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Pia Mia - Renaissance Woman for A New Generation

Musician, Entrepreneur, Author, Actor, AI and Social Media Aficionado

Social Media Savvy Businessperson

Approaching a staggering 1 Billion YouTube views, 780 million TikTok views, 10 million Instagram followers, 2.5 million monthly Spotify listeners with a 77% conversion rate, Pia Mia's reach is undeniable. 

Big numbers for the woman from Guam who came to LA as a 13-year-old girl.

Her music and creativity resonate with millions.

Since arriving in California, she has collaborated on a multi-platinum record, acted in feature films, developed a branding entity and, within the last two weeks, released her first book.


A Cappella not Autotune

In an era of Autotune and AI voice generators, the ability to sing a cappella and unaided is ever more impressive. Make sure to get to the 00:37 mark.

Episode Notes

00:15 - Introduction
01:15 - Book Release
02:15 - From Guam to Hollywood via Urth Cafe
07:00- A Drake Cover, Kanye and Dinner
15:55 - Publishing vs Music Industry
19:00 - SAND, Sequins, and Silicone - a reading
22:00 - Anna Todd, After, Wattpadd
23:00 - Branding and Social Media
25:50 - Spotify engagement, TikTok, Instagram Live and YouTube
31:05 - A Multi-Platinum Story
35:30 - Helpful Business Tips From Pia Mia

Sand, Sequins & Silicone

Released May 14, 2024 by publisher Frayed Pages x Wattpad Books. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and other major retailers.

Mentioned in the Episode

Madonna Names Pia Mia as Material Girl’s Fashion Director

Pia Mia Went Viral Covering Drake

Wattpad - The world's largest storytelling community

Anna Todd (writer/producer/influencer) is the New York Times best-selling author


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Renaissance woman - noun - a woman who has acquired profound knowledge or proficiency in more than one field.

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Tom Levine, leveraging a 25-year tenure in capital markets, leads Zero Hour Group and Native Angelino Real Estate, offering a suite of consulting, strategic analysis, and real estate services.

An alumnus of USC Marshall School of Business and the Claremont Colleges - Pitzer College campus with a term at the London School of Economics. Additionally, he holds a CADRE broker's license (#02052698) and the designation certified Short Sale Specialist under the National Association of Realtors.

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Native Angelino with Tom Levine
Native Angelino with Tom Levine
From a vantage point within sight of the Hollywood Sign, seated beneath a palm tree. Tom Levine takes you on a twisted, exploratory tour of popular thought, the upside-down theories of classical economics, politics and other strange things.
Tom talks all things Los Angeles, bright new ideas and complex topics of interest to creative thinkers and discerning skeptics.
L.A. locals state with pride, "You can surf in the morning and ski in the afternoon". Well, if you get a really early start, it's true. Sometimes.
Los Angeles is the City of the Angels and Tom Levine is a Native Angelino.