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

Hi Satele, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Risk takes a big part of my life. When I was younger, I was always told by my OG’s that you cannot grow in comfort which why they call them “growing pains.” Without taking risks, you will never rep the reward from taking those changes. More recently, I’ve taken the risk of leaving my job after 9 years of working for the company and I am not sure what will happen, but I know the risk is better than being complacent.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I started making beats when I was in middle school and I’d be on the computer for HOURS. Sometimes I’d miss school cause I’d be up all night making music. Interesting enough there wasn’t anyone to really guide me on what to make, so I experimented a lot with different sounds and limited resources. Fast forward to now, I was had taken on other roles such as DJ and songwriter. I’ve learned over the years not to limit yourself to one creative outlet and to test out different mediums. It’s also very important to understand that it takes time to be great at a skill and making mistakes is a part of the process. I want the world to know that I’m still experimenting and pushing myself to be better everyday.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
To be honest, I would consider myself super boring. (haha) I am very comfortable with staying in the house watching movies, listening/making music, and just enjoying each other’s company. If I absolutely had to go out, I would most likely take my friends to a party or event thrown by good friends of mine from the creative scene in Columbus, try out random restaurants, and maybe find a park to people watch. I usually let my friends in the city tell me where to go, so I wouldn’t trust my judgement. haha

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’d like to give a shoutout to every friend, family member, and stranger who has supported my journey in music throughout the years and those who continue to support. Also, the biggest shoutout to God for leading the way, because I have no idea where I’m going.

Website: sateleofficial.com

Instagram: instagram.com/svtele

Twitter: twitter.com/svtele

Other: soundcloud.com/satele

Image Credits
Kendra Bryant Anna Maconachy Jeffery Grant Jr

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