Hopsin’s Top 10 Rules For Success (@hopsin)
He's an American rapper, record producer, director and actor from Los Angeles, California.
He was signed to Ruthless Records, and has since founded his own record label, Funk Volume.
He is well known for his use of white colored eye contacts in music videos, performances, and interviews.
He's Hopsin and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.
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1. Be more than one thing
He attended James Monroe High School, where he was placed into special educational classes.
2. Take it day by day
He has been an avid skateboarder since the age of twelve, as many of his music videos feature him skateboarding.
3. Do what makes you happy
He started rapping at sixteen years old.
He dropped out of high school during his senior year in 2004 to pursue a career in music.
5. Be humble
He credits Eminem as the rapper that initially got him interested into hip hop music.
6. Connect with your fans
He had initially signed with Ruthless Records in 2007 and even began recording his debut album as early as 2004.
7. Build things organically
Shortly after the album's release, he sought his release from Ruthless Records due to lack of financial compensation, artist support, and promotion.
8. Be yourself
Shortly before the departure from Ruthless Records, Hopsin founded his own independent label, Funk Volume.
9. Analyze everything
In February 2012 Hopsin appeared on the front cover of XXL as part of their annual "Top 10 Freshmen list".
10. Be responsible
He's against drug and alcohol usage, and has criticized how mainstream entertainers promote usage of drugs and alcohol to youth.
This is great.! Can you please do one on the Independent Powerhouse: Funk Volume and the rapper, Hopsin.! What they did was incredible considering they never needed a major label to get where they are.
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