“We’re two inner city kids trying to find a positive outlet to turn to. From all the things going on in the city to the personal problems at home, we’re incorporating that into our music. Our music has a positive impact.”
Check out the interview with P.O.P. (Proving Our Point) exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online.
Skilly: Tell us where this all began. What is your history in the music scene?
P.O.P.: This all began in Los Angeles, California in the region of the San Fernando Valley in the city of North Hollywood to be exact. We’re two inner city kids trying to find a positive outlet to turn to. From all the things going on in the city to the personal problems at home, we’re incorporating that into our music. Our music has a positive impact.
What are the best ways to promote yourself as an artist? Any tips you can give us?
We find the best ways to promote ourselves is by social media, networking with artists at venues, and interacting with fans.
What do you ultimately want to become in your career?
We want to be successful and become wealthy entrepreneurs. Also have recognition for our craft.
What is the hardest thing about being in the music business?
We have learned we have to be patient and dedicated as well as keeping our options open.
What is it like in your city? What is the music scene like, and how is it like living there overall?
Our city has grown a lot. It is multicultural and has displayed a diverse amount of talent and has produced some of the biggest stars the industry has to offer. Overall Los Angeles is an amazing city.
What are some of advice you can give and share to other artists who are still trying to come up?
We would say be patient, stay dedicated, find your sound, and truly believe in your vision.
What is the best thing that’s ever happened in your career?
Connecting with fans and having them be a part of a movement we created.
What is your inspiration?
The hunger to strive for something better and prevail in our careers.
Do you feel anyone can be successful now in today’s world of music?
Honestly, we feel to say anyone can be successful in today’s world of music is like treading muddy waters, as in it’s a hit or a miss.