You spend the day scanning the bigger blogs dreaming about being posted there. You envision record deals waiting in your inbox. You visualize having Kanye West open for you. You have truly made it! You hear a buzzing sound in the distance that catches your attention. Stumbling over a constructed tower of CDs, you clumsily approach your phone. The irritating sound that you heard is your alarm Read entire story.
I wanted to put together a simple resource for those that handle blog submissions. Finding out what sites post your content is vital to your success as an artist. There are tons of hip-hop blogs available for artists that crave blog coverage. It seems like a new blog pops up every week. The process of submitting music to these outlets is very stressful. I have spent hours upon hours Read entire story.
When do hip hop bloggers check their email? As an artist I know how difficult it is to find credible hip-hop blogs to submit your material to. I thought that I simplified the process by compiling over 400 hip-hop blogs for artists to submit their music to. Two years ago I had the opportunity to write a blog post on this topic for Artistic Manifesto (Blog Basics: When Do Bloggers Check Their Read entire story.
BeatTips and Superchamp Books today announced The BeatTips Manual will be available for Amazon Kindle and Apple Devices starting December 16. The BeatTips Manual (available at the Kindle Store, iTunes, and BeatTips.com) is the definitive beatmaking guide and one of the most innovative music studies ever published. It offers a serious exploration of the art of beatmaking, hip hop/rap’s chief Read entire story.
This post was inspired by The Ultimate Hip-Hop Blog Directory post that I put together last year. I was inspired to created this list due to requests on Twitter to make a R&B music directory. Now I have to admit I am a huge fan of R&B music yet I never thought about sharing these sites with the masses. I will also include huge YouTue channels as well. I understand that a lot of my followers Read entire story.
Recently I have gravitated towards the Humans of New York movement. Humans of New York is a movement that captures the essence of the big Apple, the people. Brandon Stanton, the man behind the success of HONY, started Humans of New York after moving to New York. You can tell that Brandon loves the city and the stories of the people that dwell in this city. He has only been photographing Read entire story.
Twitter is an awesome place full of unique personalities. You have celebrities that tweet garbage, bloggers that captivate the masses and fake celebrities that think they are bigger than they really are. There are Twitter streams for practically every niche. Love, motivational quotes, dogs, photography, etc. I tend to gravitate towards music, most specifically hip-hop music. I put together Read entire story.