9. Have A Gimmick, But Don’t Be Defined By It
Again, with so many competitors in your vicinity during festivals like these, setting yourself apart is a necessity. But, before rocking the Kid ‘N Play fade or jumping into a pharaoh costume, don’t sore thumb yourself. Sometimes standing out so much will make people forget you’re an artist at all: let alone one worth taking seriously.
10. Limit Face-Time With People
Despite everything said about acting buddy-buddy with potential connections, know when to walk away. Just because you’re talented doesn’t mean Gotty™ is going to miss a cig break to listen to you freestyle. Say your piece, exchange daps and keep it movin.’