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Seven Things Young Nuk Learned As He Makes His Way to Becoming an Up-and-Coming Artist

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Young Nuk is an artist who’s being recognized by various deals and labels because of his dedication and talent in music. As he traverses the road to success, Young Nuk has already gained some knowledge from his experiences as well as some helpful words from his peers. Here seven things that he’s learned so far: 

1. You wanna get something done, do it yourself

2. Work smarter not harder, as the legendary American rapper Lil Flip would say

3. Be kind, don’t block your blessings

4. Go in every chance you get

5. Invest in yourself and your brand

6. Stay solid wait, your turn but stay lit

7. Take care of your business as an artist. Get your publishing and distribution get on point or you won’t be paid

It may sound cliche but these ideas have helped him achieve success and improve not only as an artist but as a person as well. 

Some Sage Advice 

Wherever he went, Young Nuk’s peers have always admired his talent for rapping and encouraged him to make a name for himself as an artist. Now that he’s on the said path, he offers some advice to those who plan to follow suit. 

“Focus on grinding and building your brand. Be honest, show respect, and have the integrity to do the right thing even when ain’t nobody looking,” he said. 

He added that aspiring artists should also try and find a balance between their career and family, friends or business relationships, or whatever it is their trying to build. 

The Story Of Young Nuk 

Growing up in the twin cities of Minnesota and Minneapolis, Young Nuk’s music revolves around his decisions in a rough environment which eventually led him to serve some time in state prison. Despite this, he never lost his passion for music.

He pursued music and attended music college for business and recording technology for a short period of time. But Young Nuk would later drop out of school to pursue a full-time career in music and perform outside his region and network.

Now, Young Nuk has caught the eye of various names in the music industry. 

After NU Music Group’s (NMG) CEO Ca$adon took a liking to Young Nuk’s sound, how he was pushing his music relentlessly at shows, and his performance at every venue from local to mainstream celebrity acts, they reached an agreement for management. 

This resulted in a lot of touring and a lot more work which later led to Young Nuk’s current success of signing with Clover G Records and Powerhouse, as well as the recent release of an inked distribution deal through Empire/GT Digital. 

Check Young Nuk’s music on YouTube or visit his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts for more updates. 

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Young And Determined, Halo Is Making Sure His Music IS Heard Around The World.

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Born as Joseph Howard but known by his stage name HALO is an artist with a whole lot of determination and hunger for success. Halo was born and raised in New York City. He is 24 years old and has been creating music since he was 18 years old. At a very young age Halo started to fall in love with music, he listened to a wide variety from Frankie Valli to Tupac. Music was his outlet and a better way to become more in tune with himself.


Most people wonder where an artists’ name comes from or what inspired their stage name. The name Halo came from a piece of jewelry that one of his closest friends had given him and it’s stayed with him to this day. Halo is very connected to his craft and does just about everything to get things right. When he was just 18 years old he started writing songs. For things to come out right Halo would research and look up how to structure a song and how to pick the right beats. To this day he is still doing what he can to make his music sound as great as possible and he goes over and beyond to give his supporters the best content.


So far Halo has put out three projects. Each of these projects shows his growth. At this very moment Halo is working on a joint project with a young producer who is also a friend to him. Halo is working on a small E.P using 6 of his friends’ beats. Halo also has a single dropping soon titled “Lately” and that is set to drop by the end of this summer. Make sure you connect with his content and keep track of his releases, you do not want to miss them.


Stream his music here

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How Family Influenced Earl Chang, AKA Change, To Get Started In Music

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To some extent, family influences certain parts of our lives such as our interests or even what we want to be in the future. 

Earl Chang, better known as the artist Change, knows how powerful family influence can be as it was the one that led him to start a career in the music industry. 

Born in 1988 in the Bronx, New York, Change grew up playing basketball had a heavy music influence from his father and uncles. 

“I was always around music at a young age. My uncle used to have a mic and like 1,000 massive speakers in his garage with a PA system and he’d go down there and play old reggae music and sing, dance and rap over them! There was something about watching them with the mic in there that grabbed me and never let go,” Change said.  

Now, he pursued his passion which allows him to do what he loves while creating a legacy of his own in music.  

Getting Introduced To Music 

When Change moved to New Jersey at a young age, he met Jmac, the friend who introduced him to recording music. They used to record on a computer with the microphone set up between the speakers. But now, he owns a recording studio in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. 

“I shoot music videos, engineer,  and, most importantly, remain an artist! I like to be in the studio a lot I feel like it’s home and that’s in any studio I’m comfortable I’m ready to work at any time,” Change said. 

Change is the kind of artist to make sure that his music is original and distinct from the others out there. 

In 2017, Change got together with his group, SGS the Movement. Since then, they have dropped a few projects together and a few solo projects. Change also recently signed to Mulla Gang the label under a production and management deal owned by Mack Mulla 

Putting In The Work 

At present, Change is working on his second EP titled “Never Too Late” which he plans on dropping at the end of the summer. 

He also just released a single titled “Mami” with Core from his group, SGS the Movement, and has just been featured on Mack Mulla’s latest single “Hater.” 

“My favorite part of making music is performing it! I think that’s why I enjoy making music and the opportunity to perform it and touch the people that are in the crowd make that connection,” Change said. 

For more information, visit Earl Chang or Change’s Instagram profile

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How Joseph Royal Continues To Improve As An Artist And Performer

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Originally a YouTuber who has gained 100,000 followers in a span of two years through videos that feature his reactions, challenges, vlogs, and comedic shorts, Joseph Royal eventually changed his career path to create music where he tells stories of love, loss, and laughter for his audience to connect with. 

“I am a really good storyteller. And that is in telling stories through music, telling stories through content, or telling stories through acting,” he said. 

But putting out content isn’t the only thing that keeps Joseph busy. As an artist and performer, he’s also working on improving himself so that he can continue to do what he loves and feel fulfilled while doing so. 

Learning From People 

“The best advice for somebody who wants to grow in any area of their life would be to learn from people who have done it before you, make sure you compare yourself to yourself and take it one step at a time,” Joseph said. 

When it comes to the people who’ve done it before him, Joseph draws inspiration from artists like Pharrell Williams, Lenny Kravitz, and Kanye West. 

“Seeing how they were so different than most African-Americans Iʼve saw and how they pushed boundaries like creating fashion trends that people would find weird than copy really inspired me to be myself,” he said. 

And when it comes to learning from himself to make himself better, the YouTuber turned artist continues to set the bar higher using thought-provoking lyrics and great song arrangements. 

His approach to music is more direct and personal, often echoing the sound and feel of great acts from the past and the present. 

Looking Within Himself 

Being an artist and content creator isn’t as easy as it seems. It requires a person to be creative and authentic so they can stand out from the others in the industry. 

At times, this pressure can lead to stress and burnout. But Joseph has a way of dealing with this circumstance. 

“I recommend always to sit and meditate. If the outside world is causing you to be burnt out, look within and find where your fire comes from. Also by looking within you can ask yourself how you got to the point of being burnt out,” he said. 

Keeping himself in check and prepared to carry out his responsibilities will not only make Joseph a good artist, but it will also help him in achieving his goal of winning life and not having any regrets in the end. 

Get to know more about Joseph Royal through his Instagram page (@iamjosephroyal). 

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