“I said 12, they show up at 6”, Usain Bolt highlights tough attitude in music industry



Usain Bolt, the Olympic legend, shines everywhere he goes. Bolt has just released his new music album, and he’s already on top as he was before in the field. After ending his athletic career, Bolt invested his time and effort into his passion for music.


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Bolt won a record 8 gold medals at the Olympics. Notably, he still holds the world record for the 100m and 200m events, which he set in 2009. The Unstoppable Bolt also tops the music industry charts, like his new album. ‘Yutes Country’ is at the top of the reggae charts of iTunes. However, it was no fun for the legend to enter a new industry.

“It’s hard”, Usain Bolt talks about his experience in the music industry


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Bolt is perhaps the most famous athlete in the world. Even if someone is not a fan of athletics, they know Usain Bolt and his blazing speed. Entered the music industry, he collaborated with his best friend and manager, NJ Walker, for his album, ‘Yutes Country’.

In a conversation with Grammy.com, he revealed why he collaborated with his best friend on his album. Bolt pointed out that it was difficult to get people to come and record.

“It’s difficult, it’s something I learned. This is one of the main reasons I made the first album with mostly just my friend. It’s hard to get my people to record. I said 12 o’clock, they arrive at 6 o’clock. They want to record for two hours and go. I said you know what, let’s do that first and then we can start putting things together in a few years for a clean and different album. noted.

Music is in the DNA of Olympic legend


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Usain Bolt had no plans to become a music producer, but he always had a passion for music. Athletes and music have a strong connection because it is relaxing and even therapeutic for athletes.

BEIJING, CHINA – AUG 27: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning gold in the men’s 200 meters final on day six of the 15th IAAF World Athletics Championships Beijing 2015 at Beijing National Stadium on August 27, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Ian Walton / Getty Images)

Usain Bolt is often seen dancing and singing. Even during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, he was seen celebrating the Jamaican women’s team’s success in track and field. Bolt even said:music has always been part of my DNA.


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Even after the challenges and obstacles, Bolt’s new music album is doing well. Usain now has his eyes on the prestigious Grammy Awards.


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