Get the Gig

Matthias Mazur's "Get The Gig" is a weekly show featuring interviews with power players from the entertainment industry to help artists get more gigs.

"Get the Gig": The Weekly Interview Show to help artists, actors and creatives to increase their brands, sharpen their business minds and get more gigs!

In this episode, I interview Deams from the Netherlands. Deams is a hip-hop veteran and a very influential figure in the Dutch music space. He candidly shares his humble beginnings and what took him from being a graffiti artist in the Netherlands to touring the world and working with artists such as LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Ice T, KRS One, De La Soul and signing with Gangstarr Productions.

He also shares his insights about what it takes to not only create music but also create your own brand in the music space, how to get published, get gigs and broadcast your message and the art that you’re creating.

  • 30-Year Music Veteran Gives BEST Advice For Young Artists CF6GMHH8PA3szjMGq-p76Bo6KD2UZ-wAqNmrUiUoxeA

    Matthias Mazur: We talked about a bit of the advice, we’re getting more into the advice for the young generation. I mean I’m not old but like the up and comers who want to make it really. What would be in 2015, obviously everything is changing so fast. We’re getting to the evolution of the ...

  • Artists and Actors: This Is How You Build Your Network l6xTVGtK-HCm7z-wwu7DqhNrORJdGIHARfhdb9oliMU

    Matthias Mazur:  That’s also one of the reasons why I wanted to have this interview with you because you have a huge network. I wanted to talk about this with you because a lot of artist especially the ones who are starting out, one of the main questions is they know that networking is important ...

  • How To Go From “Local Artist” To Touring The World OuugDsa2iGdZ_0pvSkfzbifzOzKKTia4FHABvW856UI

    Matthias Mazur:  You mentioned the rap battles and that really gave you exposure and really helps you polish the skills and create the goods and the skill set that you have. What do you feel and how do you make the transition from being a local artist in the Netherlands to then touring and really ...

  • How Deams went from Graffiti Artist to Hip-Hop Battle Master f1K-3ifXsM2nSSvIukx2g-FRQqXWcxh8XMBAPNhC1jA

    Matthias Mazur: Can you walk us through your humble beginnings and what led to what you do now and really walk us through how you got into music and then into the music business? Deams: Well, I started out as a Graffiti writer and dancer. I like break dancing. Not on the floor, I didn’t like ...

  • Deams Share His Favorite Place To Write iLqF6hyZfhBkFqdaqYrTV89_cBvBBjKtwEOWSBn4y6o

    Deams: Yeah, we’ve already done a different process because I’m not really a fan of writing songs in the studio. Matthias Mazur: Okay, so you would prefer going into the studio with what you’ve done before and then just basically getting everything out? Deams: Yeah, because it works for every artist it’s different but in ...

  • Music Veteran Shares His Process For Creating New Music zQMBZrzo8U9_eyWXOetEhKqoAWe0Quv1aj6PPhzS9kI

    Matthias Mazur: Walk us through what you do and walk us through the song writing process you have because I think it’s fascinating. Deams:  Usually, I just start thinking about a concept.  That would start with the title of the song or just a subject but the way I write is I take inspirations from movies, ...

  • Deams: What made you want to get into the music business? ny8TTiEs-HQD2ZZL4iUDRFR8LAAsjvlahPxIYJ9PjT0

    Matthias Mazur:  Who is the first artist that you listen to or saw that gave you the idea or the ambition of “I want to do this, I want to make music?” Deams: I was always interested in music. I was listening to different types of music from groups like Spandau Ballet, Soft Cell to ...

  • Get the Gig Episode #1: with Deams 5u8j8dXnfxKLNjziz6YgDAUhV1qFWORfYCAZh6V-1zk (1)

    In this episode, I interview Deams Tesfah from the Netherlands. Deams is a hip-hop veteran and a very influential figure in the Dutch music space. He candidly shares his humble beginnings and what took him from being a graffiti artist in the Netherlands to touring the world and working with artists such as LL Cool J, Ice ...

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