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Jordan Cordel On Why He Gave Up On Los Angeles

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Will he still be performing at the BET Awards? In an exclusive interview with newly named Icon City Austin correspondent Austin Vela of the aptly titled "Austin Show", the unsigned R&B crooner reflects on how his musical career is flourishing better in Austin, Texas than it did in L.A. Jordan cited ever-increasing rent and gas prices as a motivating factor. Like many independent artists, Los Angeles's high cost of living forces many to choose between creativity and survival. The self-assured singer is not going to let that stop him tho. According to Jordan, he's going to be performing at the BET Awards as part of a competition called "Who's Gonna Make It". Now, this is before the pandemic so who knows what the future holds. Content pieces like this article are produced by Icon City producers around the world. Our motto is inclusive urban entertainment. (We thought about adding “current events'' but decided against it since we believe entertainment can and should be informative. Our mission is to provide visibility to thought leaders of marginalized communities as well as to provide commentary from the point of view of those same audiences on the trending topics of the day.