Everyone worldwide has struggled to cope during this past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have come up with ways to help with the process of self-isolation and lack of community gatherings during such difficult times, and studies have shown that music has proven most effective. Here, up-and-coming music artist Tao Asher Enkin talks about music and how uplifting sounds can help when trying to get out of a negative slump.
Growing up in Miami, Florida, this aspiring rapper always knew music was his passion. He says, “Listening to upbeat music made me feel powerful, and I’ve started purposefully listening to the kind of music that inspires me every day.” Creating music is an accomplishment and an impactful way to inspire.
Tao’s favorite artists are Eminem, Kanye West, Jay Z, and he says they inspired him to create music. “When I’d listen to them talking about their battles, their music became my inspiration. I wanted to be able to share my story and achieve success on my terms, and their music helped me realize that at a young age,” he remarks.
With over 120K followers on Instagram and 40K likes on TikTok, Tao Asher frequently shares the highlight reels of his journey. Living in Miami, he has met with many successful artists and felt motivated to create his destiny. At only 15 years old, he knows that being a musician and producer is the right path for him.
“I love how music can completely transform the lives of artists. I want to create the kind of music that helps people feel better about themselves and want to hustle to be able to achieve their own success.” Tao Asher concludes.