According to new wave rapper Octavian, the tipping point is your mindset. “The only thing you have to fight is the fear of failure,” he says. The 24-year-old Londoner is his own testimony. Octavian was homeless and sofa surfing around London when he released the aspirational track Party Here in 2017. Rap behemoth Drake was filmed singing along to it at a Golden Globes afterparty, and suddenly a whole new audience was introduced to the emerging UK artist. Since then, Octavian has built a reputable name for himself in British Rap.
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There’s a fine line between dreamers who achieve their goals and dreamers who keep destiny on the back burner.
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