Six Things I Wish I Knew
When I Was Getting Started
as an Artist
A month ago, Big Cats posted this great breakdown of how artists get press attention. It got me thinking more about other elements of the grind, and even though I'm not exactly the most famous artist in the world, I do make a living with it, so I figured I'd share a few things I've learned. Of course, everyone's situation is different, but hopefully some of of this can apply to you, whether you're an MC, poet, singer/songwriter or whatever.
1. TAKE YOUR TIME
I released a lot of material before I was really any good. And "good" means a lot of things-- your straight-up ability and talent, the...