Shaggy Advice For Young Musicians “Work Hard” [Video]

Internationally acclaimed reggae/dancehall star Shaggy have one advice for young musicians who want to make it in the music business.

Shaggy recently participated in an installment of The Recording Academy’s 5 Questions With… series. Held at The Academy’s headquarters in Santa Monica, California.

Shaggy discussed topics such as songwriting, musical influences, advice for young musicians, his service in the Marine Corps, and his latest album, Summer In Kingston.

“If my first four bars don’t hold [your attention], then it’s no good,” said Shaggy regarding his songwriting philosophy. “If I don’t get a reaction out of you from the minute the music starts, then I’m not onto something. That’s my thought process.”

Shaggy Advice to Young Musician.

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