Why Aren’t I More Successful? By, Wendy Day

May 6, 2015

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The Question: I’m an indie/unsigned artist..I’ve been doin’ things for some years now but I have never really found any true success from it, and I need for that to change..I want to take my career to the next level. If you can help in any way, please feel more than free to do so. […]

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Shark Tank Rules. By, Bob Lefsetz

April 30, 2015

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IT’S WHO YOU KNOW A spice rub company couldn’t get arrested at Sam’s Club, they’d been trying to get their product stocked for years, but once they made a deal with Barbara Corcoran, voila!, they were in. Stop becoming such an expert. You’re not. It’s great to be a student of the game, to know […]

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House Of Cards –No Spoilers. By, Bob Lefsetz

March 16, 2015

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Who you marry is the most important decision you will make in your life. Trust me, I did it wrong. My ex was a financial disaster. That’s another thing they don’t prepare you for, retirement. No one is sitting at home, telling you you’ve got to save because you’re gonna outlive your money and social […]

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The Prolific Penn

March 9, 2015

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By, Wendy Day from Rap Coalition Amongst my generation (folks who are in their 40s and 50s), there’s a fondness for hip hop from the 90s. It’s the era where many hip hop fans and enthusiasts came of age and grew into adulthood (someone who is 41 today, was 20 in 1994 when Nas’ Illmatic […]

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Putting A Famous Artist On Your Song

December 7, 2014

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By, Wendy Day Imagine that you are an unknown struggling artist. Young Thug is in town performing and you have the ability to offer him a few thousand dollars to come by the studio and drop a quick 16 bars. Your cousin knows Akon and said for $80k he’ll sing the hook on your song, […]

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Do The Math: Indie vs Major – A Rap Breakdown

November 26, 2014

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By, Tony Guidry A question for rappers… Would you PERSONALLY give away 75,000 CD singles over a 100 day period in 75 cities in order to sell 7,500 iTunes album downloads, do 40 shows for $2,500??? This is the math for distributing the free single or sampler CD: Below is the math behind the sales […]

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Producers VS Beatmakers

November 23, 2014

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By, Wendy Day (www.WendyDay.com) Producers And BeatMakers By, Wendy Day (www.WendyDay.com) Over the past ten years, the price of equipment to make beats has come way down. In addition, the ability to upload production to the internet and circulate music quickly, easily, and cheaply has made the amount of producers and beatmakers soar in the […]