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Episode 3 · 1 year ago

VIDEOGRAPHER/RAPPER/DANCER/PHOTOGRAPHER...MEET SLEEPiDIDTHIS!!!

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Join myself and videographer, photogapher, dancer and rapper, Sleepi Alleyne in my podcast . I'll discuss anything given to me that may be a concern to persons today. Sooo.... LEAVE YOUR THOUGHTS AND QUESTIONS!!!! and maybe just maybe your topic will be in the next episode!

The guys and welcome back to anotherways the podcast, and today I have the UN CEP orm Allen as he'smost known for being a videographer, photographer, got the designer and many a manymore as an even rapper at a moment, and he's very young andpretty young, at least. He's older on me, but you know,but he's known for these things and he is an entrepreneur. I just doesmajority of his stuff around Barbados with photography, videography and Gossn and we just wantto say about special the afternoon to step first of all. Yeah,I said welcome to what's a podcast, and you just going to dive straightin. You're a videographer, graphic designer, but photographer, rapper. You doa number of art pieces in your time. I BC with my sister. That's all I have the relations with you. So what really led youto be interested in in all these different aspects of art and Watson, butI can said of myself a creative period, but I used to. I wasmore so empty drying, not spaying framary school, right, and Ihad to do it. I was entering a competition, right, and theman, let me get you because you might said it was too advanced formy age. I the teacher's right, and that was PYNK. So thatput me off a drawing for a little bit. And then when I wentto carm are, no terform is when they get into the same thing.It was, you know, every child's...

...dance from the young rick got alittle foolish, lady crackhead. Yeah, yeah, all right. And then, well, I know if you know them, Franchise Boys, but Idid a dance name, leave with it, rout with it, and that putme back onto dancing again and I was just our La visuals. Andso even when drawing first, then dancing and video, it's sure to justkind of day and I grabbed the thing. was more in the BCC stage ofit, but I only really want to be cuasy to learn. videographywas a relays was a very small force of the course, it said,the teasing myself anyway. But yeah, that's pretty much the journey of it. Okay, fair enough. Yeah, I understand what you were you werecoming from there, but just Devn't even more into your videography side of everything. You said like a BCC didn't really have didn't teach you as much asthey would have. Tea taught me really and true day I'm learning. Iknow you right now in the specific film aspect of it. So for not, since you would have thought yourself everything about hvideography and what's not. Whoreally then, would you say, would have helped you or like encourage yoube saves your parents that to push into this. I, Y'all, entrepreneurand videography sore the side of things really truly US point of experienced. Everybodythat fortunate the starting to come Arong know that because they they originally thought thatthe reason I wanted to get into doing photographic graphics and saying was easy wayout, because it's that day when they have to thank for which a wholegeneration they just feel like our in general God boy, sticking with it right. Yeah, and then after leaving carmer and after leaving b seeing still doingthey really oh, okay, he's seriously one do this, he'll he legitimatelywants to do this, and then thats...

...who they came around. But Ijust I guess what started for me was music videos very much into me.The video like the other thing aspect of it, especially when mentors to getcreative with it now, just cut, cut, cut, and as well, and everything I do and adds, our pictures are every case is ice. Try to Taylor enter it, making it as clean and neat as possible. So learning was just me wanted to be better and wanting youtube. Sureenough, because I mean I myself would have learned. I'm oldest say I'mfully self taught, but before I real even entity diving in, because theywould have start. I started youtube in like through two thousand and thirteen.So that just me learning stuff and watching other youtuber speaking up their how theycut and how they learned some ingrain comedy and stuff into their videos. That'swhy I would have nern as myself and imagine that that's how you yourself wouldhave picked a little things that you want in a whill. But no,I mean I always say you're a way more if advice on me at it, because I can't do somebody special effects that you did, even with it, without recent without video that you do with the with the go cool onthe animating one that I was I formally want to plain experience. Yeah,that was interesting. I mean I stopped learning one two other things especially,I might learn those as time goes on. But even he still learned those.You will learn them, yeah, for sure, but straight away fromthe videography know, and into your photography. No, you have done a numberof photography and photogenic images that are really esthetic and a lot of personscome to you, but it may not come to you as much as someof the other big, bigger names that are the photography. The photographic namesare around Barbados, are around the world. But for you, as a young, pretty young hundred entrepreneur, how would you say that? You wouldhave had to go about developing and growing...

