As an official contributor to Forbes Magazine, Ogden Payne has been documenting his experiences as an independent artist, and giving his point of view on the music industry in a series, 'For The Artist, By The Artist: A New Perspective On The Music Business'. In his latest article, "Is Chance The Rapper Indie Artists' New Team Captain?" Ogden explored hip-hop artist, Chance The Rapper's unconventional approach to the music business (no label affiliation) and how his unique approach led the rapper to having creative success, exposing himself to millions and becoming the first "independent" artist to perform on Saturday Night Live. Since the release of the article, Ogden has received praise for his insightful take, including a shout-out from Chance The Rapper himself.
Head to Forbes for the full story and follow Ogden's journey as he delves into the music world.