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By Jennifer Chung
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NEW STRETCH GOAL: $20,000!

With your help, we were able to achieve our minimum goal of $10,000. The extra funds will help us create more promotional content like music videos. Please help us get there <3 Love y'all!

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It’s been a long time since I left you. Left you -- without a dope beat to step to.. Step to..

But in all seriousness:

The internet is a special place for me. I grew up singing and wasn't sure how far I could actually go, but after posting my first YouTube video in 2007 set me on this journey to connect with an audience all over the world.

This journey led me to create original work, record, and release my first full length album, “4 years & counting.." in 2011.

 

  

Most of those songs were written in college during my earlier YouTube content creator days. I had fallen in love, endured heartbreak, and was entering my early young adult life. It was a snapshot of what I learned then. I was able to also produce that album with the help of my former management company. I was an independent artist then also, but had a team to help make things possible in terms of fronting the money. I recouped the expenses in time, but was having a difficult time continuing my life as an artist.

I've been financially independent from my family since I was 17. 

Trying to survive in LA with college debt, working odd jobs and pursuing music was tough, to say the least. I was burnt out and uninspired. Since then, I had left my management company, was unsure of how I was going to make a living, spontaneously moved to Korea through another music opportunity, reconciled with my father after reuniting with him after 10 years, met my future husband on Instagram, got married, and moved to Atlanta. Life was insane. It was the course I needed to take to be ready to create again.

Why Now 6 years later?

The past 4 years (do you see a pattern here?) I’ve taken the time to get acclimated to a whole new world and culture. Trust me when I say that the South ain’t nothin’ like California. (This is a good thing.) I was also learning what it meant to be an outsider, wife, and challenged myself on a daily basis by getting out of my comfort zone. Although I wasn’t performing or uploading videos on YouTube regularly, these life experiences are what caused me to authentically create and have new things to share to my listeners. I’ve been able to befriend the ever so talented, Sam Ock, who is the producer of this album. It’s been such a blessing to work with him because I’ve always been a fan of his work, but also since we seem to be walking parallel paths as “newly” weds with our spouses, moving to a whole new city, and learning the pains and triumphs of adulting, and doing what we can to continue to create as we feel called to do.

What does the title "After All" mean?

Through the writing process, I was inspired to title this album “After All.” One of the songs on this mini-album is actually titled "After All of These Years" but it seemed fitting considering AFTER ALL this time I’ve finally been able to start working on a completely original project. And AFTER ALL this time, so many of you have stuck by me. And even when I wasn’t sure if I would be able to bring something into fruition musically again, I’m still singing AFTER ALL. :) I’m hoping that this album will be a collection of songs that many of you can relate to and be encouraged by. Though “4 years & counting..” was an album full of songs ignited by heartbreak and learning to triumph, “After All” is an album that was solidified in the process of healing. Heck yes. ADULTING!

THE PLAN

We’ve already recorded Demos for the songs and are putting finishing touches. We’re being incredibly ambitious to have this project mixed, mastered, and released by September [fingers crossed] in the US and October in Korea! I’ve contacted and linked with the artists to help me design my artwork and album art. I’m also creating merchandise this time around with your help!

THE MONEY

$10,000 is a lot of money. I don't take this goal lightly, but I do believe that we can do this together! The beauty of this Kickstarter is that as a result of supporting my mini-album, you're also supporting the other artists involved in making this happen. It's incredibly hard to make a living as an artist because people tend to undervalue your worth and your ability to create. My goal is to compensate these artists for their time and talent. The goal is a lined out budget for:

- Producing/Mixing
- Mastering
- Duplication
- Publishing
- Album Painting Artist: 1000day

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Graphic Design Artist: Jean Pyo Designs
- Merchandise Production: 2Ten Ink
- Promotional Content through Photography
- Music Video
- Kickstarter Fees and Cut

Any extra money we raise will ABSOLUTELY go back into the music. If we’re able to get further funding, this will help in terms of potentially hiring a PR firm that may assist me in getting some radio play, set up more shows or even a tour for this album in the US, and fly to Korea with a band to promote the album there.

Basically, the goal of $10,000 is the bare minimum it will take to make this mini-album release what it needs to hit the ground running.

I can't imagine how I'd do this without you.

“I can’t believe you’re here after all of these years.” I could not have gotten this far without you which is why my album is dedicated to YOU and each and every individual that has kept me going. Ever since I first started posting videos and folks would start leaving me encouraging comments and sharing my videos -- that’s really what started it all. Even if monetarily you’re not in a place to support financially, your word of mouth through social media (sharing this campaign through Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, or Instagram) makes all the difference!

Gratitude

This album is built upon the foundation of giving thanks and credit where it’s due. I plan on calling every backer residing in the US, no matter the backing amount to say THANK YOU. Yes, a real phone call! I want to let you know how much it means to me that you’re in it with me through this journey. If you're an International Backer, I'll be sure to write a personal email to thank you!

Thank you again.

Feel free to connect with me here:

http://jenniferchung.com

http://facebook.com/jenniferjchung

http://instagram.com/jenniferjchung

http://twitter.com/jenniferjchung

Risks and challenges

In Kickstarter, you either make your goal or you receive none of the funds raised. Without making goal, we will not be able to produce physical copies of this mini-album or merchandise. It will also be incredibly difficult for me to compensate the other artists involved what they deserve up immediately.

Another setback could be the post-production schedule of mastering, design/packaging and duplication + any complications the merchandise printers may run into.

Kickstarter also does not charge cards until the deadline date so if credit card numbers change, decline, or folks are unable to fulfill the Kickstarter rewards, this can definitely skew the numbers we see. Please email jenniferchungmusic@gmail.com if you have any complications with this and I will get back to you ASAP!

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    Covenant Cables XLR cable

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    Coffee w/Jennifer + Surprise Guest

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    Have an hour online hangout with me and my husband Joules! Joules is a rapper, producer, videographer, and besides music, I also work as a social media strategist. Let's just hang out talking about what you are working on and we're happy to answer any questions about your goals and what you want to accomplish + other rewards listed!

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    Cover Song of Your Choice

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    Jennifer as a Featured Vocalist

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    Write You a Song

    Have you always wanted a song written about your, inspired by you, or have a song written for somebody you care about? Let's hop on a call and talk about it. I'll write a song that encompasses your story and let you choose the title of it.

    **IMPORTANT** Though I'll send you the recording first, I will reserve all copyrights -- writing/publishing credits, and you will not be able to redistribute or exploit the track.

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    Creative Visual Executive Producer

    You'll be listed as the Creative Visual Producer in the "After All" album + credited in any music videos that are able to get funded from this Kickstarter campaign + I'd also love to have a "coffee meeting" with you in ATL (coffee on me but travel and lodge not included!) + other rewards!

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    Executive Producer Credit

    YOU BACKED THE WHOLE GOAL. You will get credit as the Executive Producer on the mini-album "After All" + any music videos able to be produced through this Kickstarter Campaign!

    *If you're a US Backer* we will take care of your flight to Atlanta.
    *If you're an International Backer* you'll have to take care of your own flight to Atlanta.

    We'll take care of your one night stay, show you around Atlanta and what Southern Hospitality is all about! Thank you so much! + other rewards listed.

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