Normani in the studio

Something that I want to touch base on today is the importance of recording demos for your upcoming project. A demo will help you craft ideas that you can always go back to. They can also be presented to people that may help you develop the idea and it's always…


As you can probably guess the the reason why I am making this blog post is to touch base on the Facebook outage that happened last week. I saw a lot of artists who were upset that their Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp accounts were down. A lot of artists use…


Everybody wants be a great songwriter, I mean who doesn't. But in order to achieve that one must dedicate themselves to a daily regiment of writing a song a day. It has been confirmed by multiple sources that people who do the same thing over and over again every day…


When I started out as an artist back in 2007 one of my main goals was to become an internationally known artist. I got inspired to do this after watching a few of Lupe fiasco interviews where he was touring in France and the UK and spoke about how it…


Jaded, it's a word that is commonly used in the music industry to describe someone who is absolutely frustrated with dealing with people in the business. It has been caused a lot of grief between musicians, managers, agents, producers, and most importantly artists. …


Don’t Be Good, Be Great

Now this seems pretty simple but it actually isn't. Most music artists today have a day job and find it very hard to schedule time to either rehearse, get in the studio, or even find a producer to work with. However, this will be needed…


First and foremost, this is a great app. If you are looking for investment advice, connecting with other entrepreneurs or even looking to learn more about tech this is the place you want to be. However, if you are in the music business like me you may have noticed that…


Left: Performing at the Urban Music Festival | Right: Photo taken by Maurice Cunnigham

After about the 12th DM from an artist asking me for advice and them ending the conversation with "thank you, sir" it started to dawn on me that maybe I should accept this new role of being an OG in this industry. Now I am not quick to accept this…


Candid selfie with Rihanna

Nothing wrong with taking a selfie with your favorite celebrity or entertainer but if you are looking to build your brand and create more opportunities for yourself in this industry you're going to have to do more. This industry is based on relationship building and posing as though you already…


Now I know about the events surrounding this tweet after Nip’s passing but I wanted to show an example of a common practice amongst artists who use their platforms to promote other artists and why it’s important. To get love you’ve got to give love and that’s the golden rule…

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