PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN EXPLAINS HOW TO EARN RESPECT IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
Jeany James is a professional Franco-Amercian singer-songwriter signed with GB Prod/PLAY TWO which is mainly distributed with Warner Music.
Jeany provides several quick video tips on the platform including "How to Earn Respect in the Music Industry."
She begins the video by advising you that in order to earn respect, you need to connect with the big industry names. "Most big executives and producers live in the major cities" and that if you're are from a big city (Miami, New York, Los Angeles, etc), it is important for you to visit music festivals. More often than not, there will be highly regarded professionals there or at the very least, someone who has a connection to one of them.
Jeany, who at the age of 14 approached Timbaland saying she wants to sing. Soon after he put a team around her. She explains that "stars will remember... when you're just like simple" and so it is important to be spontaneous and not to calculate everything.
Another tip she shares regarding this topic is "giving them attention when they need, because ego is a pretty big thing in the music industry," but also to "be in control of what you want" and show them that "you don't really need them." The stars will respect you for knowing your true worth.
Jeany offers video calls, music feedback, shout outs and several more tip videos on our platform. She looks forward to helping you not only avoid the same mistakes she made, but also set you off in the right direction with your music career.