Music Business: Swimming with sharks ..’

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“I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves ..’ – Mathew 10:16

I’ve done some gigs with some musicians who are lazy. Lazy to not bother to learn the tune. Instead, blagging around silly dim-wited rifts. Not cool. If you don’t like the gig opt out. You do yourself no favor’s professionally. Just my two cents. I like to be generous however I need to keep my sh*t legit from now on.

And then you have the ‘Stunt Queens’. The one’s who try to fake it till they make it. Learn off you. Tread on your coat tail. Flattering to an extent but when it becomes plagiarism and theft, that’s a whole new discussion.

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Trust me. I’ve seen it all. What about the ones who sabotage you to make their work look authentic. Lost count of times, when my mic was sabotaged to make me sound flat or wrong chords were deliberated played to throw me off the melody.

In cases where you are singing on a small stage without monitors or inner ears – you could be totally oblivious to this misdemeanor. It’s career suicide if you don’t now how to recover from this quickly.

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Anyway. Point is. Be very direct. If need be; be blunt. If it does not feel right there is  a genuine chance that something is off. Just make sure it’s not you. Insist on your work not being misrepresented. There are demonic fcukwit’s and professional shark’s out there. It can be daunting for singer-songwriters who want to hear their own chord progressions or arrangement as close as possible to their work.

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You have to learn to swim with them off shore and be the bigger shark.  I spent so much time playing the humility card to a great degree with the uttermost respect – until I turned up for a church gig once and the producers told me my humility approach will get me run over like a truck. 

They even went further to break it down and told me my daughters will walk all over me if I didn’t get firmer with matters. That’s when I got the memo. Ding ding ding! Light bulb !!! Self love ..’

Don’t let anyone demonize you for insisting on your best ..’ 

I will not even hate you, nor discuss you (further); for that would be a waste of my good vibrations. I’d rather take a nap and think of mince pies and ginger tea! When I wake, I’ll write me a new song!

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Àrèmúorin – Anthony Everest is a Jazz, Soul-R&B Multi Award Winning Indie Singer-Songwriter, Author, Producer. No1, 49+ Weeks, Jazz Charts.

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A moment of Grace with God above the world ..’

Humans are incredible species as higher animals. As someone who experiences degrees of pain; singing is very therapeutic and tasking simultaneously for me.


At times I hold back, to avoid seizures or blackouts – but on this song, I wish I didnt – cuz there was more in the tank. 
My message here is that when we leave it up to God he will suprise us. One touch from God is all we need to blow up the damm place rather than figuring it all out ourselves like Einstein .


That’s faith. The work is the making one’s self available and believing while applying it.

So this gloria gaynor classic became my anthem.

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By Anthony Everest 

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Singing from the heart


There’s a fine line between ego and surrenderance in a song to captivate it’s essence. 

I hate a lot of my performances retrospectively; hence. And some, l’ve come to love …’

Maybe ego is strong. Knowledge, wisdom, understanding play a myriad of truths in a song.

– Anthony Everest

Figured the love of money is the problem with the world today. People: Did u get paid 4 that? Me: ‘Love is priceless’.


For me. There’s just something about focusing even when all hell is breaking loose. The Williams sister’s epitomize this well. By their truths you shall know them. Not just by their fruits. Anyone can steal fruits. Unlike truths!

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Àrèmúorin – Anthony Everest is a Jazz, Soul-R&B Multi Award Winning Indie Singer-Songwriter, Author, Producer. No1, 49+ Weeks, Jazz Charts.

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Happy Birthday To Me

The devil to me is anything contradictory of the notion of love. Call that, wrap that, in any fashion you may incline.  That’s the real devil to me. 

The real evil untold; buried like an elephant in your bedroom. Where ever that is in your head. I hope it heard you. I hope it reminds you. To rewire you. You must have heard me by now.

People don’t have to lie to you before you know it’s a lie. It’s written in their eyes. And; their souls told you so. Your heart heard you loud and clear.

That’s why they tell you love is a boy or a girl. Coloured, east or west. Has wings or horns. I’m not sure about that. It may order but it does not always augur. Right or wrong.

Truth. Whose is it anyway?

Dear God. To another year wiser. And older  ..’ Only once darling. My truth. This truth. Hope you found yours. Unlike any other day. Happy birthday to me.

Amen !!!

#Prayers #FollowYourDreams

No religion. Not today. I just wanna dance & party. Let’s go. The town’s red already with glad rags ..’

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By Anthony Everest

Àrèmúorin – Anthony Everest is a Jazz, Soul-R&B Multi Award Winning Indie Singer-Songwriter, Author, Producer. No1, 49+ Weeks, Jazz Charts.

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Ghetto Dreams – Summer 2017

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Ghetto Dreams

Ghetto life

Ghetto love

Ghetto people 

Like me

Make it through

Through the odds

Through the fall

Ghetto people

Like me

One day will

Be a star

Make it far

Ghetto people 

Like me

A life 

Without a dream

Would be a waste

Ghetto people 

Like me

Ghetto Blues

Are hard to chase

But they would phase

Ghetto people

Like me

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By Anthony Everest

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The next gig is here


The first ten ladies in get free wine ..’

“Music and writing has helped me deal with adversity ruthlessly. Narcolepsy and Cataplexy has been a difficult experience for me to live with, but my creativity gives me purpose, drive, healing, ambition, direction; and suddenly, life has a new meaning to me. One being an Inspiration and the other to Give BACK”.  – Anthony Everest

“Anthony is a dynamic performer whose sound is characterized by a hybrid of jazz vocals, blues beats and scatological rifts, indeed a soul singer with an acoustic twist” –

(Podium Magazine Review).

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The purpose is greater than the struggle. That’s half the challenge. The other is love ..’ – MercyfulGrace

Àrèmúorin – Anthony Everest is a Jazz, Soul-R&B Multi Award Winning Indie Singer-Songwriter, Author, Producer. No1, 49+ Weeks, Jazz Charts.

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Keeping Positive

This defiant selfie of me I took against the producers request went viral the day after the event on the blogs. Gut instincts.
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Word! I woke up with this one. You have to work around negative people or you will loose your blessings ..’ 

My Grandmother – God Bless Her – told me once, after I told her about someone who offended me and what I’d like to do them. 

The next thing she told me – I’ll never forget forever – She said:


‘You are not reading your bible anymore – that’s why you are speaking like that’.

She is so darn right. Its so long ago but it feels like yesterday! Love my Nan* :: God bless her ::

Make a life for yourself. Never let anyone tell you twice you are not wanted!

– Celebrity Boot Camp

#MercyfulGrace #Aremuorin #GodFirst

We grew up with our own culture and value it’s essence and presence in our lives. Get your own ..’ There is a #God after all. And #his name is #Justice. #Still me Lord so you can #instill in me; your #will ..’ 

By Anthony Everest

#MercyfulGrace #Love #truths

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Àrèmúorin – Anthony Everest is a Jazz, Soul-R&B Multi Award Winning Indie Singer-Songwriter, Author, Producer. No1, 49+ Weeks, Jazz Charts.

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