Spectacular Smith is known as one of the "Top Marketing Gurus To Watch" by HuffPost, ranks among the "Top 5 Most Influential Entrepreneurs in Tech & Music" and is honored as the "Innovator Of The Year" by Black Enterprise.
With John Henry of Cofound Harlem, and Harlem Capital Partners
It’s no surprise that he is named the “Greatest and Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs” by Inc. He reached worldwide success with the rap group Pretty Ricky which he formed with his brothers.
Intrigued by the business possibilities of social media, he turned Pretty Ricky’s Facebook page into his personal experiment to learn how to build a following.
He then turned his social media expertise to become the founder and CEO of Adwizar, the dominant social media brand in the urban music space. The company now deals with major brands and corporations, athletes, merchandising deals, and more.
In this podcast, Spectacular shares his journey as he transitioned from rockstar musician to running a flourishing business. He also shares his expertise on creating viral content and growing a social media following. His knowledge about selling to people and helping clients to achieve their vision demonstrates how well he has mastered his people skills.
Adwizar was named #262 of Inc 5000’s List of Fastest Growing Companies in America with 1,600% growth in 3 years. It was featured in Forbes for its innovative methods, and has no ceiling on its growth.
After conquering the worlds of music, social media, and publishing, the world is waiting to see what Spectacular does next.
In this episode you’ll learn:
Dan Lok: Welcome to another episode of Dan Lok show. Today we are in actually New York City, and I’m with John Henry. Now John not only is an entrepreneur, but also a real estate investor as well as owns a venture capital company.
John Henry: That’s right.
Dan Lok: Now before we even talk about John’s story, I want to talk a little bit about this space.
John Henry: Let’s talk about it.
Dan Lok: Let’s talk about this space. Like what makes this space, co-working space, so special?
John Henry: First things first, thank you for having me on.
Dan Lok: Welcome man, welcome.
John Henry: Appreciate you. And look, what makes this space special is this is the proof right here. Like you’re on a one day trip, you came, you interviewed with Faiza, this content, that content lined up. We connected and it’s central in the city, a lotta energy here, there’s six floors.
Dan Lok: You can feel the entrepreneurial spirit.
John Henry: That’s right.
Dan Lok: The minute you walk in you can feel the hustling.