While it's certainly a fun and rewarding experience, limiting yourself to just being a musician means that you can miss out on other exciting entrepreneurial opportunities which can present themselves during the course of your involvement with the music industry.
In this new post on MusicThinkTank, Nick Gross explores other career opportunities that artists in the music business should consider exploring in addition to their more conventional industry work.
"The Black Eyed Peas spent a multitude of years on the charts, even performing at the 2011 Super Bowl. Will.i.am also scored some of the biggest movie releases, including “Rio.” During this time, will.i.am was also building his philanthropic initiative, the i.am.angel Foundation, which focuses its efforts on bridging underserved youth with technology. The foundation was the first to work with NASA to play music in outer space."