Last year I happened to attend a workshop on maximizing your creative potential courtesy of Music of the People. This workshop was tailored towards educating artists on what they need in when taking the next step from a free act to actually start earning.
One of the panelists was the man behind the former Thursday night live gig at choices. He goes by the name Rashid Jibril and his wisdom was a marvel. His main focus was on drafting a proper bio. Most creatives, especially in Kenya barely know what this is let alone have one. The ones who have it mostly have a skeleton framework of what is required. This greatly puts them at a disadvantage when international and corporate opportunities as they are not able to sell themselves or their craft. Continue reading What goes into an artist’s bio