All posts tagged "artist"
Financial freedom: The legal highs and lows of independent artists vs. majors
There’s something to be said for secondary labels. If run correctly, they can provide a bit more freedom and camaraderie between...EntertainmentFebruary 11, 2017
Imitated but not flattering: Online stores, social media hurting artists’ bank accounts
Selling work online can be a convenient and economical way to do business. No brick and mortar payments. Minimal office equipment....BusinessJanuary 2, 2017
Fallen legends from 2016: What happens with their music estates?
If you liked R&B, funk and soul, especially as a Chicagoan, there was no way you didn’t know Herb Kent, the...EntertainmentDecember 19, 2016
Dissecting a music contract: Will ‘commercially acceptable’ songs trap the artist?
If an independent artist ever needed proof that he or she could add variety to sell an album, J. Cole’s “2014...EntertainmentNovember 21, 2016
Celebrity faces: How a morality clause can protect the artist and business
What better way is there to get the word out about a product than to find someone who already has an...BusinessNovember 14, 2016
Money matters to Lil Wayne, even when ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement doesn’t
Lil Wayne has managed to ruffle feathers recently with outspoken opinions criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement and saying racism doesn’t...EntertainmentNovember 2, 2016
‘Unbreak My Heart’: Mend my bank account
Singer Toni Braxton was finally able to break her silence this year after her 10-year gag order was complete, with both...EntertainmentSeptember 19, 2016