Nick Barili on “De La Calle”

Go Beyond the Mic with Nick Barili, showrunner of ‘De La Calle.’ Explore Urbano music’s global journey, untold stories, and his dream figure. Discover his star conversations, sunset spot, and heartfelt gifts. Experience Nick Barili’s essence in under 10 minutes!

Welcome Nick Barili

We’re joined on the Starline by a man whose mother made sacrifices in her life allowing him his dreams. He’s an award-winning director, journalist, creator of “Hard Knock TV” and showrunner. Host of Paramount +’s “De La Calle” we welcome Nick Barili.

Nick, let’s go Beyond the Mic. When MTV greenlight “De La Calle” you said “Dream Made True”. Why was an eight-episode docuseries that examines Urbano music and its evolution your dream?

You take viewers on a trip from the U.S., Cuba, Mexico and your home country of Argentina revealing stories, icons and culture. Who was the one person you wanted to get onto the show that you weren’t able to because of time or availability?

How has this project changed you as you developed it?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. Least favorite class from Occidental College?

2. You are an incredible conversationalist able to communicate with big stars to kids who want to be stars. 115 million views on your Hard Knock TV page on YouTube. What’s the one fact from all your conversations that still blows your mind away today?

3. Yes or No, were you ever friends with Tom from MySpace?

4. Best moment from 94.1 KPFA Pacifica Radio?

5. Favorite place mom took you growing up?

6. Do you still have tapes from “Da Road Not Taken”?

7. Favorite place to watch a sunset?

8. 1st gift you gave your mom as a thank you when you made it?

One Big Question:

Through your NiaMedia production company you asked “What makes you original?” So Nick, in 7 words or less what makes you original?

The Wrap:

He loves sunsets in Costa Rica, still has video tapes from his cable access show and never was friends with Tom from MySpace. Nick Barili wants you to watch “De La Calle” on Paramount+. Nick Barili thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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