On this episdoe of #AskGaryVee, hip-hop star Russ stops by and we talk about:
– Starting off in the rap/hip-hop scene
– Concert promoters in the music industry
– Marketing your personal brand
– Gaining self confidence
How amazing is Russ’s debut album?
9:46 – What is one thing that you wish you knew when you were starting out? What is the biggest lesson you learned when you got on a higher/new level?
14:20 – What has been your best experience in the music industry with a concert promoter? What made that promoter stand out to you?
18:37 – Was there any type of marketing that you implemented to bring attention to your songs when you first started out in music?
25:44 – Given that you say you should act as if you’re going to die tomorrow, why would I not go out and get materialistic things?
34:19 – What was your strategy to get followers on social media when you didn’t have an audience yet?
41:25 – How do you gain self confidence in yourself at the start of your career?
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Gary is the host of the #AskGaryVee Show, a business and marketing focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as DailyVee, a docu-series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO, investor, speaker, and public figure in today’s digital age.
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