May 29th, 2017
An aspiring and successful actor, Che is deeply immersed in the Rochester cultural scene. So much so, we’ve named him Che of The Town!
Exclusively for Talker, Che has solicited and is conducting interviews from about 80 Rochestarians working in a diversity of creative fields.
For the full series, see Che of The Town: Interviews
Introducing Nate Taylor a.k.a Tha Gift; A Local Artist On The Rise
What inspired you to be an artist/entertainer? Early experiences worth sharing?
Ive been writing since I was a kid and became very interested in the deceased Poet, playwright,and Actor Miguel Pinero….born in NYC……drug addict and thief who ended in Sing Sing Prison in the 70’s and wrote a play called Short Eyes that ended up being the first Puerto Rican play on Broadway that spark his career…….He was a Phenomenal Poet/writer who wrote about inner city problems….he died in 1988
I was molested when I was younger and saw my best friend raped by her brother so I wrote Poem called Shattered Dreams which helped me deal with that situation and hopefully help others overcome……..
What do you believe sets you apart from other artists/entertainers?
My drive and Ambition….and natural talent…..im going to acting school this Fall in NYC to further my skills and plan to be on a major TV show or movie in the next 5 years
Do you have other interests or hobbies?
Any projects you have out or currently working on?
Just finished a new film called The People’s Champ…..a boxing drama filmed in Syracuse NY. Set to be released in a few months
What advice can you give to aspiring artists/entertainers?
Simply…..Be A Dream Chaser
How can we follow along in your journey? Social media?
Facebook: Nate Taylor aka tha Gift