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

Hi Josh, why did you pursue a creative career?
In many ways, I was thrown into the arts as a career.

It wasn’t part of the plan at all to go in that direction, but I messed up a major placement exam when I was 16 and instead of attending a traditional academic institution, I opted to attend a trade school for the arts.

Please tell us more about your work. We’d love to hear what sets you apart from others, what you are most proud of or excited about. How did you get to where you are today professionally. Was it easy? If not, how did you overcome the challenges? What are the lessons you’ve learned along the way. What do you want the world to know about you or your brand and story?
It wasn’t easy to get to where I am, and I still feel I have a long way to go!

I’ve faced my fair share of challenges, but through it all, I always remind myself of why I do what I do. I love music, what it can do for myself and for others. Whenever times are tough, I find myself going back to that.

I think it’s important to be principled. We’re all different, but we must be who we are. It’s difficult to lead a life where you’re always comparing yourself to another person’s situation, or trying to be someone else. At the end of the day, I know what I want and what I stand for, and that’s ultimately all that can matte

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I’d like to dedicate this to my mom, dad and sister. Without their love and support, I would never be where I am today.

I’d also like to dedicate this to my mentors, Leonard Soosay and Yves Rothman. Asking nothing in return, they gave me the opportunities and guidance that now form the foundation of my career.

Website: snakeweedstudios.co

Instagram: joshwei_

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