‘Music enthusiast’ inspires urban youth to create their own music


Kiran Vedula, known as “Q the Sun” in the band New Age Narcissism, has worked in Milwaukee’s music scene for the past 12 years as a musician, composer and producer.

“Milwaukee is a hard place to start a music career,” he said, “but it’s like a teenager. There are a lot of great things happening and it knows it can be something cool, but it’s struggling with its identity.”

Vedula uses his knowledge and experience in the music industry to give back to the community, working as a mentor for youths at nonprofit organizations in Milwaukee.

“We talk to kids about the difference between having a vision and a goal,” said Vedula. “With New Age Narcissism, we show students how to create something out of nothing and apply it to some aspect of their life.”

Read the full article at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service