We had the good fortune of connecting with ALPHA. and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi ALPHA., other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?
Aside from working for myself, the most important decision that I’ve made when it comes to my success would be leaving my ego at the door, and develop a willingness to fail and an open mind to learn. When it comes to doing something that you’ve never done before, expecting to get it right the first time is a reality that has escaped me a long time ago. Although I’ve been doing music since high school, I have never made it a business until later down the road. This allowed me to understand and accept the many different lessons and the range of knowledge this will come with. My willingness to be a sponge when it comes to learning will only give me more experience on this journey.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
When it comes to my art, I always strive for 1 of 2 things, Either make what I like, or make what I want to see in the world. In a professional sense, this allowed me to create a world of my own, also creating something the people can enjoy. Creating has its challenges, but it always comes easy. I would say the challenge lies with how to get the people. or the consumer to understand what I’m going for. I always overcome it by listening to them, and meeting the people half way. I should always create what I want, but I should ultimately make something for people to enjoy, The biggest take away from my brand would be to lead with ambition and an open mind and heart, This will allow you to create without fear.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
If I had to take my best friend to the best place ever, it’d have to be the best city ever…. San Diego, California. It have to be a Saturday. We’d wake up, go to the Swap Meet early in the morning. Eat a plate of Frutas at the Swap Meet. From there, we’d prolly pull up to Uptown, hit a couple record stores and thrift shops in Hillcrest, just really enjoy the Sun and vibes to catch some inspiration before we head back to the studio. At the studio, we watch foreign films, or some classics, make some songs, and enjoy those songs. By the time the songs are finished, its about 3 to 4pm. I would pull up to my favorite frozen yogurt spot, “Rocky’s” in Kearny Mesa, and listen to the songs on the way there. From there, chances are there is a show happening where we can go listen to some dope music. If not, the museums in Balboa park are rather ideal. Or Skate world in Linda vista is always an option. Even just enjoying the evening atmosphere on 5th ave would be great. And at night, I like to decompress at the beach (my preferred beach would be Imperial Beach). That’s an ideal itinerary for me.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to give a shout to my parents, my brothers, all my close friends that are in The Band (Mack 11, Rambo, Farris, Festive, DP The Unknown, Phebe, Blessed Roy, Kory), the music scene in San Diego and San Diego the city itself. I literally wouldn’t be here without any of you all.

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