The Story of Limbo after Graduation (part 2)

But no worries. This industry is in a flux and if one takes it too seriously they have serious issues. Music is suppose to be fun and it will be fun again. Bring it back to the days of Mo Town and The Hit factory where it wasn’t just a science, it was artists showcasing true talents. I want to bring that back, but true artists are some of the most difficult people to work with. Even Joey had a problem keeping his artists on check with groups breaking up, great talent singers never calling back, and when he got hard on them they just didn’t have the passion themselves. How can a person working on the business side have passion in a artist that does not have the passion themselves? Inspiration is needed in music, for if you lose that, than what's the point of doing it?

Joey on the side of working with the internship and job, is putting what he does best on a list to try and figure what he can truly offer these artist other than connections and a dream. He is good at speaking individually to an artist, but lacks the ability to put the ax down when its needed. Planning has always been a plus because of how he was raised, but finishing up and making sure others follow is another thing. Joey is now looking for motivated artists outside of genre’s he has grown comfortable with to grow comfortable with them. Joey knows not to quit and that being in limbo is never a reason to quit your passion. Its a matter of setting new priorities and not sticking with plans that will not work anymore, sometimes it’s also getting your head "out yo azz" and going beyond any comfort zone you have set yourself.

This limbo is a bubble that will either burst or float depending on the winds surrounding it. Joey will either crash under pressure or continue strong. In Tupac's A Rose that Grew from Concrete he states, “you not gon’ say, 'Damn, look at all the scratches and marks on the rose that grew from concrete', You gon’ be like, 'Damn! A rose grew from the concrete?!'" Another quote, “it is not the destination but the journey” is one more that pertains to limbo. No matter how you put it, life is not easy for anybody. The rich have mental issues, the middle class have a little bit of every issue, and the poor have to overcome so many obstacles that it’s amazing what people can achieve. Some people have limbo for life, so overcoming this bubble of a limbo shouldn’t be so difficult, but it takes the best out of people. Just never give up on your passions, because even if you do… your heart never will.

From the mind of


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Limbo affects 76% of the population, and if you have a limbo lasting longer than 4 years please see a doctor for it may cause a unsafe drop of well being over the years.


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