• Artists to Watch: Streets Made Innovators

    Production duo STREETS MADE INNOVATORS announce a string of Grime remixes in the lead up to their Remix EP out march 25th. Popular artists bringing the GRIME sound to the forefront have and are making Grime a popular choice for music listeners everywhere. Streets made innovators or S.M.I is Vando and Carnage, a duo from London. The Musicianship is shown […]
  • Zara Larsson – A Talent To Listen Out For

    Zara Larsson is making musical waves in the UK with her song “Lush Life”. Nobody knows too much about this Swedish singer and songwriter but she claimed fame in her own country by winning a talent show called Talang. The show is a format of “Got Talent” a television show owned by Simon Cowell’s SYCOtv company […]
  • Lady Gaga’s Manager Has the Right Idea: Free Music

    Speaking at Facebook’s F8 conference, Troy Carter, Lady Gaga’s manager, put forward this simple idea; free music. His words “If it was up to me, I’d give away the next album and put it on every handset that I can put it on…” Not a bad idea, not only for the consumer but for the […]
  • The Secret Behind Nicki Minaj’s Super Bass

    It’s easy to forget that Nicki Minaj is in fact a rapper. Visually she fits neither established conventions of female rappers to date. These being boyish swag and over sexualisation. Aesthetically she is closer to resembling an R&B singer and this is also audible in her somewhat melodic delivery. Ronald Williams, cofounder of cash money, […]
  • Have Jay-Z and Kanye West Discovered How to End Album Leaks?

    Music being readily available online before being released has been the bain of the music industries existence, but could this be the beginning of the end for album leaks. Well, maybe if you can afford to give your engineer(s) a Rolex. That’s just one of the measures taken by all star duo Kanye West and […]
  • How Dizzee Rascal Paved the Way For Grime Artists, Twice!

    “Urban” music from UK acts has perhaps not enjoyed the wide spread success it currently is at any other point, especially from the stand point of rappers/MCs. The likes of Tinie Tempa, Tynchie Stryder, Chipmunk, Wiley and now Wretch 32, are all flourishing but perhaps it is arguable that they all have Dizzee Rascal to […]
  • How to Find The Perfect Stage Name for Singers and Rappers

    If you are serious about your talent, then one of the most important things  is to realise that you are more than just a skilled individual or performer, you are a brand. Name’s are integral to any brand and a good stage name is no different. Imagine Nike had kept their original name Blue Ribbon […]
  • Ancient Viral Principle: How the internet has brought us to the past

    We tend to think of viral growth as something new and recent. But really the internet has brought us the future by returning us to the past. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that we haven’t had recorded music all that long relatively speaking. Way back in the past when fire and the wheel were our […]
  • Lessons the Music Industry Can Learn From Dying NewsPapers

    Dead or Alive? I think it’s generally accepted that printed media is on it way out, and this trend is nothing new nor is it surprising. The ability for the internet to deliver the same news quicker and cheaper makes it hard to justify the value of printed media, let alone paying for it. Yet […]