...your brand and who you are,to let the persons know that you are the photographer or videographer us. No, let see, right, it's still a struggle and it's got a kiddingmyself. You're going to keep doing this thing, because you don't know ifthis thing and pop off your next day or the next day. So it'sreally you trying to believe yourself. I don't try to follow trends. Idon't a lot of people do that because it's probably the easiest way to pickup. But if you if you trend chasing and you can't keep with itin that eventually you can get left behind. So you go find a lane.I still trying to find a lane because even not to let my ato page to me as all over the plast because I do three different things. I don't want make three different pages to cater to each because that stress. So I just create a haghtager saying. But it is really just reaching outevery noone again, and sometimes if you do a really good stuff,people will just see it. If you standing, people get no. It'sit not saying I outstanding by just think I got above average. Fair enough. Yeah, so, and even though I even that you saying that youhave a struggle, know where does covid nineteen really put you and other otherperson that you may know, like in that business? Know that, becauseit has set by the entire world per see. But what his? How? How is it going to really affect you? Really? Well, itcould shoot. They're people that line up saying, you know, fine,when it's saining done, because link as all cool and everything, but yougo for the true when is it done? All right, I did art.I didn't want cover our got paper that because I was virtual B he'ssending money. Things got up to the point I sold my red camera.That hurt me a little bit. Well, you know, got home. Thehardest thing is just to keep pushing.

Is just a peer to tame thatI go past. Obviously, any any jobs are solely online. Maybebetter benut benefiting from this. Damn and food companies. So I can't saythey got a real big getting overs on money. Setting to keep yourself fromspiraling, really and truly, because it feels think they too. Hey,boy, feels thinking. Yeah, and I mean yeah, you did helpme out with the stay at home video. I mean, for if I reallydid the combined tally of how many person would have seen it like wheneveracross all different social media, it was something like well over tenzero. SoI mean that that was how was some if even for me. I didn'tthink it was actually going to do that well. But yeah, the tivitybreak. Yeah, yeah, it's just got to keep going at it andhopefully you get somewhere. But moving on to your wrapping and dancing side ofthings, really and truly lay yeah, you said you would gut, itwould dancing, for it was joining and dancing. But you you do dosome dancing and some wrapping. But I want to me personally, at leastfrom what I see as the average person. I see you more as the Esthetif start for videographer and who does the stuff for one movement and stufflike that, and just a bunch of the US the videos, the dancingvideos and all those stuff. But we're where's does that passion for rapping andand dancing? Is that still as full as ingrained and focusing on into alater end? Really and true, Oh sa, the dancing fell off forsure. I trying to get back ancer it because people being asked you needto do workshops, but because I know, if you know elevation dancers there's areso useful. Ast further great and the man did nificant dance first beforeactually did pretty well in left. But it was just signing. Life happened. Let my brother overseas are the main little working just partously, just becauseall lay happening in terms of rapwere started place sixteen. Because, like Imean, I always know late. You...

