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The Hip Hop Ghostwriter And Why Rappers Need Them

There was a time when rappers could straddle the dual roles of writer and rapper. That day went the way of typewriters, Kodak cameras and dinosaurs. These each had a single thing that brought about their demise. It was the advent of something better, not keeping up with the shift…

Willfully Deciding to Be a Starving Artist is Really Stupid

Having a skill or hobby through which you can make money can bring independence and a financial flow that comes directly into your hands. Say enough with being a starving artist while being your own boss as you showcase your craft can come with many collateral effects. But the truth…

A Musician Must Have A Website To Have Credibility On The Internet

Got Reverbnation? Yes. Got Soundcloud? Yes. Got Twitter? Yes. Got Facebook? Yes. Got Instagram? Yes. Got every other social network? Yeah, of course. OK, all of that is great, but if you’re a musician who wants to be taken seriously online, you need to have your OWN website. No two…

Top 3 Things Lazy Indie Artists Don’t Do

Being an indie artist means taking a lot of time beyond just your creative work for promotion. The modern tools that surround us can allow us to have great success in creating our own career with our passions, but it takes self-motivation to learn how to use those tools correctly….

Indie Artist Dumb Question: Why Am I Marketing My Own Music?

If you’re like most indie artists, you’re probably in a constant struggle with your social media profiles and internet marking tactics to find new fans or clients and build your brand. You may feel like you’re swimming in dirty water where you really can’t see but a few inches in…

Why Local Musicians Stay Local and Never Make It

Right now there are millions of talented individuals that are playing music and thinking to themselves that they’ve “made it.” In fact, you may know a few people like this, as they’ll be quick to talk shit about how amazing they are and may even have a small following in…

Rappers Need to STOP Being Afraid to Make Money!

I hate to pick on rappers, but let’s be real; even though rappers brag about all the money they have, the truth is A LOT of them don’t have money like that.  Ladies and gents, most of these rappers aren’t “making it rain.” While a lot of musicians are broke and are…

Your Music Might Be Great, But YOU Suck!

Let’s be real… EVERYBODY and their mother and grandmother does music.  Everyone’s a musician.  Everyone’s a producer.  Everyone is a CEO of a record label.  Everyone is everything and a bag of chips.  Everyone who does music thinks that their music is the best and they’re the best thing since…

Market and Promote Your Music While You’re Sleeping

I know that’s a crazy title but the crazy part is you really could market and promote your music while you’re sleeping. To make a short story short, all musicians, especially indie musicians need to be promoting their music 24/7. You’re only one person (or group) and you only have so…

Why Artists Need to Be Blogging

Whether it be video blogging and/or blogging through your website, as an artist it is crucial nowadays to post blogs. People are online a lot and with so many blogs sites out there, people are constantly reading blogs. Blogs are the new newspaper/magazine/journal/diary. People refer to blogs for info, advice,…