The newest official artist of Reach Records, GAWVI, spent some time talking to Rapzilla about the origins of his name and the story behind his new song “Vaina.”

“Gawvi is a nickname my family always gave me when I was younger…it’s a Spanish way to say Gabe, but I spelt it differently,” he revealed.

Watch the video below:

He also said a lot of his music is made specifically for the concerts to get that live feel. However, he had a different goal for “Vaina.”

“I really want to connect a lot with my Latin culture right now, and ‘Vaina’ is a slang word we use in the Dominican Republic that means thing.”

Watch him explain the song below:

Read more about GAWVI here.