In such a competitive industry, it is difficult for young artists to make a name for themselves. Many people see the music industry as a dog-eat-dog industry, and this often dissuades young talented artists from chasing their music dreams.
Alireza Ezazil, also known as Sogang is one musician who has defied the odds and achieved success at a very young age. His talent and passion for music have inspired other young artists to excel in the field. Alireza’s story is one of perseverance and dedication, and his growth in the music industry is sure to continue.
It is no news that you require more than talent to succeed in today’s music industry. You have to think outside the box and show the world that you are special. But what happens when the world won’t even give you a listening ear? Sogang is a prime example of an artist who has faced this challenge head-on.
Sogang is a musician, influencer, YouTuber, public figure, and Artist from Oman. He is a multi-talented prodigy whose portfolio is admired by everyone in and outside the industry. Alireza’s music has a unique and powerful message that often touches people’s hearts. At 18, Alireza has achieved more than many musicians twice his age because he was dedicated to improving his talents with constant learning and hard work.
“I started when I was 18 and like all young people, I wanted to have my own music, and it was always the sound of my music that was played at all parties. First, I started learning on the Internet, and later by studying and attending training classes. I got to the place I love, and today the same songs that help me get here are healing the soul of my audience,” Sogang shares.
Sogang: Inspiring Fellow Artists
One thing that sets Sogang apart in the music industry is not just his talents but how he has successfully managed the talents to grow in a short time. Sogang is a musician whose message, lifestyle, and music inspire other young artists to pursue their dreams.
Although Sogang always loved music from a young age, the budding superstar did not rush into the music scene like most upcoming artists. He started his career by showing his creative side in photography. In 2015, Sogang worked as a photographer who snapped pictures and made advertising videos for several companies.
“In 2015, I used to work as a company photographer who made photos and videos for adverts. These companies valued my creative sense and encouraged me to showcase my skill. In fact, I still work with a lot of them today,” Sogang says.
He took a step further in his career when he became an affiliate Content Creator on Twitch and YouTube. His channels focused on music, lifestyle, recreation, fashion, and vlogs. Today, Sogang boasts more than one million followers on Instagram and over 250,000 subscribers on YouTube.
In 2022, Sogang became the most viewed and liked content creator in Oman, with over 8 million views on YouTube and 7 million accounts reached per month on Instagram. All these accomplishments are remarkable for a young artist. Sogang truly is an inspiration to everyone around him.
“A lot of people say that I inspire them and I take those compliments seriously. I want to be the best role model I can be for young people who are trying to find their way in life. I hope my story and music can help them in some way,” Sogang says.
He further shares:
“The world is my inspiration. I only live once. I believe that we came to create something in this life. If you look around, you see the lips of the world with different colours and smells, this is something that can be felt. The world around me has been my biggest inspiration to date and If the people in it are saying that I inspire them, It gives me the drive to do more.”
What can young artists learn from Alireza Sogang?
Sogang has shown that it takes commitment, skills, hard work, and dedication to get to the top of the music industry. Although he is still growing, other young artists can learn to adopt the passion and dedication he puts into his craft.
First, other upcoming artists need to find their unique voices and sound. Sogang found his passion early on in his career when he started experimenting with photography and video making. He topped this by providing creative content on social media and YouTube.
Secondly, artists should always be learning and studying their craft. Sogang is always attending training sessions and learning from different professionals in the music industry. This helps him to improve his talents with constant learning and hard work.
Finally, they should be willing to accept failure and learn from it. Sogang has faced several failures in his career, but he never stopped trying. In fact, he used these failures to become better and improve his talents.
“I have faced a lot of failure in my life and music career, but I never stopped trying. Failing is not the end of the world. In fact, it can be a great opportunity to learn and become better. I hope young artists can learn from my story,” Sogang says.
Sogang is not only a musical prodigy but also an inspiration to all who listen to his music or know his story. With a commitment to continuous learning, Sogang is sure to reach greater heights in his music career. He is a role model for all young artists looking to make it in the competitive music industry.