Meet the Next Breakout Artist to Watch Out for in 2020!

Meet Jan Dready, the next breakout artist to look out for this year! Last week I got the chance to sit down with him for a one-on-one interview. In May he dropped his summer hit “Blue Face.” With the buzz from his single… he is getting attention from Hot 97 where he earned 9th place out of 100 contestants in the “Who’s Next” competition. He is also one of the top competitors in this year’s Coast to Coast lineup.  Here is what he had say!

1. What got you into music?

My uncle Roger. He was very musically gifted. He would always dance and sing around the house. He was like an older brother to me.

2. Which artists would you like to collaborate with?

Post Malone, Chris Brown, Kid Cudi, Kanye, Sabrina Claudio… there’s too many to name!

3. If you can have your fans remember one thing about you, what would it be?

How great of an actual human being I was!

4. If you had one message for your fans, what would it be?

Always stick to what you want and don’t let the opinions of others alter your true destiny. 

5. What instruments do you play?

My vocals and I’m currently learning guitar.

6. Which artists inspire you the most?

Kid Cudi, Kanye, and Nipsey Hussle

7. What artists have you learned from and what did they teach you?

I learned a lot from Nipsey Hussle. Mostly on how to be self-sufficient and have follow through.

8. Who are your favorite artists/what are your favorite albums?

Nipsey Hussle’s “Crenshaw” and Kid Cudi’s “Man on the Moon”

9. What advice do you have for new/upcoming artists?

Be as different as possible.

10. What do you enjoy the most about being an artist/songwriter?

The reaction of my fans and how my music affects them.

11. What next is coming in the upcoming months?

Just keeping my head down and focusing on the elevation of my brand. Also more music is on the way!

12. How did you learn to sing/write/play instruments? 

When I was really young I started going to Southend Boys & Girls Club where a lady named Demmarie noticed my talent. She formulated a group around me where I would always be front and center. We performed all over, even out of state. I learned how to sing and write on my own from that experience. And now I am teaching myself how to play the guitar.

13. What is one thing you would like to change about the music industry?

How fickle it is.

14. What is the story behind your name?

My first name is Jan (pronounced John), it stems from the French language where I have family ties. Dready comes from the style of my hair.

15. Describe your sound.

Universal!  

 

Jan Dready’s fans are all rooting to see him win the Coast to Coast tour! We cannot wait to hear his new music! Be on the lookout! His music is available on all social media platforms:

Apple Music: Jan Dready

Spotify: Jan Dready

Soundcloud: Jan Dready

YouTube: Jan Dready

Instagram: JanDready

Twitter: JanDready

 

I Finally Launched My Social Media Marketing Agency’s Website!

I am excited to announce that I launched my website for Regal Rose Media! It is such a delight to see my vision come to life. Thank you so much for all the support during this journey!

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Book your appointment today! Don’t forget to like and subscribe to my YouTube channel to continue to watch my journey.

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Vlog: Interviews & Photographs

Hey beautiful people! Welcome back to my channel. I am back with another vlog!

Follow me for the day as I continue to grow my family business.

Stay tuned as I continue the journey of launching my first business!!!

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I’m 23 & Trying to Grow My Family Business

Hey beautiful people! Welcome back to my channel. I am back with another vlog!

In this vlog I will finally share what I have been up to since I quit my job.

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Never Give Up On Your Dreams (Why I Quit My Dream Job)

As some of you may know I have been dealing with a lot of tragedy the past few weeks but am keeping my head up. I never got a chance to upload Part 2 of my Day in the Life of a Personal Stylist Vlog. (It will be posted soon.) I wanted to post this video first and dedicate it to Adrian Walker. ❤️ What I am sharing with you is what I shared with Adrian during our last conversation. He always believed in me and my dreams. He also taught me so much about life. He will always be a significant part of me. Rest In Paradise ❤️

This is solely my personal experience and my personal opinions. My only message for this video is always go after your dreams and listen to your instinct. And don’t ever let anyone get in the way of that. Our dreams are precious and you have every right to live yours out.

Take care. Stay blessed. Stay beautiful ♡

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Day in the Life of a Personal Stylist Pt. 1

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Get a glance of my life as a personal stylist!!!

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Shop For a Cause This Holiday! Shop MAHI!

Give back and save a life this holiday when you purchase any MAHI bag.

MAHI is a U.K.-based made-to-order 100% leather company. $1.50 of every purchase is donated to the Frank Water 10 Sanitation Project.

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Shop for a good cause. Shop MAHI Leather.

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I have recently been selected to be an ambassador for MAHI Leather. They are an amazing U.K. based leather goods company that has been recognized in magazines such a Vogue and GQ.

