Status Escalate Podcast | Music business resource for planning & execution
About This Show
The Status Escalate podcast is a bi-weekly music business show where you will learn tips and tricks of the trade from guests who've gained success in various fields of business. From artists and musicians to successful entrepreneurs of all sorts, providing "outside of the box" ways to approach your career.
From promotional strategies and social media tips to my Top 3 (Dos, Don'ts & Must Haves), we're providing tools and info to help plan and execute your next moves in the music business.
Most Recent Episode
Propaganda of Humble Beast | Work-Life Balance | Finding success in your art, career and family life | SEP007
4 days ago
This week my guest is Hip-Hop artist, author and father amongst other things, Propaganda from Humble Beast records. We discuss everything from keeping your family relationship strong while on the road, avoiding the trap of being labeled a certain type of artist, and getting paid while giving away your music for free. Contest Alert Also, this is your last chance to win a free hat from Farmers Market Hawaii. Just go to 310music.net/sep to enter… and we’ll announce the winner on our show Dec 21st. Just in time for Christmas. All you gotta do is answer the question. “What’s the secret sauce.” The answer is somewhere in my episode with Keoni Painkillers Payton. The deadline to win is Dec 18th so jump on that before it’s too late… 1:45 - Intro/Who is Propaganda? 3:38 - Christian MC or MC who is Christian? 7:05 - Limiting yourself as an artist 9:03 - Common misconceptions of a christian rap artist 12:00 - Touring with Murs 15:15 - Propaganda’s first book, “I Am Becoming” *More info on “I Am Becoming” www.iambecomingbook.com/#intro 19:42 - If you had to choose only 1 artform, what would it be? 21:05 - Using methods of drawing to create songs 22:50 - Spoken word style altering rap style 23:45 - Diving into poetry 26:48 - Making money while giving away FREE music *Quality Merchandise *Creating a personal connection with your fans *Never compromise the quality of your work 34:32 - Connecting with Lecrae *Foot Soldiers w/KRS One *Christian Artists not working with Secular artists? 41:54 - Never hold back your kindness 44:55 - Proper etiquette 47:48 - Sponsorship Break *Get 10% off when you buy from www.DeadStockCloset.com *Get 50% off your first project www.StatusEscalate.com Guest Questions 48:51 - As a kid, where did you see yourself as an adult? 58:20 - Daily Routines/The life of a Hip-Hop Father 1:02:05 - Life Hacks/Considering all things 1:09:10 - How do you balance Music and Family 1:18:56 - Succes