Tell us about the development process that culminated in the artist you are today?
The development process was just that, a process... It started from being raised in the church, to cultivating natural Talent from training at music conservatories, to finally making myself vulnerable enough to put out my own craft.
What do you love the most about your profession?
I love being able to touch people on every corner of the globe. The fact that they resonate with my message, is everything for me.
How do you keep yourself productive and retain your creative edge?
I keep myself productive by working in my routine. I wake up daily and respond to emails, and make sure to close deals and placement while never becoming content. I like to be unaffected by social norms and commercial interest, that way it keeps me and my delivery unique.
How would you describe your work to someone who has never seen it?
I would describe my work as a West Coast take on Modern trap. I Rely heavily on originality, and lyricism.
How hard has it been establishing yourself in the industry and what are some of the largest things you've faced?
It can be extremely difficult to establish your own lane for identity in such a heavily populated entertainment industry. I strive to give back to the community, which Separates Me from many artists unfortunately. Some of the largest adversarial things I've faced, are rejections. Sometimes the rejection births self-doubt, and I learn to deal with it too. I've even experienced racial bias in this entertainment industry, but you just keep moving forward.
If you could go back and tell yourself one thing before beginning your career what would it be?
I would definitely tell myself to start sooner, I wish I had begun my journey at the age of 20 or even 21.
What is the best piece of advice you've ever gotten and do you follow it?
The best piece of advice I've ever gotten was to keep putting out content... And yes, I definitely follow that. It's very important, to give your fans and listeners new material. The value of visuals can't be overstated either.
You have an incredible career – what have been your highlights?
The highlights of my career would have been performing for the gamers cup, the festival for Backwoods Cigars, and performing in Vegas.
Are there any current projects you’re working on that you can tell us about?
I will be in Dallas Texas for Cinco de Mayo. I will be doing press runs and a meet-and-greet to promote the latest music visual of mine titled whoa.
Where can our readers keep up with your work and get connected with you?
Be sure to follow my Instagram at Chad.Watson for my latest projects and updates