~GOTTI GOT THANGZ~ Gotti got thangz grew up like any Latin kid on the block with dreams. Thanks to his father bringing him along for old blues and soul music jam sessions,music has been in his blood since birth.By the age 13 Gotti was participating in typical hood activities with other street cats, struggling and hustling to get by.While music was always there,there just wasn't any money in it.By age 16, however, Gotti began to get more serious about his music joined a group called 'voices of tragedy with his brother Dlow and long time friend ghost.Voices of tragedy almost immediately sent gotti on his way to instant stardom around his city.On April 4 2002 Gotti's older brother, Anthony Jacob villanueva, was murderd outside a club in downtown south bend.gotti and his family got the news and rushed to Jake's location where he was still laying there, no longer with him in person,but now in spirit. gotti was able to see his brother lying on the ground right in front of the club, which was and still is a very tragic moment for gotti.the event proved to be both traumatic and empowering, as gotti used the tragic passing of his brother to fuel his motivation for success in life, which is his music career! He has since jumped head-first into the music game and was officially member of moshine records since the birth in 2003. his debut solo album, entitled 'MY LETTER released the meantime gotti is politicking with all kinds of music heads across the nation. 'What gotti really wants to bring to the industry is a sense of hope and passion for young kids growing up in a rough world today.to use every and traumatic situation to give you some sense of drive and will in life. to become successful and not just another statistic your ears and eyes open because it is only a matter of time before that dream will be realized, and then become reality. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND GOD BLESS. Gotti Got Thangz . Gotti has performed at numerous venues around the country. Elko Theater, Z B Falcons, Studies, Torch Lounge, Irish Connection, Purdue University, Indiana University, Notre Dame University (Joyce ACC arena), Pierres night club, The Rug, The Factory, The Landing, Orbit Music, Night Caps, Clay Street Pub, Infernos, Century Center, The palace, and Jackson Intermediate School, Coveleski Stadium, St. Patricks Park of Indiana. Honey's Night Club, Howard Park (Cinco De Mayo), Benton's place, Holland Lounge of Michigan, Frank's Place, Warehouse of Cincinnati, Ohio, World Music Theater in Chicago, IL, Las Vegas, New York, Wisconsin, Nashville,TN..... and the list goes on.The radio stations you can find spins on Gotti are WSMK 99.1 in Niles, MI, Power 95.7 in South Bend, IN, WGCI 107.5 in Chicago, IL, Mr. 88 show in Las Vegas, X-Radio.biz in CA and 94.7 EL Big Show in La Mejor, TX. Amongest these, Gotti has plenty or rotation in various colleges in the midwest.Gotti has been a part of two articles in the South Bend Tribune, as well he has been on WNDU and Fox news. They both did a story about local talent and accomplishments. These are Indiana news channels and new papers. Gotti had appeared in Mic Magazine out of New York, W.W.S Magazine out of California, and has a song on their sound track. He also appeared in Liquid Magazine out of South Bend, Indiana. He is currently in mix tape that will be in L.A, Atlanta, New York, and Miami called Hit or Miss with Doc Ock. You can go to Gotti myspace.com music page and see that he is in the top three in the state of Indiana, in the Hip Hop and R&B charts. You can also see footage of past shows, T.V Appearance on Mishiana videos jams, and radio interviews. Be on the look out for special features on Gotti up and album., 3 Piece out of Chicago, Faddaro out of St. Louis Jashawn from Orlando. Thank you and god bless.