Fresh off a placement on 'Tha Carter V,' Harris opens up about patience and balancing the worlds of production and A&R.
“We want to expand our demographic.”
No artist can afford to stop growing, even after they’ve struck gold.
Today, it takes more than just great songs to be heard. It takes imagination, collaboration, and great presentation.
You don't have to break the bank to reach maximum capacity.
"I’m not giving a deal just because they have numbers to support it.”
Swizz Beatz is for the children, but not without a little help from J. Cole.
“And I did a ton of shows with them. I never got paid for any show."
The veteran R&B singer pinpoints the most valuable mistake of his career.
“Keke, do you love me?” indeed.
"Numbers are given way too much importance, there's insane pressure and it's extremely unhealthy."
"I bought a lot of clothes and a lot of lean, cars, guns and shit."
"You got to become that person who can take five years off and come back."
"For a genre that’s so infatuated with wealth, y’all be doing short-term shit…"
Three major takeaways to rewired the way you think about money.
"He just kept saying it over and over again..."
Brown reveals that the decision to spend $70,000 to clear samples for 2016's 'Atrocity Exhibition' put him in debt.
"It was crazy. And I knew that I was never ever going to do anything that would stop somebody from handing me 10 $100 bills..."
Creativity rewards patience, for sure, but it’s also important to know when to pull the trigger.
"Spend less time sharing memes clowning broke rappers that beg for free beats and more time highlighting the rappers that DO invest with and in you."