We had the good fortune of connecting with signed, rosie and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi signed, rosie, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
A lot of people might say being an artist is “risky”. Well, I think it depends on your intention behind what you’re doing. My intention is to love what I do every day and be proud of the work I put out into the world. In my opinion, it’s risky to not do it at all. To live a life and not be doing what you truly want? And hope something comes of it along the way, you get lucky? Someone gives you a shot without seeing the work you’ve put in? It’s unlikely – and all of that is risky to me. Never do I want to look back and think I was too scared to put my all into this. It’s fulfilling, and makes me feel whole. And there is nothing risky about that. If anything, taking risks has played a role in my career when it comes to trusting people. Sometimes you do, and you regret it. But sometimes it’s really, really great. And you create life-long friendships. I’ve learned that it’s more risky when you don’t trust your gut about someone. If it feels weird or wrong, it probably is. Not everyone has the best intentions.
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’s hard to say what I’m most proud of, because I am just proud of and humbled by the work I’ve been able to put out because of the people who have helped me. Every song, video, visual, photograph is thanks to the people who have reached out wanting to work with me. It’s all so genuine, too, everyone is just so on board with making a beautiful piece of art. And that’s what it’s all about.
In regards to how I got here today, it hasn’t been easy. Literal blood (my brother/guitarist in my latest video) , sweat and countless tears have gone into this. And it’s all a learning experience – every single time. I’m so grateful for the hard times. I am stronger and smarter because of it. Nowadays, whenever I’m having a tough time, whether in my career or just in my life, I remind myself that it’s a lesson and that everything happens for a reason. And I’ve seen time and time again how that has come to fruition.
I want the world to know that I will do this until I die. I will do this passionately and genuinely, with my people, my friends, my team, forever. I know that one day, more of the world will get to see our work – because it’s really special. My lyrics and visuals tell stories and mean so much more than what I’m saying. It has been life changing for me writing them, and I hope it will changes others’ lives as well.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I have to dedicate this shout out to my music producer, Callgirl. When I first moved to LA, my friend referred him to me. I reached out and we talked about working together. I took a quick flight to Vegas for the weekend to record my single “Bedroom”, and that began our almost now 4-year relationship. I genuinely would not have the quality of work out that I do without him. He is so talented, creative and just a good person to be around. Whenever I fly out to work with him we stock up on Red Bulls and have ourselves a time in the studio. Long hours don’t seem so when we’re loving what we’re making. I am insanely grateful to have him in my corner. Everything I have accomplished is because of his support, attention to detail, and friendship.
And of course, I have to shout out my family. Everything I do is for you.