...know eminent, everybody know I'm NAM. Everybody had no fifty send. It's not knowing nothing about music. Well, my first reason for getting entry was listening to lowy like he had asong name bottles on Irundus and then the first to some of the here fromhim that I'm in Lea, Yeo. I got at you all as mymusic, and then I start getting backwards, because all we flipwards and you meta fool assemblies and even if you listening about no, because he wasyounger and they understand certain things, you listen about it always shoot. Thatwas hard. But the rapping, I'm keeping at it. There are somethings that seem to be working out that I don't want blight or football phone, but things seem to be looking up in that aspect. I don't thinkI'll ever stop at all. Yeah, and especially just you recently. Justhad your recent release actually a cant named off the top of my heir ano, but I did this, do it. It was me. Igonna say that because obviously, Barbar this isn't well known for you. Thewrapping industry from first, I mean everybody knows this. Yan, trulian barbarianrappers aren't necessarily as accomplished as overseas ones, ready to have more persons to produceit as off even in a hole. On a whole, Ray and trulyarts aren't fully pushed as much as they are overseas as they are herereally truly. So I mean that is that is where you get to struggle. But the the that that recent release that you just had there was wassomething, and I mean it did get part of quarantinings on. Yeah,and it was. It was something interesting for sure, and I say thatthis it was something that some, most persons can listen to like on aregular person. But you just, I would, I would just key haveto keep pushing out that and maybe any...

...time, because you can't get thatfar really and truly, but you know, you just got to keep working onthose are art forms. But speaking bout on to your video, videovideography side of things, you do put out some stuff like before and halfthe stuff like that. So is that something that you would you did speakleworkshops in terms dancing, but would you like see yourself as somebody that couldn'tand I could teach and help other persons that are not as well versed inthis side of the industry? Really truly, I've been asked to take video too. Before I used to the kind a lot of people because I don'tlike the space to do it and I can't afford to be driven host tohost, to be teaching people. And another thing is the third thing wouldbe literally want to create my own competition. That's not aspect of it. Butif somebody showed me, but in most part, like you know,hopeful, do this right now, I will tell you what to do it. I mean I'll show your step by step. Will let you know disis what you can do to these. Are they steps, you could sayit, to achieve this certain results whatever. Somebody asked me how to put himselfin the video three times. Shoot it three times. Don't with thecamera lary or lotto scope. It our great screen. I check it innow. You need to figure out to do those things in details. Imean I thought I understand what he's saying, for in terms of he terms thathe's using, but for the average person, what he's really telling you. If you don't know what I'm sure everybody knows what a green screen isat this point because it's well used with many specially in news, while moves, especially in news CCBC, a lot. You know, they have their faults. No, no, not disrespect to CBC or anything, but youknow, you always see those little faults, as on CBC where you see theblew screen already, green screen showing every wants in a while. Butthat's just teaching you a few of the...

...bits, some pieces of what hedoes, really and truly, but just a little. I feel a lateron when I get when I'm in a place that I could afford to doit, I can do it. HMM, it fair enough. Yeah, itmakes sense. And just move on to your brain, because mean youwill even in your in the zoom, in the zoom thing right now.It's if sleepy Allen, but we're really, really interested that nickname sleepy come from, because law person, don't that starty. Know your real name andI don't think I did. Menagine how the beginning. But people know youas sleepy. Did this and see you? Yeah, I did. Yeah,okay, cool, yeah, but it's anybody does. Watch the fullthing. Then we'll see if they do. Go behind, watch it over andyou will see who really was print pay attention to this video or not. But where Does Sleep D Brown come from? Real and truly? Um, I was in stirred farm and bash you go, another fail as goodby s epoy are used to break me and doy he went up. Istarted on in term from my corner. But I had a coincidentally, Ididn't even really sets that. I'm like, that's that he vand a ladys hadsleepy on it and the people that see me sitting out think was aYeo, you fitty description. So it stands out to I call it ideaand went with it. Just stop stuff from there, truly. Yeah,it's fair enough. I mean for me personally, even when when they everhave my sister, who's who was who sleep read, introduce you would sayI did that, that's the person or right, always running hot. SoI yeah, I'm not. That is your brain. Know that you've madeinto you, so who you are really and truly and just move on workwith that per per se. But just just wanted to like finish up things, because we get on a number of...

