately, it's the music that speaks for itself. The show gave me a platform, but it's the hard work and dedication to my craft that have helped me progress in my career.


What was your top favorite event to perfect since transitioning into a DJ/producer?


James: One of my top favorite events was playing at the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC). The energy, the crowd, the sheer scale of the event - it was an incredible experience.


How did "Ride Like This" come to life and what does it mean to you artistically?


James: "Ride Like This" started as a shared idea with Vinny, and through our collaborative efforts, it came to life. Artistically, it represents a fusion of our styles and a step forward in my music journey.


What does it feel like to have your track receive positive feedback from A-list DJs worldwide?


James: It's an amazing feeling. To have artists you respect and look up to appreciate your work is incredibly validating. It's a testament to the hard work and creativity that went into the track.


How do you think your music has contributed to the club scene and what future impact do you hope to have?


James: I hope my music has brought energy and excitement to the club scene. As for the future, I aim to continue pushing boundaries and creating tracks that get people moving. I hope to leave a lasting impact by creating music that stands the test of time.


What takeaways do you hope listeners gather from experiencing the single "Ride Like This"?


James: I hope listeners take away a sense of energy and enjoyment from "Ride Like This". I hope it's a track that they can connect with and that gets them moving, no matter where they are.


How do you balance your acting career with your burgeoning music career?


James: It's all about time management and prioritization. Both my acting and music careers are important to me, and I make sure to dedicate time to each. But when it comes to music, it's not just a job - it's a passion, so it doesn't feel like work.

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