The music industry is extremely complex. Just like in any industry, having innovative ideas and thinking outside of the box are important to having a successful career. On its own, talent is rarely enough to make an unsigned artist into a superstar. As an unsigned artist, having talent is good, but it takes a strong work ethic and character to make it to the next level. Many popular artists today spent many years working very hard, taking the right opportunities, and meeting the right people to get to where they are today.
Just Be Yourself
It might sound corny, but staying true to yourself is the first thing unsigned musicians have to do before you do anything else. You can be proud of yourself, but be humbled by what it took to get to where you are. The last thing you want to become is come off as arrogant. It’s also very rewarding to work as an independent artist, since you don’t have a bunch of other people telling you what to do. Being