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.
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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”
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
*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
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 - Success turned Failure/Tour Story
1:27:22 - Ensuring execution/Accountability
1:32:16 - Rules for Collaborating or Partnering
1:37:58 - Book Recommendation/Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (And Rewards) Of Artmaking by David Bayles & Ted Orland
1:40:44 - Top 3
*Do Hold Yourself accountable
*Don’t Take yourself too serious
*Must have really good whiskey
1:43:40 - Words to Live by/“Do justice, love mercy, walk humbly”
1:44:43 - Outro
*New record is finished and slated for a 2017 release.
*Touring in March 2017
*All Social Media platforms @PropHipHop
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