Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili sits down with Hopsin at his house for an in depth interview. Part 2 starts with Hopsin talking about signing to 300 Entertainment for distribution deal, why he chose to go that route and why he still thinks a young artists should not sign to major label until they learn the industry. He points to what Token has done to build his brand all from his own house. Hop not only shares advice to upcoming artist but also shares stories of his early days being stuck on Ruthless Records and eventually starting Funk Volume. Hopsin ends part 2 by telling artists that they can’t just rap! You have to treat your career like going to school and learn the ins and outs of the industry or you are not going to make it. He also tells stories of how he had to learn about cameras, lights and editing so he could make his own videos, which helped him build his career. We are just getting started! Nick and Hop talked for over 3 hours.
In case you missed or want to check out part 1, here it is:
- 24 Minutes 22 Seconds