Coming up in the game of Hip Hop is often described as a hustle, which is to obtain something through energetic activities. Entrepreneurship is most certainly a hustle, and if there ever was a time where hustling is a factor in success, it is right now.
We are in the depths of the worst economic slump in the past 80 years, and for many this makes the already difficult task of business building even harder. Entrepreneurs need to be reminded that they are in the good company of other determined people, that there is a reason they do what they do, and turning a sharp ear to hip hop is a great way to fulfill that.
Many successful hip hop performers come from difficult socio-economic backgrounds. Broken families, poverty and exposure to criminal conduct are recurring themes. In rhyming about the trials and tribulations of the hustle, rappers often share their own history of determination.
Part of credibility in the Hip Hop hustle is rising from these extremely difficult circumstances where the odds of success are far longer than the typical entrepreneur. Those champions of hip hop who actually make it often turn their lyrical and musical focus towards their own journey. Continue reading Four Inspirational Hip Hop Songs for Entrepreneurs