Feb. 9, 2021

Instant TikTok Success and Finding Your Voice with Josh Harmon | Ep. 7

Instant TikTok Success and Finding Your Voice with Josh Harmon | Ep. 7

"When you really give all of yourself to something, you come out on the other side a better person."

Josh Harmon (@joshplaysdrums) is a musician and comedian who recently found success on TikTok through his Rhythms of Comedy series. He has amassed over one million followers and his videos have been viewed tens of millions of times, receiving encouragement from Hannibal Buress, Hannah Gadsby, Dan Levy, and Pete Holmes. His Ratatouille video has over 75 million views.


He's also an Associate Editor at TODAY.com.

Josh graduated from Amherst College in 2018 and was formerly an NBCUniversal Page.

In this episode:

(1:21) Josh’s remote performance on The Tonight Show

(8:50) Josh’s passion for performing and drumming

(35:38) How he came up with his Rhythms of Comedy series

(42:07) Why Josh makes sure to smile during his videos

(44:12) Why he takes breaks from social media

(51:33) Josh’s journey of viral success

(1:10:30) His advice to people thinking about making content

(1:15:22) Josh’s “GaryVee moment”

(1:54:37) Figuring out what he wanted to do for a career

You can follow Josh on social media:

YT: Josh Harmon

IG: josh_harmon_

TK: @joshplaysdrums

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Intro music created by Muscle Tough. IG: @muscletoughband

Josh Harmon

Musician and Comedian, Associate Editor at TODAY.com

Josh Harmon (@joshplaysdrums) is a musician and comedian who recently found success on TikTok through his Rhythms of Comedy series. He has amassed over one million followers and his videos have been viewed tens of millions of times, receiving encouragement from Hannibal Buress, Hannah Gadsby, Dan Levy, and Pete Holmes. His Ratatouille video has over 75 million views.