37 Bonkers Facts About the Music Industry

37 Bonkers Facts About the Music Industry

If you’re starting out in the music industry and can’t come up with a stage name, just do what Donald Glover did — use an internet name generator. Or, like The Cure, go ahead and write some songs, and then just pick one to name your band after. Of course, you can always follow in Nickelback’s footsteps and name your band after the dumbest, most inane interaction on the planet.

Of course, music careers are hard. So if it doesn’t work out, it’s also important to have a backup plan. For example, Al Green became an ordained pastor. Or maybe you want to go the Bad Religion route, and become a science teacher. If none of that works out, you can make like Grammy-winning R&B star Erykah Badu, and hang out at a whole bunch of births until you become a certified doula.

Read on for a bunch of other bonkers facts about the music industry below…

Erykah Badu is a doula CRACKED.COM The Grammy-winning R&B star quit the biz to become a highly-trained birthing coach after hanging out with a pregnant pal of hers: I just continued to be present at different people's births, and I started studying on my own.


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