- Emerson's start, growing up on the Jersey Shore
- his time in LA, including living in a car and working two jobs while getting Tonic together
- how he got his first record deal
- being a broke musician with a big hit on the radio and what it was like to get his first big check
- connecting with fans via social media
- being managed by music industry legend, Irving Azoff
- his work ethic and advice for songwriters
For those not on the podcast...