Ask music lovers what hip-hop from Philly means to them, and you’ll probably hear mention of The Roots, Meek Mill, or Will Smith. That said, talent from the City of Brotherly Love can’t be ignored, and Othello Beats is adding his name to the roster.
In the third episode of Pay The Creators, BeatStars CEO Abe Batshon chops it up with West Philly-native Othello Beats. On a music tip, he talks about being the first producer to get Pop Smoke on a non-Drill beat, landing a viral freestyle with his hometown hero Meek Mill, and how moving to L.A. took his career to the next stage. On a personal level, the son of Liberian immigrants discusses spirituality in the creation process and the disservice of blocking one’s blessings - ultimately letting us know it’s cool to be different, which, in his experience, placed him ahead of the game.
Learn a thing or two about how humility and gratitude, combined with talent and persistence makes for one of BeatStars’ most successful and sought out producers.
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