The Business Of Music

Songwriters and Producers,  Houston’s own multiplatinum, GRAMMY nominated songwriter Tami LaTrell will be a guest speaker tomorrow Wednesday Feb. 3rd for the “Protecting Your Assets & Collecting Your Royalties” panel alongside the prestigious Attorney Ricky Anderson and Dedra Davis, ESQ!  This seminar is FREE and open to the public!  When: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 5PM […]

Music manager and executive Mathew Knowles was on The Madd Hatta Morning Show to promote the Spring Board South festival and addressed the rumored Destiny’s Child tour. He feels they will reunite soon, and maybe do a possible movie! He also shares insight for independent artists on the music business today.  “in the age of the internet now, you don’t need a […]

A Saturday story by TMZ reports a California judge has shut down a sound engineer’s lawsuit against Jay Z based on claims he was the…

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I had a chance to talk to singer-songwriter, business woman, and reality star of Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kandi Burruss. Burruss discusses her experiences in the music business, being a reality show star, and her upcoming event here in Houston. Burruss also squashes the alleged Claudia Jordan spin-off show and confirms her own spin-off show with her and […]

by @internationalo There are artist in this industry, no matter the genre, that feel like they are not getting their just-do. In some cases, it is political, and in some cases it’s not. There are some possibilities that may result in you not getting an opportunity, like burning bridges, them not being interested in your […]

By @internationalo  There are times where you as an artist reaches out to an industry professional for an opportunity. Most times the usual answer you would get is “You got to get hot in the streets”. What doesn’t happen at times is that person tells you how to “Get Hot”. Why don’t they tell you? […]

Written By @internationalo  I posted an article from hypebot about Garth Brooks releasing an digital album and creating his won social media site . After reading that article, it got me to thinking. Will there be more artist to follow this D2F (Direct To Fan) Model? In 2009, I created my own platform through NING. I built our own […]

By: @internationalo I was asked a question from an Austin, Tx Rapper J Soulja ( @SouljaMontana_ ) about paid for features. At what point in your career do you begin charging for features? And how much should you charge? There is no particular metric scale, or guide that determines what you should charge, and at […]

By: @internationalo At what point in your career do you start getting paid shows? You have artists who actually have built a following, and does have a draw, and you have some who have great music, online following but no draw. A lot of artists have an issue with selling a ticket to their own […]

Via: Hiphopwired.com According to Hiphopwired.com Eminem has became the second Best-Selling male artist ever.  Garth Brooks currently holds the number one spot.  I guess you could say he really is a “Rap God” LOL. Click Here To Read More

(THEBOXHOUSTON.com) — West coast rapper Sage The Gemini made the girls shake it “like a red nose” at the Box Car Show and shared with Qui West a few secrets to his recent success! Get The Latest Music and Entertainment News On Your Phone Check out the interview below and find out also who his […]

  Nate “Danja” Hills has dominated the pop charts and dance floors with his infectious sound for almost a decade. The Virginia native has crafted…