Interview: L.A. VanGogh

1.20.18 – Just before his Sofar Sounds performance in Champaign, L.A. VanGogh stopped by the studio to have a quick chat with our very own Can I Kick It team! Despite his name, L.A. VanGogh is originally from Dolton, IL, and is based out of Chicago right now, more specifically the Private Stock label. The conversation was lot of fun, and stay tuned until the end for a special freestyle!


About Nikhil Mehta

Nikhil Mehta was born and raised in Fremont, California, a suburb of the Bay Area, but discovered his love of music from the internet. Inspired by the pure expression, creativity, and perspective of acts like Odd Future, Childish Gambino, Danny Brown, and Flying Lotus, Nikhil's passion for finding the coolest new music was born. After making the move to Champaign, he found himself surrounded by a thriving scene of artists and creatives that didn't exist in Fremont, and eagerly took his place within as a host of "Can I Kick It". Besides his music obsession, Nikhil enjoys longboarding around campus, rewatching Netflix shows, and climbing trees.

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