Some more insight on life in the music biz from Carlisle's blog:
"No matter what industry you get into, your relationships are what will determine your future. My goals at this point were to be the most reliable, the most available and to create a long contact list. I met a young producer by the name of Hi Tek and he was producing a few songs for an independent rap group called Mood that was signed to TVT Records. He was the 2nd most humblest producer I’ve met up until this point. All he had was an Akai MPC-60, a turntable and some headphones and he was turning out a good amount of beats everyday I saw him. When the album was done, we exchanged contact info and every now and then we’d hear from each other....."
Read the rest of the post here.