How to make a difference with your music  

How to make a difference using your music 

Many artists throughout the world hope to make an impact with their music, and more importantly, to make a difference in their own lives and in the lives of others. If you want to learn about how you can truly make a difference using your music, read on! 

Simply be yourself. 

The best way to make a difference using your music is…be yourself! If you show the world who you really are through your songs, you will appear more real and genuine, and people will take a liking to you. 

Talk about issues that matter. 

You could use your song lyrics as a way to express your thoughts, ideas and opinion on issues that are relevant. Whether you want to try to raise awareness about social issues (such as homelessness, equality and environmental protection) or share your political ideas, songs are often a powerful way to leave a mark and make a difference, by inspiring others. Many relevant artists, including U2, Bob Dylan or John Lennon, are well-known for their use of music to express their social and political ideas and sharing their values with a broad international audience. You might not be Lennon just yet, but anyone can inspire people through a good song! 

How to become a successful hip-hop artist: 3 tips to make it happen 

How to become a successful hip-hop artist: 3 tips to make it happen 

Becoming a successful artist is not exactly a piece of cake, but it is not impossible either. However, you need to understand that working hard is very important. There are many thousands of aspiring rappers out there, just like you. Every single one of them wants exactly what you want, so it is very important to stay ahead of them and get on top of the game in order to become a successful hip-hop artist. 

Here are a few tips that will help you on your quest! 

Record great material: great music is at the core of it all. Take some time to produce a nice demo or why not, release your own songs while looking for a label. Allow the music to show off your talent! 

Be active on social media: keep engaging people through Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to build a following steadily. Starting with like-minded people (friends, fans…) and fellow rappers is a great start! 

Send your music to music blogs: promoting your music and sending emails with your song links is hard work, but you need to do it if you want to have the chance to increase your visibility!