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5 Invaluable Lessons Learned While Becoming a Professional Songwriter

By Spree Wilson | Posted January 16, 2018
Professionalism in songwriting doesn’t come with a stamp or certificate telling you that you’ve made it from amateur to pro. Just ask Spree Wilson.

Do Rap Fans Still Want Punchlines in 2018?

By Hershal Pandya | Posted January 16, 2018
"If the goal of punchlines is indeed to subvert audience expectations, then perhaps the best way to do this in 2018 is to skip them altogether."
Tags: Opinion

Young Thug Releases “MLK” in Honor of the Civil Rights Icon: Listen

By Brendan V | Posted January 15, 2018
“I pray to God I die in my sleep / I pray my deaf brother don’t run into the police."

Russ on Passing 1.1 Billion Spotify Streams: “A Trillion is Possible”

By DJ Z | Posted January 15, 2018
"I wrote, produced, mixed, mastered, and engineered one billion streams on Spotify."

A$AP Rocky’s Debut Album ‘LONG.LIVE.A$AP’ is “Suddenly” Five Years Old

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted January 15, 2018
Half a decade after his debut, Rocky has come to embody the definition of hip-hop: he is a mogul, a fashion icon, a sound pioneer, and a true spitter.

Jay Rock to Release New Album Through TDE and Interscope

By DJ Z | Posted January 15, 2018
Jay Rock's next album will include the assistance of a major label.
Tags: Jay Rock, Brief

Patience, Tragedy & 51 Seconds: The Four-Year Journey of Eminem’s “Revival (Interlude)”

By Yoh | Posted January 15, 2018
Sometimes you’ll be the hit single, sometimes you’ll just be an interlude. Often for producers, uncertainty is the only certainty.

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