There is nothing more exciting in life than seeing your dreams come true. More overwhelmingly so when these dreams come true at a young age. However, these dreams do not just come into being; you must pursue them. Leonardo Schlereth, known by his stage name Young Cardi, is an enthusiastic artist who is achieving his dreams at a young age.
Talented Young Cardi was born and raised in Monaco, the second smallest country in the world. Despite hailing from a small country, Young attests that great people can rise from the smallest places people tend to ignore. His passion for music began at a tender age, and he began making music at 16. Young Cardi has collaborated with celebrated artists such as Nafe Smallz and Yung Tory and aspires to do many more.
Making music becomes even more exciting when your target audience finds it resonates with what they are going through. For some, the power of music provides a temporary escape from life’s challenges. Though it might not be a total cure, it can be crucial in achieving mental wellness. Young Cardi says that his purpose for making music is for people to have something to help them escape their reality. He wants people to lose themselves in his music and forget about their problems when they listen to his songs, even if just for a little while. Additionally, through his music, he wants to show people that they are not alone and that we all go through similar problems.
Young Cardi has made a name for himself in the music industry and is certainly heading to great heights. At 20, he has achieved notable career highlights, such as featuring in the top 10 Spotify charts in Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago’s pulse charts. He has also featured in the top 10 Austrian iTunes Hip Hop Charts and the top 50 iTunes Hip-Hop charts in France. Moreover, he has amassed a vast audience, and his single “STARGAZING” ft. Nafe Smallz has over 1 million views on YouTube.
Despite rising to become a shining star in the music scene today, the beginning of Young Cardi’s career wasn’t smooth. Young Cardi has faced numerous challenges, but his biggest hurdle was at the start of his journey in the music industry. “Nobody believed in me at the start. I was on my own,” says Young Cardi. People did not take him seriously as a new face in the industry, but after a few releases and gaining some traction, things started to change, and he has been making his way to the top of the music industry.
Young Cardi wants to remind people not to give up. He wants people to know that no matter their situation, they must work hard and be persistent, and eventually, it will get better. He insists that if you hold on and be consistent in whatever you do, success will find you at the perfect time, and it will all be worth it in the end.
Young Cardi aspires to see his name alongside other great artists and do more collabs. His biggest goal is to see himself on the Billboard charts and sell out arena tours where he can perform his songs in front of all his fans. He is an artist with so much versatility and fresh, youthful, and impactful melodies. There is no doubt that Young Cardi is a force to be reckoned with in the music industry and is the next big thing to come out of Europe.