In case you've been living in a cave with a weak hotspot understand Spotify is pretty much dominating the streaming game. Details leaked to Digital News reported Spotify has crossed 150 million active users worldwide. At the end of July the platform officially crossed the 60 million mark.
The last episode of Cookies & Lemonade show, we reviewed a variety of music from artists who submitted their singles. For this particular episode we received quite a few submissions from artists that submitted to the last episode, and boy did they come ready! We had many supporters of the artists going crazy in the comment section! Everybody else tuned in to see hopefuls get served the freshest Cookies & Lemonade. We set up in our Production Studio at the legendary Patchwerk Recording Studio where numerous producers have come through to cook up some hot beats.
The month of August brought along another hard fought battle between our emcees from various places in the country to display their 32 bars at the legendary Patchwerk Recording Studios. The production from DvDX set the tone as our winner Yung Seldom took the crown. Watch below the performance and interviews with the young emcee!
We kicked off a new season of Cookies & Lemonade Online Music Review show in Studio 9000(A Room) to welcome our new host Jamear J! We reviewed a variety of music from artists who submitted their singles. From Country to R&B(yes it was that diverse!) and from singers to engineers, many viewers tuned in to see hopefuls get served the freshest Cookies & Lemonade.
Part of winning our Tight Thirty Two On Thurzdayz Emcee and Producer contest is assisting in raising awareness on the activities of our champions. Our producer of the month DvDX has issued a challenge to the music community. What talented emcee can deliver quality bars over his production? Is it you?
The fall season is rolling in but another month of heat is packed into our monthly staff playlist. What is keeping the crew motivated to crank out sonically superior records and add to the already legendary halls of Patchwerk Recording Studio? View the selection provided for both iTunes and Spotify by accessing the links below.
We are looking for a few entertaining individuals to join us for our fall programming of curated events empowering artist and musicians worldwide. Our candidates will have a genuine love of music and wanting to directly impact the community through our online shows. Our shows are simply dedicated to the music. How are you preparing yourself for the next step and who is documenting the journey? Maybe it's you.
The Plaque of the Month for July goes to the Brooklyn emcee Nas. Listed in many conversations as one of hip hop's greatest, Patchwerk Recording Studio's has the honor of saying we have werked on numerous projects including the July 15, 2008 release "Untitled." Amongst all the excitement of Jay Z releasing what some view as his most socially awoke album, you only need to look in your hip hop history books to realize Nasir Jones has tackled these issues for years.
The follow up to our Tight 32 Finale which took place back in January finally aired this past week on The Complex Network. The monthly contest united all the winners from 2016 and battled it out in Patchwerk Recording Studio's A Room called Studio 9000. Our Tight 32 engineer Latrez McClam loaded up each artist matched with producer to recite their 32 bars. Every artist was able to receive the tracks days in advance before the session so nothing but bars were being served.
On the daily I speak with several artist and musicians who say they are ready to elevate their career and be heard. There is no blueprint to the music business today but consistency is key. Creating a powerful network of individuals who are actually WERKING in the music industry can change everything. Every 1st Thursday of the month Patchwerk Recording Studios host an network and showcase event to assist the talent who understand this philosophy. We focus on four direct elements at all our events. LEARN|PROMOTE|NETWORK|PERFORM