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    261: The Direct-To-Fan Revolution

    As more and more artists realize that putting all of their eggs in the music streaming basket isn’t as lucrative as they would like it to be due to the low pay out rates, many are searching for alternative ways to survive in the music industry.  One of the ways that is growing more popular every year is one that never actually went anywhere–selling direct to fans.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic discuss the…

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    Episode 260: How Jadakiss Defeated Dipset

    The internet was buzzing last week from the versuz battle between The Lox and Dipset crews. By the time it was all said and done, one thing was clear–the majority of fans felt that Jadakiss of the Lox had stolen the show and along with it Dipset’s thunder. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the strategies Jadakiss used on stage to impress so many people and help his crew come out victorious.

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    Episode 259: The Creative Genius of Biz Markie

    With the passing of hip-hop Biz Markie, hip-hop fans mourned the loss of a legendary artist and contributor to the artform.  And while many of the tributes about him have focused on his iconic song catalog, Blueprint and Illogic decided to pay tribute to Biz by breaking down his creative genius and explain what made his work so special.  Hit the link to watch or listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 259 “The Creative…

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    Episode 258: How Work Can Ruin Relationships

    Although we all must work to build a better live for ourselves, there comes a point where our work lives can become harmful to our relationships. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down all the ways we subconsciously ruin healthy relationships with our work-related decisions.  Hit the link to watch or listen to episode 258, How Work Can Ruin Relationships:

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    Episode 257: Being Too Consumed With Your Art

    Although we speak a lot about the importance of working hard and being disciplined, we rarely speak about one of the consequences, which is becoming consumed with your art.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic speak about the fine line between working hard and being too consumed with your art, and how to avoid it.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 257 of Super Duty Tough Work is Being Too Consumed With Your Art:

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    Get Blueprint’s Last Two Books for Just $25 This Week

    This week, we’re running a special offer on Blueprint’s two latest books.  From now until this Sunday at midnight you can get The 10 Traits of Successful Hip-Hop Artists and The Social Media Cheat Code for just $25, exclusively here on weightless.net.   This price is 22% less than their usual price, so if you’ve been waiting on the right time to pick them up, this is it!  Signed options available as well.  Order your copies…

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    Episode 256: The Health is Wealth Results Show

    Two months ago, in an effort to shed some pandemic pounds, Blueprint and Illogic embarked on a health challenge.  They hoped to take on some new healthy behaviors and get back in shape.   This challenge was also extended to the listeners of the show.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down how they did in their health challenge and play calls from listeners who share their results as well.  Hit the link to watch…

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    Read Chapter Four of Blueprint’s Upcoming Book “The Social Media Cheat Code”

    By now you all know that Blueprint’s new book The Social Media Cheat Code, aimed to help artists and entrepreneurs with social media is now shipping.  To celebrate the book’s release, we’ve decided to share a sample chapter with our supporters.  Below is the forth chapter of The Social Media Cheat Code, titled “Engagement Increases Visibility” in it’s entirety:

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    Episode 255: Ten Crazy Writing Hacks

    Every writer has things that they do to that help them write better and faster.  Some of those habits are normal, but others would be classified as weird or crazy.  In this episode of Super Duty Tough Work, Blueprint and Illogic break down their ten craziest writing hacks and explain how each one has helped them become a better writer.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 255 Ten Crazy Writing Hacks: Super Duty Tough…

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    Episode 254: Inspirational Quotes About Writing

    Having the desire to write is one thing, but having the inspiration to write is completely different.  So in this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down 25 amazing quotes about writing from some of the most famous writers of all time.  If you’re looking for inspiration to create, look no further than this episode.  Hit the link to watch or listen to episode 254 of Super Duty Tough Work, The Most Inspirational Quotes About Writing:

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    Episode 253: How to Increase Your Writing Output

    There are many amazing writers who go unknown because their output doesn’t match their skill level.  The words come easy to them but the productivity doesn’t.  So in this week’s episode of Super Duty Tough Work, Blueprint and Illogic speak about how to become a more productive writer and give 11 tips on increasing your writing output.  Because being a skilled writer means nothing if you aren’t sitting down to write often enough to get…

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    A Sneak Peak at Chapter One of Blueprint’s Upcoming Book “The Social Media Cheat Code”

    By now you all know that Blueprint’s new book The Social Media Cheat Code, intended to help artists and entrepreneurs with social media is shipping on Friday June 25th. In anticipation of the book’s release, we’ve decided to share the first chapter of the book with you.  The chapter is titled “Get in the Stream” and delivers an inspiring message about why artists should have a strong presence on social media and lays out exactly…

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    Episode 252: How to Become a Better Writer

    As artists, we are firm believers in the power of writing.  Across all mediums, the ability to express ourselves is key to executing our ideas effectively.  Yet, very few academic curriculums express what it really takes to get better at writing.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down nine things that your english teacher never told you that you needed to do to become a better writer.  Hit the link to watch or listen…

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