The music business has no formula, I have said this repeatedly when it comes to marketing what works for you might not work for another.
Your market even if you make exactly same time of music with another will never yield the same result, which is since Kiss Daniel, G-world wide has not been able to replicate that success. But one thing I know for sure is that hard work will always beat talent anywhere. Same way intelligence will beat brilliance in the real world.
The difference between a successful artist and not successful one is simple “HARD WORK” the work rate of a Davido when you comparing with say an Ice Prince is simple Hard work, commitment, maintaining and servicing vital relationships and above all sharing bread with the team. ( in the music business there is no slave – Massa relationship) it’s either we are winning or we are loosing together.
If you truly want to stay winning, forget your talent, it will only get you to the door, but won’t keep you in the room. if you want to stay in the room, think less of your talent and focus only on pushing yourself to be the better version of you today.
Wake up every day with one goal in mind, do something no matter how irrelevant you think it is, do one thing every day that will take you closer to your dream.ADVERTISEMENT
Even if you hate football, idolize someone like Cristiano Ronaldo, who doesn’t believe he isn’t and can’t be the greatest, by working HARD, he has broken records, set records, and still hungry for more. (between I am not his fan, but his work ethics inspire me).ADVERTISEMENT
Don’t forget to stop downloading music for free. Let’s kill the free stuff and focus more on supporting the talent to produce more.