The star artist wasn’t always a star. He gives credit to his hard work and dedication to the perfection of his craft to getting him to where he is today. Elijah states that, “Nothing I have today was ever handed to me”. I always had to work for everything that I had. I spent a lot of long nights and early mornings in the studio trying to perfect my craft in any way that I could. The main thing that I tried to focus on was being consistent. I think that consistency is the key to success for anyone in any niche. “The ability and will power to show up and work every day is a must, so I am just reaping the fruits of my labor.”
Being from Chiago, Elijah has always been surrounded by a rich culture of music. Eliijah states that, “I grew up listening to artists like Future and Lil Baby when I was in Chicago.I just liked the sound of their music and it honestly inspires some of the beats that I make. They both have a very interesting and unique sound to them that makes fans gravitate towards their music. “Growing up in Chicago has exposed me to a rich culture of music.” Elijah, also known as Elijah Runako, has often been in the same studio with legendary artists which he learned from and picked up things from that he can apply to his music. Elijah is definitely a rising force in the music industry that people should keep a close eye on.
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