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Spectacular Smith is an American multi-platinum recording artist, entrepreneur, no. 1 bestselling author, social media guru, keynote speaker and entertainer.
A dancer since the third grade, Spectacular took his childhood love of performing, into the rap group he formed with his brothers, famously known as Pretty Ricky. And if you’re a millennial like me, I’m sure you grew up blasting their music like I did. The group went on to huge worldwide success: filling arenas on the Scream IV tour, selling millions of singles and ringtones, and earning huge hits with “Grind With Me,” “Your Body,” and “On The Hotline.”
Music stardom was just the first stage of Spectacular Smith’s career. In his late 20s, he became the founder and CEO of Adwizar, the dominant social media brand in the urban music space that has become a multi-million dollar company ranked at #262 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in America.
The company runs the Facebook pages of artists such as Bow Wow, Kevin Gates, Soulja Boy, Master P, Birdman, Bone Thugs N Harmony, and countless others. Adwizar has now grown beyond urban music into dealing with major brands, corporations, athletes, merchandising deals, and more.
Spectacular is known as one of the “Top Marketing Gurus To Watch” by Huffington Post, ranks among “Top 5 Most Influential Entrepreneurs in Tech & Music”and honored as the “Innovator Of The Year” by Black Enterprise, and named one of the “Greatest and Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs” by Inc.
In this episode, we discuss…
- How the music group Pretty Ricky formed
- What it takes to work with your family in the music business
- The shocking truth about the music industry
- What it takes to make it in the music industry
- How he got back on his feet after his dead lost all of his money and kicked him out of the house
- How he built his multi-million dollar marketing company, Adwizar
- How investing in self-education beats investing in college any day
- And so much more!
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