Resources

Sound Exchange
SoundExchange is the non-profit performance rights organization that collects statutory royalties from satellite radio (such as SIRIUS XM), internet radio, cable TV music channels and similar platforms for streaming sound recordings. The Copyright Royalty Board, which is appointed by The U.S. Library of Congress, has entrusted SoundExchange as the sole entity in the United States to collect and distribute these digital performance royalties on behalf of featured recording artists, master rights owners (like record labels), and independent artists who record and own their masters.

Future Of Music
Future of Music Coalition is a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure a diverse musical culture where artists flourish, are compensated fairly for their work, and where fans can find the music they want.

Tune Core
TuneCore is the world’s leading digital distributor for online content. We work with many digital music retailers like iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody, and more to sell your music online in their stores/services. You get 100% of the money that your music earns from sales in the digital stores/services. TuneCore takes nothing of your sales!

My Music Exec
My Music Exec is a music business consulting company that focuses on educating aspiring artists, songwriters and producers who are interested in starting a career in the music industry.

Urban Cusp
Urban Cusp is a cutting-edge life.style magazine highlighting progressive urban culture, faith, social change, and global awareness.

I Mix What I Like
Dr. Jared A. Ball is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Morgan State University where his research interests include the interaction between colonialism, mass media theory and history, as well as, the development of alternative/underground journalism and cultural expression as mechanisms of social movements and political organization.

Wendy Day
Wendy Day has been building and consulting successful independent record labels since 1992. While all of them have made money selling music, many have gone on to become the most successful labels in the music industry. Wendy has also played a role in the careers of some of the most successful artists.

Itchy House Films
Jay Rodriguez Jr. is a self-taught filmmaker who founded Itchy House Films in 2005. That same year, Jay won Best Comedy Cinematographer for his work in “Brain Storm” at the annual Movie Making Madness Short Film Competition.
Rock Davis is a Newark native who has quickly made himself a name as the go-to guy for all music video projects. A graduate from New Jersey City University, Rock frequents his Alma Mater to speak about his profession and inspire students to be creative.

Publishing Shack
Publishing Shack is a creative agency specializing in website development, graphic design, specialty publishing and distribution services. We also provide high-quality offset printing for hundreds of products.

M3PA Assistant Services
M3PA Services is a Social Media Specialist that will establish your brand with customers and fans. Posting and replying is no longer enough. A complete strategy is needed to stand above the crowd.