Make challenging music and they sleep on it. Make easy listening and they call it cheesy. Conclusion: Most people hate their lives.
No matter how much we want the finer things, popularity has always been the least accurate metric when measuring value in art.
There's a thin line between an innovator and a hater. Innovators provide solutions to replace the things they hate.
Everybody acts like music is subjective and there's no levels to it. You might like soggy toast, but don't tell me it's masterful cooking.
20 years from now do you think people will remember how many retweets & likes you got?