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.
Check out some interesting facts several of the artist nominated for Grammys, and how they launched their careers on SoundCloud.
Check out these seven tips for getting your music to new audiences.
A one-of-a-kind Undergraduate Degree program honors culture, history, music, and industry skills of hip-hop.
What does Pharrell, Diddy, Eminem and Drake have in common? A kick ass musical director.
Alex Da Kid recently partnered with Spotify and IBM to find the artist to be on his new song.
Good news for fans of Hip Hop who are seeking education about the business.
Music industry executive Brian Garrett of Future Star Music Group checks in with CollegeHipHop.com to shed light on the streaming business.
A new book takes fans on a first-hand aural tour through many of Hip-Hop's most historic recording sessions.
Forget about a major label. There may be a record deal waiting for you at your local college.
Mona Scott-Young sat down with students at North Carolina Central to give them the scoop on the music business.
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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.
According to rising rapper Christian Vind, starting a career in music comes with the same headaches as launching any new business...
In fashion, art, music and beyond, some people now argue that certain African cultural symbols and products are off-limits to non-Africans.
Major Nine is still in college but he’s producing hits for Rick Ross...
A few years ago, rap star G-Eazy was just another student at Loyola in New Orleans, dreaming of the big time. During his time at the University, G-Eazy earned his BA in Music Industry Studies and started his career. He returned to Loyola to tell students about the business...
Megaupload.com founder Kim Dotcom may be in international legal trouble, but that hasn't stopped the Internet legend from balling out. You would never be able to recognize that the 42-year-old Internet entrepreneur was "broke” in his new video "Good Life.”
This weekend in Atlanta, SAE Institute will open the doors to its Atlanta campus to newbies and Hip-Hop legends. SAE has teamed with veteran J Hatch to present the Beat Camp seminar with the aim of helping aspiring professionals learn the ropes of the ever-changing music business.
YouTube Music has organized their massive catalog of videos, which is one of the largest on earth, with a slick interface that will surely turn into a war for customers with Spotify, Sonos, Tidal and Apple Music.
Super producer Scott Storch discusses what it's like to pay dues in the music business!
The music industry in Jamaica is in a crisis and for once, the problem has nothing to do with piracy or streaming technologies. No, Jamaica is facing a different problem with their entertainment industry, one that has its roots in slavery.
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted a special cocktail reception dubbed “Making Hits-Story” in...
Although he may or may not have intended to, Hip-Hop star Drake made a statement in 2015 about the current state and the future of the music industry when he unexpectedly released If You're Reading This It's Too Late.
A few weeks ago, Richard S. Busch, the lawyer who won the verdict for Marvin Gaye's family was a guest lecturer at Loyola. He explained the importance of copyrights to Professor Mark Davis' students.
Berklee College of Music Professor John Kellogg was watching the movie "Next Friday" when he heard his music being sampled. That led him to teach a FREE course from Berklee on the music business.