Long gone are the days of the million dollar advances. The music industry is now a singles driven monopoly.
Make sure the artist has a strong local following from perpetuating a self-destructive narrative and the charisma to make self-destruction seem appealing.
This music is killing us, it’s rotting us, but it makes money. That’s the system we live in. That goes for any industry.”
When corporations learned of a generation of impressionable and unprotected youths, they saw a business opportunity, and they took advantage of it.
J Cole is true to hip-hop with this performance of "Be Free" on David Letterman.
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According to a study by major label organization IFPI, breaking a new artist requires at least $500,000.
The following are “The 12 Steps for Hip Hop Recovery,” and they are a set of concepts that can address what ails hip hop culture....