How One Visionary Navigated Through Multiple Careers And Found Fulfillment

What came first, Sellah’s basketball career, his music, his modeling success, or becoming a founder? We’ll let you guess.

Learning incredible discipline from the strict rules and structure of a military family, Sellah had the grit to excel as and NCAA basketball player. However, while living out what felt like someone else’s dream, he decided to change course and give in to his underlying love for fashion and entertainment.

In this interview, we found out what it took for Sellah to become the first black male model to work in Shanghai, China, working with some of America’s most popular brands, including GAP, Nike, and GQ Magazine, and commit wholeheartedly to his passion. Keep reading to gain insight on this creative genius’ outlook on life. Don’t forget to listen to his music from his page.

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#NowPlaying: 5 Favorite Musicians

Craving some new tunes? We’ve got you covered.

We’ve rounded up five our our favorite artists for the week so you can get some fresh music on those playlists and get in gear for the weekend.

Have an artist you love? Send us their page on Twitter!

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One Artist’s Key To Producing Her Best Album Ever

For Marit Larsen, trusting her instincts is key.

Althoughshe currently resides in her hometown of Oslo, Norway, Marit has found that her best music comes to her when she’s on the road. Most recently, Marit has released her album, When The Morning Comes, which she produced in Nashville, Tennessee.

We chatted with Marit to learn more about how her passion for music evolved into a career and the one quote she tries to live by every day. To watch Marit’s music videos, check out her Spotlight on her page.

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One Powerful Musician’s Secret To Making Rock N’ Roll Magic

John Aulabaugh never underestimates the power of getting the right players in a room. 

When recording his album, Of Sins Present and Past, John brought rock legends together to help him create music. Each person added his own touch and had fun crafting different parts of a song.

This is what makes music fun for John and although he’s flown planes, started a software company and written iPhone apps, he says nothing compares to the magic of making music. In our interview, John gives advice for aspiring musicians and tells us about when he first fell in love with music.

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Passport to India

Welcome to India.

This week, we’re off to India, seeing the country through the eyes of four community members: Binoyeeta (whose photo heads off this post), Girish, Divya and Zabeeh. What unites these people, along with their residency in India, is a love of travel and adventure.

India ranks top 5 for countries that most of our community lives in. With a long history with deep regional culture, India is the second most populated country on earth with its population hitting 1.2 billion in 2013 and continuing to grow. Today’s community members come from some of the most populous cities in India: Bangalore, Mumbai, and New Delhi. 

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How One Musician Puts His Sixth Sense To Good Use

Matthew Mayer is an exceptional pianist, but that’s not his only gift.

As a child, Matthew discovered that he picked up on the feelings of those around him with ease. His intuition found an outlet when Matthew started playing the piano at age 12. From high school onward, Matthew‘s been performing and sharing his music around the globe.

Dream-like, powerful and deeply moving, Matthew’s music conveys the full spectrum of human emotion. Learn about the moment Matthew fell in love with music, how he balances a separate 9-5 job and why his sixth sense helps him compose music that people love.

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Make Every Email Count

On average, a single person receives 121 emails per day.*

Think about your inbox for a second. How many of your emails are left unread and unanswered each day? Why do you respond to some emails and not to others?

At about.me we want to help you get smarter about the emails you send. Your emails should always get clicked on and should inspire people to check out your page.

Whether you’re introducing two friends, scheduling an informal meetup or coffee date, promoting your music, or sending a weekly newsletter, you want the person you’re writing to remember you. This can be a challenge when you don’t have a ton of space to work with. An email signature, though, makes great use of a valuable piece of digital real estate that’s 100% yours.

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