Dawn Richards is a former group member of the major pop group Danity Kane formed by music mogul P Diddy. Dawn Richards is a one-woman show and force to be reckoned within the industry. She is a prime example of an artist that believes in themselves and nothing is holding them back from their dream. Danity Kane performed at Essence Festival for the first time in her hometown in New Orleans which she booked herself.

“I have no publicist, no manager. I have no team, I do everything on my own.” Richards stated. Richards talks about researching promoters in the top 5 cities that her fan base is based out of and how she would call the venues booking herself. Her shows would sell out and she would build relationships with the venues. She talks about the financial drain and competing with major artist when it comes to content.

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