...things. Yeah, especially that high'sfor sure. He always see you in a red hat or whatever is.But for person's, let yourselves who who are. For young entrepreneurs, whatadvice would you really give, because I mean you did say that. Yeah, you have to keep going out it and something could pop off and onthe next day and whatever, honey, next day and never know what happenedbecause you don't know what the future holes in the water. Vice would yougive? Give to somebody that is no way going through coronavirus? Did mentionthis in my last podcast with nip with Ni key, but wild vice wouldyou give to somebody during this time who is looking to be a videographer ofphotographer, or even a rapper or a dancer? I don't know. Theygive this videos making it some pushit, but it got to if you chooseto where you choose to do gross. The way is you need to keephand when set. This is what I want to first round. What youwant to do? How will you make because there's nothing new anyway right now. How will you make yours different? And don't get caught up in Idon't know to start. Just start, because to try an Arrow you gettingover the art. This one was trash and cat again. This is alittle less trash or we we I rede we gain better that it. Yeah, it really goes. I don't. Don't focus on quantity either, justbecause because I tell people this should just because you shooting. I had apholl video, don't mean you have to put it out back at this beyou learning for yourself, because if somebody flooding the timeline or flooding whenever withgarbage. You just block and cutters. Nobody want to see that. andS means. So if every time I put out quality, it will bemore lately to to resonate, like how often can you can release a song? It's be hard. I mean it's look at it. Yeah, yeah, it's really it's really a quality of...

...a quantity thing, unless your quantityis hard and a high level. If you could push out quality quantity withquality, do you think? Yeah, yeah, as actually will I tryto do as well, because I mean I have already before this quarantine stuffand in my my ashual quarantine trending video, and wasn't ready putting on as much. And I just ask like kind of see things really true that youshould put I should put up to my as quality and as time is notquality in my eyes, I'm not going to put it out really and truly. So I mean, yeah, we're right. So, yeah, yes, beyond just able quality and I just put out quality of a Quinity,guys, and you don't need necessary just focus on putting not so much,because not a lot of person that are from Barbados and our only Barbadian Youtubesing not this quarantine and going on. Many persons that are just starting youtubeput on a lot of videos, but they're already thinking really and truly whatthey what to do really. But I do encourage a lot of persons toget into the Youtube and game, because bobby just hard. Like what myneighbor he started in two thousand and thirteen. There was like ten people, thebig music musicians and stuff. I don't their videos. They there wasno real competition or really anybody to really pick out and learn from really andtruly and know I'm really getting to the film aspect and recording stuff with crikingand what's not and turned to really engage a lot more person that are knowledgeablein this aspect. So yeah, that is good to learn from and youwatch some stuff that you're learning with color grading, because I got learn,I got really learn about that sort of stuff here some right, for sure. I feel I right now I got somebody that's correct and I'm creating.I got the best bike feelick is one of the best for sure. Idon't know many person in Bob we just that could color grade. I don'talready and truly, all right, so not even do do do what youdo really and truly. I mean there's some of the personally I have tostill take out on learn from any film and the street as well, butI don't know. And many persons I...

...really color great and many person thatcan do what you do really in June. So for sure, any, probablyabout the top ten. For sure. In Barbados, how you have billthere and it was interesting to even get you on your podcast to justhear what you have to say and just before a wrap things out it.Is there anything that you want to I don't know, plug at all.This is the time that you could plug anything, anything. Shut out tome, shut out to myself. So I get up to sleep in,remember to put it play, look for on Youtube. So hard put tellme that I pushed it too much. Don't make no sense when you gotone point for you k views. Not Enough. No, no, Iknow, no, you know. I keep pushing from more and more vieousfor sure. Anyways, I just want to say thank you for joining meon this way. It's a podcast. We are going to move on tosome hopefully bigger things. I have some many different things lend up for themoment I will say to subscribe to the channel, to sleep his channel onYoutube, chat him up on instagram. Links will all be in the descriptiondown below and just go click them subscribe. If you are new on to thischannel, hit the notification bell and I will see you guys for andnow they're video.

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