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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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How He Made $250K on his NFT Song After He Was Dropped From Sony

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Our guest this week on the New Music Business is singer/songwriter Sammy Arriaga. Ari and Sammy dive deep into everything songwriting and his successful endeavors in the world of NFTs. To learn more about Sammy, visit https://sammynft.com.

2:34 Welcome
4:07 Upbringing and auditioning for American Idol
8:35 Life-changing move to Nashville
16:37 Writing 1000 songs, shopping on Music Row and signing to Sony
30:04 Aftermath of getting dropped from Sony
31:36 Journey into TikTok
37:06 Jumping into the NFT world
45:27 Busking in Twitter Spaces to avid NFT collectors
53:44 Primary sales price and what’s included
1:02:54 Reinvesting NFT income and breaking down the crypto ecosystem
1:18:16 Final question

Edited and mixed by Maxton Hunter
Music by Brassroots District
Produced by the team at Ari’s Take

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Ari Herstand
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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