When you have the opportunity to ask some of the most interesting people in the world about their lives, sometimes the most fascinating answers come from the simplest questions. The Thrive Questionnaire is an ongoing series that gives an intimate look inside the lives of some of the world’s most successful people.

Aakash Kumar Jha: Where are you from?
EyeOnEyez: New York

Aakash Kumar Jha: Tell us an inspirational moment from your childhood.
EyeOnEyez: When I realize that I had a love for music. Specifically jazz music. I am a musician first. I love the guitar

Aakash Kumar Jha: What lead you to this career path?
EyeOnEyez: I really love playing instruments. My love for music as a musician allowed me to transition into production

Aakash Kumar Jha: What do are some of the challenges you face?
EyeOnEyez: Music isn’t lucrative until you make it. Music is political. It’s not always about talent or money it’s a lot about building the right relationships.. which takes time. We all have to wait our turn

Aakash Kumar Jha: Who and what are your biggest influences/inspiration.?
EyeOnEyez: I would say my followers that really support me and believe in my craft

Aakash Kumar Jha: What do you consider to be your biggest accomplishment?
EyeOnEyez: My biggest accomplishment so far is being able to do what I love and actually being able to share my talent with the world

Aakash Kumar Jha: What is your most recent project?
EyeOnEyez: My New EP Greed and Mystery

Aakash Kumar Jha: What are some of your other passions?
EyeOnEyez: I am a businessman. I love to create new ways to help people in whatever way I can

Aakash Kumar Jha: What is next on the horizon for you?
EyeOnEyez: I have songs coming with other artists. I’m excited to share with the world