R.A.P. Ferreira Pursues Radical Balance Of Art And Commerce

Rising rap star and innovator R.A.P. Ferreira discusses the complexities of navigating the music industry and tackling the age-old question of staying true to one’s art while pursuing a successful. Continue reading

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The Game Warns Rappers To Reject ‘Slave Deals,” Stay Indie

Outspoken rapper The Game is warning his peers to avoid signing “slave deals” with record labels. “The labels sign young artists to slave deals & their only concern is how. Continue reading

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Jucee Froot Signs Joint Venture With Atlantic Records and Art@War

The traditional major label record deal is morphing as Memphis rapper Jucee Froot reminds with her new joint venture deal that includes major label Atlantic Records and indie Art@War via. Continue reading

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Post Malone’s Rise Through Entertainment Marketing

Who would have thought a scraggly-bearded 24- year old all the way from Grapevine, Texas would become one of the biggest hip-hop acts today? Born Austin Post but adopting the. Continue reading

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Grammys To Honor Dr. Dre For Trailblazing Production Work

Dr. Dre will be honored by the Recording Academy for his trailblazing production work.  Dre broke onto the music scene in the late 1980s as a co-founding member of groundbreaking. Continue reading

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Secret Services Interviews Eminem Over Anti-Trump Lyrics

Rapper Eminem was recently interviewed by the United States Secret Service over lyrics from the track “Framed” from his most recent album Revival.

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T-Pain Shares Truth About Most Cancelled Tours That Other Artists Try To Hide

Rapper T-Pain has cancelled his 1UP DLC and in a moment of candor on social media, revealed that low ticket sales were a key part of that decision.

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Bubba Sparxxx, Symphonic Partner To Launch Indie Label

Rappers Bubba Sparxxx and Alexander King have partnered with Symphonic Distribution to launch indie label 25/8 Entertainment. The first project is duo HellalujaH.

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20 Highest Paid Hip-Hop Stars 2019 [Forbes]

Kayne West finally beat Jay-Z to top this year's Forbes Top 20 Hip-Hop earnings chart despite the later's hit tour with Beyonce. Drake tounds out the top three.

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Public Enemy’s Technique For Cracking “Second Album Syndrome”

SAS or 'Second Album Syndrome' has become something of a phenomenon in the music business, with many artists struggling break new ground or successfully follow up a debut with an. Continue reading

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