There’s a persistent thought that doesn’t go away and keeps on poking at you. A feeling of guilt. A sense that you shouldn’t be doing whatever it is you’re doing, and that you ought to be working instead. It may not be the time nor the place for work, but you can’t help feeling that working would be a more ‘useful’ way to spend your time.Read More
Do you sometimes identify with Riri? Not because you’re a bad girl or boy (everyone loves a bit of occasional naughtiness), but because:
There's something 'bout that work, work, work, work, work, work. When you a gon' learn, learn, learn, learn, learn, learn. Me na care if me tired, tired, tired, tired, tired, tired
Except that you’re not shaking your booty in a dancehall club, but rather working your arse off towards achieving, or keeping up with, a successful career in music.
You want that great roster/hit record/successful tour/cash in da bank, or to even simply survive in this competitive, instable business, where work culture can be toxic, and where staying on top and relevant is a constant concern. Living off your passion, in an industry where playing hard is also part of the deal, doesn’t mean it’s all fun and games (and booty shaking) though. The danger of burning out is REAL.Read More