A decade into his musical career, Gustavo Bands has come to master both the studio and business sides of the industry. The Chicago-born and raised rapper has caught fire in the studio as of late. With tracks like “Street Lights” and a collection of projects set to be released in 2022, Gustavo Bands has built a new sound formed out of true dedication to his craft and the inspirations that fuel him. On top of his artistic endeavors, Gustavo Bands is also the CEO of ThurlBred Entertainment, his own recording label.
Not only has he been grinding professionally in the industry for around a decade, but Gustavo Bands has been dedicated to making music his career since high school. Making beats on his lunchroom table in middle school to recording his first tracks in his friends’ homemade closet studio, Gustavo Bands’ journey was started at an early age, and he has never had a doubt in his mind that this is what he was meant to do. “I always liked music and always imagined myself being the one on stage performing for thousands of people,” he recalls.
Through his journey to this point, the biggest struggle for Gustavo Bands has been dealing with the hype and anticipation. As a mainstay in the underground Chicago scene, many are waiting to see what Gustavo Bands does next. While that build-up can be stressful, the Chicago rapper and entrepreneur has consistently lived up to the hype to this point in his career and is set to blow past expectations with his releases in 2022.
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