Knowing how to properly promote and market your music to media is essential in the music business. We sat down with journalist, radio personality, and senior editor at HipHopWired Maurice Garland on ways to effectively market your music to media outlets. Garland got his start as a journalist while attending school at Fort Valley State University where he ran the college radio station and contributed writing to the school newspaper. His hard work and networking led him to be introduced to the founder of Rolling Out Magazine, Munson Steed where his career began to flourish.
Another month of That Tight Thirty Two On Thurzdayz contest concludes and a new winner is crowned. We had 15 emcees give it a shot and we are proud to announce Russian Rullet as the victor. The production provided by our producers of the month Team MFN. This competition is for emcees so pay attention to the delivery, bars, and overall flow as we are very critical on the entries. Congrats Russian Rullet!
Have you used the services of Patchwerk Recording Studios over the last 20 years? You can again rock the brand that is known for hits based in Atlanta, Georgia. The house of Sonically Superior Sound has two tees available for purchase in either black or white.
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Once upon a time Drake and Future didn't see eye to eye and now they are teaming up for another summer tour. Fresh off the release of "Views" which was released at midnight this past Thursday. The SUMMER SIXTEEN TOUR kicks off July 20th at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX running up until September 17th in Vancouver.
It has been more than two years since Kesha released a record. Due to her ongoing battle with Dr.Luke the artist has been prevented from conducting any actual recording. In an age where statuses and post can be forgotten within seconds of scrolling through a social media timeline, Kesha's team realize how important it is to stay active. Fans will be thrilled to hear the new track produced by Zedd titled "True Colors."
Looks like Aziz Ansari and Eric Wareheim did Kanye West a favor by shooting a spoof tribute to The Life of Pablo track titled 'Famous' now labeled the official video.
As tour season kicks off for numerous artist and groups you can look for IDMonline to keep your calendar filled. The R&B/electronica/hip hop duo consisting of the American rapper/singer Phonte and the Dutch record producer Nicolay better known as The Foreign Exchange hit the road next month. Check and see if Tales From The Land of Milk And Honey is hitting your city.
Mark Beyoncé down again to top the chart with her latest release, Lemonade. The projected numbers have her set to sell around 500k albums, 900 tracks and generate up to 45 million streams. Believe it or not those sale numbers represent a 19% decline over her previous first week with album titled Beyoncé.
The new video for Detroit's own J.Dilla and Nas 'The Sickness' is exactly what the song title explains. Listening to the track if you are a fan of Dilla only makes you imagine what could have been amazing collaborations with Nasir Jones. The Diary is a collection of Dilla's vocal performances over his production and that of other producers, such as Madlib, Pete Rock, Nottz, Hi-Tek and Karriem Riggins among others.
Rico Brooks, manager for super producers Sonny Digital and Metro Boomin stopped by Patchwerk Recording Studios to drop some knowledge on being a manager in the music industry. He spent years working his way up the rankings from being a clerk at a Greenbriar Mall Record store and working at Block Entertainment to being the CEO of Adella Thomas Management.