49 min

Pt 1. Being Mentored By Timbaland, Nearly Leaving Music Path & Relational Currency — Angel Lopez Connection is Magic

    • Society & Culture

Angel Lopez is a Grammy winning music producer and songwriter who has worked with Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kanye West and many more. He has been groomed and mentored by his musical idol, legendary producer Timbaland. Angel nearly missed his calling. Before he found success in the music business, he came within inches of leaving his path in music to pursue what would have been an arduous career to becoming a gemologist.

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS //

+ Moving around and not learning English until age 10
+ First hearing Timbaland and having his mind blown
+ Being intimidated playing a huge concert super early in his career
+ Working with Josh Dun (21 Pilots) at Guitar Center in Ohio
+ Thinking we are ready for our break before we actually are
+ Giving his beat tape to Timbaland’s manager and thinking this was his big break
+ Asking for his girlfriend’s hand in marriage and his girl’s mother not approving
+ Having NO money and his now wife, having to work double shifts at Applebee’s to keep them going
+ Fortuitously crossing paths with Timbaland at Miami airport on his way to getting married in Cancun and this being a BIG sign for him to keep going
+ Almost leaving his music path to go to Gemology school in his family’s footsteps
+ Getting the first out of the blue phone call from TImbaland and nearly passing out from excitement
+ God/The Universe putting people on our path at the right moment to keep us going when we are in the darkness

Angel Lopez is a Grammy winning music producer and songwriter who has worked with Sam Smith, Coldplay, Kanye West and many more. He has been groomed and mentored by his musical idol, legendary producer Timbaland. Angel nearly missed his calling. Before he found success in the music business, he came within inches of leaving his path in music to pursue what would have been an arduous career to becoming a gemologist.

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS //

+ Moving around and not learning English until age 10
+ First hearing Timbaland and having his mind blown
+ Being intimidated playing a huge concert super early in his career
+ Working with Josh Dun (21 Pilots) at Guitar Center in Ohio
+ Thinking we are ready for our break before we actually are
+ Giving his beat tape to Timbaland’s manager and thinking this was his big break
+ Asking for his girlfriend’s hand in marriage and his girl’s mother not approving
+ Having NO money and his now wife, having to work double shifts at Applebee’s to keep them going
+ Fortuitously crossing paths with Timbaland at Miami airport on his way to getting married in Cancun and this being a BIG sign for him to keep going
+ Almost leaving his music path to go to Gemology school in his family’s footsteps
+ Getting the first out of the blue phone call from TImbaland and nearly passing out from excitement
+ God/The Universe putting people on our path at the right moment to keep us going when we are in the darkness

49 min

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