Alright – so today we’ve got the honor of introducing you to Michael (Mike G) Garza. We think you’ll enjoy our conversation, we’ve shared it below.
Michael (Mike G), appreciate you joining us today. Let’s jump back to the first dollar you earned as a creative? What can you share with us about how it happened?
The very first time I actually got money from my music just being played and heard across the world, it was not only motivating but addictive! I was at home that day and happened to be the one to go get the mail. And there it was, my very first check for royalties from my distributor. Now, keep in mind. It was a far cry from a million dollars. Or even 100,000 dollars! Lol! But it was a CHECK to me for MY music! I can honestly say I’ve gotten several more since then from both my distributor and BMI, but I have many more to go. Just don’t stop, do the work and put it out! Pushing it afterwards is most important though!
As always, we appreciate you sharing your insights and we’ve got a few more questions for you, but before we get to all of that can you take a minute to introduce yourself and give our readers some of your back background and context?
For those who may not be familiar with me, I’m Mike G. Host of #ReelTalksWithMikeGizzle and #MikesGlobalMix which are my 2 internet radio shows which air on #Houstons number 1 internet radio station. I do interviews with people who are out here making it happen for themselves and their teams. People who are artists, actors, authors and entrepreneurs or small business owners to multimillionaire. I’ve had them on my show! I spin people’s music on #MikesGlobalMix and #ReelTalks. #MikesGlobalMix airs weekdays at 6am and again at 2pm cst. #ReelTalks airs on Thursday at 3pm CST! I do promo as well! Download our stations app free to listen from anywhere on ANY device. KSHZ SlaughtaHouze Radio baby! Currently wrapping up Season 5 to launch Season 6! Follow me on ig @therealmikeg.muzik and on Twitter @therealmikegM. Michael Garza on Facebook!
What do you think is the goal or mission that drives your creative journey?
For ME, I believe for myself to be able to say iv “MADE IT”, it would be to ultimately be able to sustain your family and bills and all that by doing what u love to do. Whether it’s my music, radio interview with people, my radio stuff…if I could live comfortably with just doing that, I’d be good! For anyone who’s creative or has a talent…that’s our goal. To be able to make money and live off that…
Can you share your view on NFTs? (Note: this is for education/entertainment purposes only, readers should not construe this as advice)
I still kinda don’t get it! All these people ans KIDS, I mean literally kids! Making millions off some digital “drawings” and artwork! That’s CRAZY! Hey, if u can do it, why not! I read all these stories and articles about it and I think to myself “I’m clearly in the wrong business!”
- Website: https://linktr.ee/therealmikeg
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012261280810
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/TherealmikegM?t=6u6DXfoSrL4XXqaGCwQb5Q&s=09
- Youtube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCMP32hCKA1TCwB9MqmXlqsA
- Other: https://mikegmuzik.silispro.com/ Follow me on IG too, @therealmikeg.muzik …new single #NoSe by #MikeG drops #April15th 2022!!! And…I just signed with #1017BrickSquadRecords!!! #MackDrama made the announcement at one of my shows at #sxsw this year in Austin,Tx!!TX!!! Stay tuned for more music!
Photos courtesy of #NtrikateVisuals by #MikeG