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Episode 25 with Enon Gaines from "Unlikely Heroes"

How to Talk About Your Craft with Confidence

July 18th, 2018

As an artist, it isn’t uncommon to feel at a loss when asked about what you do. In this episode, you’ll hear about a two-step process for answering that question in a way that feels genuine and makes people interested to hear more. Joined by the lead singer/rapper of Unlikely Heroes, Enon Gaines, Holly coaches him through the process and more as Enon shares about the burnout experience of being a new popular band, the meaning behind the name, “Unlikely Heroes,” and what family wounds songwriting has healed for him. This episode energized by the music of Unlikely Heroes and includes a bonus rap improvisation with Enon.

 

Don’t forget to pick up your free minicourse, How to Talk About What You Do With Confidence on the podcastgifts page.

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Enon Gaines is the lead vocalist/rapper of Unlikely Heroes, a psychedelic Hip-Hop/Punk band from Oakland, CA. This band has been making waves in and outside of their local scene with exciting/introspective jams that leave concert goers physically drained and mentally well-fed. They recently released their self titled debut EP that has been long awaited for by fans and playlist curators throughout the U.S. and overseas.

 

This band has been compared to a unique blend of rapper Kid Cudi and band Rage Against the Machine for their witty/catchy conscious lyrics and unique blend of psy-punk beats that flow seamlessly even in their genre stretching style. Learn more at https://www.uheroesband.com

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