The Rapper Who Recorded An Entire Album at an NYC Apple Store
July 7, 2015
Prince Harvey recorded his debut album in it's entirity at a downtown New York Apple store.
Ok, so you literally have no excuse.
Lineup changes? Can't afford a studio? Don't have a laptop? None of this means that you can't record, as proven by this resourceful rapper from the US.
Prince Harvey, a New York rapper has recorded his debut album in it's entirity at an apple store in Soho, Manhattan. 'PHATASS' which stands for 'Prince Harvey at the Apple Store: Soho' has received international attention after it was uncovered that over a period of 16 weeks, for 5 days every week Prince Harvey came instore to work on his album, which is now complete.
He has dropped the first single 'Sometimes' on Soundcloud which you can listen to here, and at the time of writing this article, it has had 130 000 plays on Soundcloud.
"It wasn’t my plan to record this at the Apple Store," Harvey told The Daily Beast, describing the four-month ordeal in detail. "New York is expensive. I couldn’t just buy another laptop. I just thought, ‘I’m going to die before anyone knows I’m hot.’”
Take a leaf from Prince Harvey's book, and be resourceful. Take advantage of every opportunity available to you, and get your music out there.
While you may not be comfortable recording your vocals in a crowded apple store, you can make use of what is around you and utilise free options, in order to create your masterpiece. Make sure you get your music to the world.
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