All posts tagged "music business"
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
Lights, camera, action: Keke Palmer challenges Trey Songz in legally recording
In what may be considered the strangest battle between R&B singers, Keke Palmer and Trey Songz are going at it over...EntertainmentJanuary 27, 2017
Fighting for their tunes: Artists take firm stance on political affiliations
Whether musicians considered themselves political or not, plenty had to choose sides about whether they’d perform on Inauguration Day 2017. Garth...EntertainmentJanuary 24, 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
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
BLAVITY: The business of love and hip-hop: Couple collaborations
Next to prenuptial agreements, there’s nothing more uncomfortable for a couple to discuss than monetary business arrangements — especially if they’re...EntertainmentOctober 17, 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