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Ari Herstand is a Los Angeles based musician, the founder and CEO of Ari’s Take and the author of How to Make It in the New Music Business.
Kevin Garrett on Writing for Beyonce and Recording as an Independent Artist | The New Music Business

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My guest today is singer-songwriter Kevin Garrett. He is an extremely talented R&B, Neo-soul, and soul songwriter. It was such a treat to speak with him. Famously, he’s Grammy-nominated for writing Beyonce’s track “Pray You Catch Me” from her Lemonade album.

In this episode we discuss his music publishing deal with Roc Nation and his distribution strategies, his music creation process, and remaining independent.

Note: We recorded this call over Zoom, and the technical gods were not in our favor during this interview. If you’re hearing glitches and sentences being cut off, that’s what’s going on. We edited it as best we could so you can understand him, and it’s still an incredible conversation.

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Ari Herstand is a Los Angeles based musician, the founder and CEO of Ari’s Take and the author of How to Make It in the New Music Business.

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