Recently, I got the chance to sit in on an interview session with recording artist Jonathan McReynolds. He discussed several interesting things regarding himself personally, and his career. He started out talking about how he grew up in the South Shore neighborhood in Chicago. He shared how he was exposed to several different artists across various genres, and one day he made a CD filled with music for his family for Christmas and the CD was heard by a pastor who was working out with another pastor from Chicago. His message quickly began to spread via word of mouth.
After Pastor John Hannah heard the CD, he began to play it on the air, and booked Jonathan to sing at his church. Jonathan was in college at the time, and the night he sung at Pastor John Hannah’s church he sold one thousand CDs at $10 making $10,000 in one night. That was enough for him to know that he should pursue singing more seriously. Not long after that Johnathan got a record deal.
This new journey has led to him meeting some amazing people that he never thought that he would meet such as…