Yung Gravy and Mikhaila Peterson discuss music, hip hop, the music industry, working with record labels, the different ways to success for young artists, and Minnesotan life.
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[2:30] How Yung Gravy got his name
[5:00] Yung Gravy’s background
[8:30] Becoming a Soundcloud rapper
[13:30] The industry behind the music
[22:00] Different types of music deals
[27:00] Should you try and get signed as an artist?
[31:00] Licensing music for samples
[37:00] Creating original samples
[42:00] The budget for creating music videos
[43:30] “Oops” video release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIdWv…
[45:00] Gravy’s music industry advice
[50:00] The boys are back in town sample
[52:00] Living between Minnesota, Atlanta, and L.A.
[55:00] DMT and fan meet and greets
[1:02:00] When Gravy kept his identity secret for over a year
[1:03:30] Filming his first music video
[1:09:30] Piloerection’s from music
[1:13:00] Touring plans after COVID19