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I always feel a little nostalgic when I get in a tour bus. When Garrett came through San Diego on his latest tour and we sat down on his tour bus, it was a special treat. We talked not only about how he started playing music at age eight, but how he turned that into a lasting career in the industry and his advice to anyone who's a creative and wants to make it doing something they love.
Welcome to Wild Ideas Worth Living. Thanks, Shelby. Thanks for having me. Thank you so much for coming on. I haven't been in a tour bus in a while. It's a treat and I love it.
This podcast, initially the idea was to find someone who was really inspired by the outdoors and the love of the sport and was a musician. I was like, "G Love.
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CNN was there and I knew I would have to focus and the soccer team was pretty cool. That got fun though. I wanted a cultural experience and so I went to school in Atlanta.
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We all graduated the same year, grew up in different neighborhoods, 10 blocks away from each other, whatever it was. We were all the same age. The roots are interesting because there were black kids that wanted to recreate hip-hop records that they love with live instruments because they were all art school kids.
That's what they did.