Music Business

Mar 12, 2019

Fyre Debacle Shows How Smaller Acts Can Get Burned In Modern Music Economy

The Fyre Festival was more than just a scam. It also shows how hard it can be for artists to make a living in the new music economy.

Feb 10, 2019

How SoundCloud Shaped The 2019 Grammy Awards

Check out some interesting facts several of the artist nominated for Grammys, and how they launched their careers on SoundCloud.

Dec 11, 2018

7 Music Marketing Strategies to Try In 2019

Check out these seven tips for getting your music to new audiences.

Loyola Teaching Valuable Music Biz Skills With New Hip-Hop Degree

A one-of-a-kind Undergraduate Degree program honors culture, history, music, and industry skills of hip-hop.

Meet Adam Blackstone – The Musical Director Changing The Game For Drake, Eminem And More

What does Pharrell, Diddy, Eminem and Drake have in common? A kick ass musical director.

Will Alex Da Kid's New Song Usher In The Death Of "The A&R" Department?

Alex Da Kid recently partnered with Spotify and IBM to find the artist to be on his new song.

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Jun 6, 2018

Toki Wright Bringing Hip-Hop Business To Berklee’s Professional Music Department

Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.

Jan 17, 2018

Some Math To Understand How To Make Cash From Streaming

Music industry executive Brian Garrett of Future Star Music Group checks in with CollegeHipHop.com to shed light on the streaming business.

Dec 28, 2017

Doctors Of Rhythm: Hip-Hop's Greatest Producers Speak

A new book takes fans on a first-hand aural tour through many of Hip-Hop's most historic recording sessions.

Dec 15, 2017

Your Local College May Be Fastest Path To A Record Deal

Forget about a major label. There may be a record deal waiting for you at your local college.

Oct 5, 2017

Mona-Scott Young Talks Business To Students At North Carolina Central

Mona Scott-Young sat down with students at North Carolina Central to give them the scoop on the music business.

Oct 2, 2017

Students At Hofstra Aim For The Charts By Signing New Rapper izzeYE

Students At Hofstra Aim For The Charts By Signing New Rapper izzeYE

Jul 10, 2017

Big Sean's Mogul Prep Is Also Prepping Him To Be A Mogul

Big Sean sat down with ABC Nightline to discuss how he got into music and what he’s doing to give back to his hometown, the city of Detroit.