[MUSIC 101] DO I NEED A MUSIC MENTOR?

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Finding Music Mentors   Music mentors can assist with a wide variety of things including songwriting, performance, marketing, recording, and business matters. The world of music can be a very frustrating place on your own, especially if you’re a beginner. People tend to gain more knowledge and experience in any field with the help of another person. No matter where you … Read more

Opinion: Honesty Is The Key To Musical Success

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DJ Rico Banks aka Rico Panacea is an American DJ, Producer, Author and Online Columnist. His published album reviews and editorial work have been featured on the now defunct websites WordofSouth.com & HipHopGalaxy.com.
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  Opinion: Honesty Is The Key To Musical Success Production, songwriting & commercial appeal all separate musicians. A shot clock is placed on an artists career from the moment they decide on their artist name. The path isn’t always clear, but I would like to think they always are equipped with passion. A passion to make their lives better & … Read more

Opinion: 4:44 – Jay-Z’s First True Independent Album

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Opinion: 4:44 – Jay-Z’s First True Independent Album By: DJ Rico Banks The Album 4:44 is one of Jay-Z’s best albums to date! The production is stellar, lyrics are superb & the concept is fresh. His timing couldn’t have been better. This is the minimalist Jay-Z at his best. We have seen Jay-Z live the life of a truly modest … Read more

[MUSIC 101] Is YouTube Monetization And Exclusivity Right For You?

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What it means to have a Single Entity working on behalf of your Music   Here we examine the issue of exclusivity in the world of music and rights management, and what it means to have a single entity working on behalf of your music, whether it’s sync-licensing, retail distribution, or monetization on platforms such as YouTube. YouTube acts in … Read more

[MUSIC 101] New Soundcloud Update Generates $ for Artists

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Learn about important changes from Soundcloud Soundcloud recently updated its business model to incorporate subscription tiers. It’s important to understand that the platform is beginning to behave like a streaming store, such as Spotify or Deezer, at least operationally. ONErpm can deliver and monetizes audio streams on Soundcloud for you. Our job begins when an artist selects Soundcloud as a … Read more

[MUSIC 101] Read Why Major Labels Oppose Artists’ Rights

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Major Labels Oppose “Moral Rights” That Guarantee Artists Recording Credits (A Right They Have In Most Other Countries) Ever since the 1928 Berne Convention, almost every developed country on earth guarantees that when an artist records a song, is in a photo or video or writes a blog post, they are guaranteed recognition in the form of a credit. It’s … Read more

[MUSIC 101] Read How Much are Major Record Labels Earning A Minute From Streaming

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Record Labels are cashing in on Streaming Services   While many remain dubious regarding revenue from streaming, a recent study from Music Business Worldwide shows that major record labels are actually pulling in roughly $9000 a minute from streaming services. This is a number that looks to be on the rise very soon.   For those that said that streaming … Read more

[MUSIC 101] Can Independent Artists Survive In a Streaming Industry?

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If streaming is taking over the music industry, where do Independent Artists fit in?   Last year, Bandcamp announced that they’ve paid out $150 million to independent artists in the past 8 years. This year, Bandcamp followed up with even better news for indie artists. According to a post on the company’s blog, Bandcamp digital albums sales grew 20%, tracks … Read more

[MUSIC 101] How To Get Music On Spotify

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Artist make sure your music is available on Spotify     Anyone working in music industry promotion has doubtless tried to figure out how to get their music on a Spotify playlist, and while it’s not as simple as most would like, there are certain steps you can and should take to increase the likelihood of earning a coveted playlist … Read more

[MUSIC 101]Read The Reason Why Most Artists Are Broke

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The Reason Why Most Artists Are Broke should be alarming Most recording artists will never make any money from their music. It does not matter if they live in recording studios, and they make great songs. Can They At Least Make A Few Dollars??? They will not make one cent from their music. The funny thing is that their albums, images, attitudes and work ethics are not the … Read more

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