Category Archive: The Business

Young Money: evolution or downfall

by

I wrote an article for the Omen Agency’s WhatItBeWorld blog about the observations that I made in the media in reference to the status of the most popular Young Money affiliates. Young Money… Continue reading

The State of the Music Conference

by

*reposted from August 11, 2012. Thought it was still VERY relevant. As an independent artist going through a journey just like so many others, I find it not only necessary , but gratifying to learn… Continue reading

Will Drake’s ‘Nothing Was the Same’ album leak affect his album sales? (Poll)

by

Drake had Twitter and the blogs on fire today after his album, Nothing Was The Same leaked late last night.  Whether you’ve heard it or not, weigh in below. Do you think the… Continue reading

Getting Independent Success using Mainstream Tactics

by

This article isn’t to discourage anyone from following their dreams, but to help guide any artist to a more realistic approach about their music careers. Many people want to create an organic following,… Continue reading

5 things to do at every Music Conference

by

Many of our annual hip hop industry events will be hitting Atlanta this month, and with thousands of people all vying for the attention of the big name in the room, I believe… Continue reading

Introducing and Analyzing: Rochelle Hot 16

by

Check out Rochelle Hot 16, an emerging female rapper out of Atlanta. I’ve met Rochelle about 3 years ago when she performed at my first (and last) music event at this venue. (I won’t… Continue reading

Public Relations Career Tips: Power Plug PR 2013

by

I attended The Garner Circle’s Power Plug PR conference at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.  While directed toward aspiring public relations specialist and publicists, all of this information is viable towards anyone building their brand. With… Continue reading