When first venturing into the world of music there is so much you will be overwhelmed with. A gist of the top five tips you should know before becoming a musician is patience is needed, a plan, and protecting your work.
Just like anything in life remember that there's no instant success monetarily. Plan your budget for your music career accordingly.
With that being said remember that everything professional costs. Yes, there will be ample free opportunities and moments to shine, but be sure that you are preparing for greater opportunities to advance your career! A professional tip to make this easier is keeping a healthy network, and developing a team.
You need to protect your work! From the beats to the lyrics or any part of your career that you feel will be replicated. We have all seen creators, rappers, and artists are left behind because of legalities.
It is very important to remember that the music industry is a business, and you should treat it as such! Professionalism and branding is key. Keep these tips in mind on your journey, and all will be smooth sailing. Check out this blog about how to get the basics in life and your career!