Hansel Quezada is a Dominican Producer and a Hip Hop Artist from Easton, Pennsylvania who goes by the name of Big Queso. While most people who become artists try to reinvent themselves or create an image to fit their music, Big Queso prides himself on his authenticity, his loyalty, and staying true to himself. He displays staying true to himself with his artistry name “Big Queso”. This name is derived directly from his last name and his height. As an Artist and a Producer, Big Queso prides himself on being versatile. He doesn’t categorize himself as a rapper. He does not want to box himself in under one category because he feels that could limit himself as an artist, instead of opening himself up to creating a new sound. Big Queso wasn’t always interested in pursuing music as a career but he developed his love for it through listening to music. Big Queso comes from a family where nobody has any music experience, and also comes from a town where there are not a lot of artists or producers, so getting into music he did on his own. Big Queso first began to develop a passion for music, after listening to J.Cole’s album”2014 Forest Hills Drive”.This album helped him find his love for music, but it was not until he got to college that he knew that creating and producing music was what he wanted to put his all into and pursue. As his love continued to grow for music he began to start making music at Albright College, he began to invest time into production and engineering, learning how to make beats and produce songs. As a producer, he has been influenced by numerous different producers in the music industry such as Kenny Beats, 9th Wonder, 6ix, Kaytranada, J Dilla, Tame Impala, and T-Minus. All of these producers had an effect on him and it is displayed throughout his content and is also one of the things that helps him stay versatile when coming up with new beats and producing songs. Big Queso as an artist has been influenced by artists by the likes of J.Cole, Logic, Joey Badass, and Anderson. Paak. His ultimate end goal in the music industry is to use his music to connect to his fans, through his music the way the artist he listens to has done for him. With Big Queso’s versatility in producing and making music, he is on a path to last long in the music industry showcasing all of his talents while still staying true to who he is.