We had the good fortune of connecting with Steven Joseph and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Steven, do you have some perspective or insight you can share with us on the question of when someone should give up versus when they should keep going?
I have battled with this a lot during my music journey. As an artist, I feel that every time I am just about to hang it all up and quit, another opportunity arrives, people send me pictures of them wearing the merchandise or someone reaches out to me and tells me how much they love the music. This reminds me that you never know is watching and that there are people counting on you to keep going. Whatever it is you are passionate about don’t give up because you never what opportunities are on the other side.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I enjoy giving people a full experience. With my music, I try to form it like you were to watch a suspenseful drama or a movie series. All my projects consist of foreshadowing to future projects and are all connected in one way or another which makes the listener guess whats going to happen next. I try to focus on bringing the listener into a world. and tend to center all my projects around themes and storylines that can relate to the audience. It took me a while to develop this style and is something that I am still working on to perfect. Taking this approach maybe more time consuming but it pays off in the long run. Story telling is something that I would love to be know for when it is all said and done.
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?
I am from the Las Vegas area so some of my favorite spots in the city are the downtown area. I get to catch a lot great local talent down there and also a lot great food spot as well. Between the Bunkhouse, Gold spike, or even Fremont street their is always something to do on the on strip.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
A lot of my success has come from my family and my extended family. My parents have always been supportive of me being an artist since day one. With my younger brother Jordan Joseph, being my go to producer since the beginning, we have been able to grow together and develop our sound to what it is today. Also the advantage of having childhood friends that were making music before me has helped me learn what come with beginning an artist . All of these people encouraged me early on to try something new and make music.