All about the rapper VTORNIK: early years, formation, success
Domestic rap artists have always looked up to their Western counterparts, reformulating their creativity to suit their audience. In the tracks and videos of the Russian rap community you can often find coincidences with the foreign one in lyricism or framing, but it rather becomes in marker of the genre in which the singers work.
Another interesting thing is exactly how musicians present their work, as well as where they start and what path they choose to take. farther. This article will talk about the rapper VTORNIKHe is a man who has taken the trends of Western hip-hop culture and turned them into hits, rocking Russian listeners.
History of formation
Maxim Nikitin, even in his early works, placed an emphasis on his origin: He grew up in a small village near the town of Nevinnomyssk, Stavropol Territory, and the story of his art begins there. Big The role in shaping his creative impulses was played by familywhich the musician more and more often mentions in his tracks.
Until his majority, Maxim lived in the countryside, and his upbringing was greatly influenced by GrandmaThe boy's godfather, who was a tremendous supporter of him after his parents' divorce, and his mother, who sometimes appeared in his music videos. Nikitin developed an interest in music earlyThe boy went to music school, graduated from it as an extern and learned to play the guitar. Despite the fact that in his teenage years, the future singer was interested not only in hip-hop, but also in rockIn his later work, heavy music influences did not reflect.
After high school, Maxim went to university and wanted to study in depth science. The musician graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, but his desire to become famous Overwhelmed The desire for further study of physics and mathematics.
Maxim's personality in his early tracks practically did not appearThe music of VTORNIK, which is associated with the imitation of Western rappers and mockery of the philistine life. At the very beginning of his career VTORNIK established himself as the successor of the eminent Eminem, Jay-Z, and Kanye West, but the young musician's approach to the delivery of his tracks was different. One of the memorable moments from Nikitin's videos are inserts with acting out situations related to the song. It is also interesting to use in the videos a large number of effects and drawings peculiar to the time Beginning at to popularize hip-hop art.
VTORNIK is remembered by his loyal fans and his bright In his first releases, in addition to his chanting and rocking sound, the musician appears as an energetic teenager dressed in colorful and baggy clothes. In this initial period Maxim gets his first wave of popularity: his track "Money Rain.", released in 2019, became popular on the Internet, especially on the TikTok platform. More than half a million videos were made to this song, and VTORNIK quickly gained a loving audience. It also brought fame. remix The song that became the most listened to on the streaming platforms.
For about half a year, the musician has been at the top of the music services charts, along with other popular rappers - Morgenstern, Kizaru and Big Baby Tape. Very soon his music appeared in Russian multiseries films "Two Hills" and "Year of Culture.
Now the rapper's creativity has acquired more serious form. Now Maxim has moved away from the image of the flamboyant, reckless teenager and records more soulful tracks such as "HOME" and "On Knives. In his creative work we can see a big growth both in the lyrics and in the sound, which can't help pleasing the audience. The recently released track showed a different level "Big Boy BusinessIn which VTORNIK goes more and more to show its growth. Despite the great support of loyal fans, many out of reach funny inserts with life stories and vivid editing, but Maxim continues on his way to the heights and is not going to stop.
VTORNIK shows in his works how belief in oneself and hard work on one's business leads to to success. The rapper's early works, filled with youthful fervor and a desire to do something similar to Western rap icons, have now been replaced by tracks and clips that speak of serious The musician was working on his style and changing his approach to music. If back then Maxim was doing something parody and was promoting and producing music and music videos himself, now the singer is trying to do his job professionallyby involving more and more people and increasing the level of their creativity.
VTORNIK has always promoted the idea of doing what he likes, and the results of his work Okay can be seen in his work. The musician broadcasts his history: How a simple guy, by working hard, was able to build the world around him that he had dreamed of, and shows that he had the help of the people closest to him in this.
Listening to the rapper's tracks, one wonders if these stories of the road to success always become reality and is it necessary to believe in them?