Music Industry: Behind the Scenes | Yung Gravy and Mikhaila Peterson

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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Show Notes:
[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:…​
[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

Mikhaila Peterson (@mikhailapeterson Instagram) is a 28 year old mother, CEO, health influencer, writer and founder of the Lion Diet, from Toronto, Canada. She has put her idiopathic juvenile arthritis, severe depression (bipolar type II), and chronic fatigue (among other ailments) into remission using The Lion Diet - a beef, salt and water elimination diet. Although it may seem unorthodox, she’s thrived on it for over 2 years. Also recognized for her work with her father, Dr. Jordan B. Peterson (Canadian psychologist and author), she encourages others to take responsibility for every part of their physical and mental health, and teaches how to dramatically transform one's life by never giving up on yourself.

The Mikhaila Peterson Podcast is a podcast where host Mikhaila Peterson speaks with thought leaders, and industry changers - continually finding the best ways to improve the human experience. From stay at home mom’s to CEO’s, fitness enthusiasts to spiritual guides, nutrition researchers to health professionals - Mikhaila has interview-style conversations aimed at provoking thought, addressing difficult subjects, and speaking about topics that are generally shied away from.