Status Escalate Podcast | Music business resource for planning & execution

The Status Escalate podcast is a bi-weekly music business show where you will learn tips and tricks of the trade from guests who've gained success in various fields of business. From artists and musicians to successful entrepreneurs of all sorts, providing "outside of the box" ways to approach your career. From promotional strategies and social media tips to my Top 3 (Dos, Don'ts & Must Haves), we're providing tools and info to help plan and execute your next moves in the music business.
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Feb 1, 2017
Today's guest is Jose Joaquin aka Koed 1. From club promoting to working with the Hip-Hop festival production company Guerrilla Union. He’s the go-to guy for numerous festivals and nowadays hitting the road with names like Murs, Talib Kweli, Lauryn Hill and more. Jose is someone who sees both sides of the music biz as an artist representative as well as an event manager and coordinator. 
Before we get into the show, I wanna give thanks for all the support everyone’s been showing this year. I appreciate the love and I’ve had some conversations with people who’ve really been benefiting off information from this show. So that’s amazing. I appreciate being able to provide yall with jewels while I, myself am learning new things with every guest. So big ups! Don’t forget to check me out every other Wednesday on Proof of Life Radio also on the Platform Collection network or your preferred podcast app. Also tune in to for the new 24 hour hip-hop channel curated by the big homie 2Mex. More on that later but for now, this is my talk with Jose Joaquin.
1:27 - Guest Introduction
1:45 - Graffiti 
3:47 - Introduction to Hip-Hop
8:30 - Rock the Bells/Guerrilla Union
10:10 - Becoming a stage manager
15:10 - Building with artists
19:30 - Earning the trust of the artists
24:15 - Organizational skills are vital
25:52 - Tip for promoters
33:00 - Daily Routines
34:28 - Tips/Life Hacks
38:10 - Daily Obstacles
43:10 - Success turned Failure/Failure turned Success
48:22 - Ensuring Action and Execution
48:52 - Rules before collaborating or partnering with someone
51:18 - Book Reccomendation -
55:00 - Top 3
             Do “It!”
             Don’t fall under peer pressure
             Must Have an open mind
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Production by DJ Premier - Lyrics by Guru (R.I.P.)
Peace to the #Kahleagues


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