Entries tagged with "Music Industry"

It Took 6LACK 8 Years to Make Any “Real Money” in Music

By DJ Z | Posted October 19, 2017
Overnight success is a music industry myth.

“You Don’t Have Any Hits”: Mike WiLL Recalls 2012 Meeting with Warner Exec

By DJ Z | Posted October 18, 2017
Mike WiLL produced three Platinum-certified hits that same year.

Metro Boomin Warns Producers: Don’t Let Atlantic Records “Steal Your Soul”

By DJ Z | Posted October 18, 2017
Metro Boomin doesn't trust Atlantic Records.

How One Major Label Executive Is Discovering & Developing New Artists

By DJ Z | Posted October 16, 2017
"Too many of today's 'artists' focus on socials instead of music."

This GRAMMY-Winning Producer Has Earned Less than $3,000 from 393 Million YouTube Streams

By DJ Z | Posted October 6, 2017
Another installment of depressing royalty earnings from streaming.

An Artist Wants to Know If It’s Necessary to Perform Live Before Gaining a Fanbase

By DJ Z | Posted September 26, 2017
We asked veteran emcees PROF and Sadistik, and Soulection producer/DJ AbJo, for the answer.

12-Year-Old Viral Rapper Matt Ox Signs With Warner Bros. Because Money

By DJ Z | Posted September 21, 2017
The Ox is being milked.

RCA Records VP of A&R on A&Rs: “They Don’t Matter”

By DJ Z | Posted September 14, 2017
"The most important connection in the music industry is between the artist and the fan."

Republic Records Claims They “Break New Artists”—But Do They?

By Andy James | Posted August 28, 2017
Republic Records may have been crowned the top label of 2016, but not because they “broke” new artists.

Childish Gambino’s Label Head Credits RapCaviar for “Redbone” Radio Success

By DJ Z | Posted August 15, 2017
"Radio stations picked up on that—'If RapCaviar can play it, then I can.'"
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