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How to Land an Internship with DVF

Picture2Summer has finally arrived! Congrats Class of 2017! Go Cougs! Whether you have just graduated or finished school for the summer, we are all happy to be out! Now that it is summer it is a great time to land an internship. Internships are great way to gain workplace and leadership experience. Although not all internships are paid they are always a great way to get one step ahead in the workforce. Most career fields are very competitive especially my industry, the fashion industry. However an internship will provide the experience and networks to improve anyones credentials and make them a stronger candidate for future jobs.

I will be starting my internship this summer when I return from Milan. Although this is my first internship I strongly recommend doing more than one. Essentially the more internships you do the more experience you gain. In some college majors such as mine, Apparel Merchandising, internships are required before receiving their diploma. Undergrads in my program (Apparel Merchandising, Design, and Textiles) typically complete their internships their after Junior or Senior year. My friend and fellow WSU alumna member, Keena Hudson, is one undergrad who decided to do her internship her Junior year. She took interest in Diane Von Furstenberg’s Technical Design/Production internship. When I asked her why she picked DVF she said, “I really liked what the company stood for, women’s empowerment and growth. This company was started by a strong female entrepreneur, Diane herself. I also really liked how the company is involved in charity efforts to promote women’s leadership.” But of course, I had to find out more!

Getting to intern at DVF in New York City would be any fashion major’s dream! Like myself, many of you are probably wondering how Keena landed an internship with such a legendary company. When I asked her she said, “I actually had to email a DVF assistant about internships there. I looked through the website and found contact info. I really just googled companies I liked and internships available.” Keena told me a lot about her experience at DVF. She expressed that the most valuable things she learned was “learning to know when to ask for help and advice.” She also said she realized that “it’s very important to stay connected with your coworkers and the people who mentor you. They have a lot of connections on their own and are a great first connection.” I asked Keena what advice she would give to future interns, she stated, “I advice students to have a website of all the things they did and learned as an undergrad and also to be very diligent in applying to internships. Keep your options open and apply everywhere. Every internship experience is worth it no matter the size of the company.”

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Thanks to Google contacting the right people to land an internship at DVF or any luxury brand is easy. Being diligent in applying to internships is the key! A strong application and interview is also needed to actually get the position of course. Luckily for you I have a few interview tips that have helped me land my internship and past jobs!

Interview tips:

1. Research the company you are interviewing for. Companies are looking for candidates who know about the company and have genuine interest in being a part of it. It always good to stay up to date with what’s going on in your industry. nrf.com is a good reference for the fashion industry.

2. Practice the S.T.A.R. (Situation, Task, Action, Result) Method. Behavioral-based questions are asked a lot in interviews. The interviewer wants to get a good idea of how you interact with others and handle situations. Google the S.T.A.R. Method for more info!

3. Refresh your memory of past or sample interview questions. You can never be too prepared. Refreshing your memory of interview questions will help you have an idea of what things are important to mention about yourself and not feel so nervous.

4. Boost your confidence! Convince yourself that you have already got the job. Confidence is a huge key in being a strong candidate.

5. Brag about yourself! An interview is the time to really sell yourself as the top candidate for the job. Don’t get too carried away of course. You want to make yourself memorable, coachable and qualified!

I hope these tips helped! Let me know what interview-prep techniques work best for you!

Fun Fact:

Every summer DVF has company parties. In 2016 (the year Keena interned there) it was at the Statue of Liberty. Keena was actually able to meet Diane herself and walk up to the statues crown level. It was an exclusive event for DVF even though the statue had been closed previously.

Photo Courtesy of Keena Hudson

“Work” x Rihanna Music Video Inspired Look

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I loved Rihanna’s makeup in her “Work” music video. Today I did my own subtle take of her look. This look is simple and perfect for going to class or to work… work, work, work, work, work.

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Most of the products I used you can get from any drug store. You can get the foundation and eye brow pencil from Sephora or online.

  • Bare Minerals Bare Skin foundation: Bare Buff 10
  • Maybelline Dream Wonder powder: 60 Sandy Beige
  • ELF Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder
  • Revlon eyeshadow: Satin
  • Wet N Wild eyeshadow: Bleached Glitter (not pictured)
  • Rimmel London Glam’ Eyes liquid liner: Black Glamour (not pictured)
  • Rimmel London lipstick: Candy
  • Color Sensational lip liner: Plum
  • Maybelline Falsies mascara (flared edition)
  • CoverGirl Super Sizer mascara
  • Anastasia Brow Wiz pencil: Dark Brown (not pictured)

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