In the heartland of the United States, Oklahoma City, emerges a promising talent who goes by the moniker godPina. Born Shawndale Pina, this young artist’s journey into music began in a college dormitory, ignited by a combination of boredom and an innate belief in his abilities.
godPina was surrounded by peers who fancied themselves rappers. He observed their efforts, confident that he could surpass them. “I was really bored. I was in college and there were a lot of people who thought they could rap, and I just sort of knew I could do better,” he recalls. As he began to release his art, he found his unique voice and style, making his foray into music inevitable.
The defining quality that sets godPina apart is his willingness to stay authentic. He is not afraid to confront the reality of his life experiences in his lyrics, creating music that may not be universally relatable but will undoubtedly touch those who find a connection in his words. “I can make anything, and it might not be for everybody! But I know it’ll help someone. I speak on what my life experiences are,” godPina states.
One of his favorite lyrics, “thinking that these n***as really suspect. If you was a man you would stand up and says I does that,” encapsulates his raw and honest style. He isn’t afraid to push boundaries and challenge norms, a trait that gives his music a distinct edge.
Looking into the future, godPina has big aspirations. He aims to share his music with the world, perform on the biggest stages, and make his family proud. His upcoming project, a single titled “SOUP”, is set to drop in early 2024.
For those interested in following godPina’s musical journey, he is active on social media. You can find him on Instagram under the handle @godPina and on Twitter as @godpina_.
With his unique voice, godPina is carving out his own niche in the music industry. His journey from a college dorm in Oklahoma City to the precipice of the music industry is a testament to the power of self-belief and authenticity. Keep an eye out for “SOUP” in 2024 and join godPina as he continues his musical journey.