Posts Tagged ‘hip hop’

Music Jobs Weekly Round-Up – w/e 5th April 2013

Posted on April 6th, 2013 by in Weekly Round-Up

This week’s Music Industry news, views, videos, advice, and reviews, and also our Quick Tip of the Week for using the Music Jobs website. Week ending 5th April 2013


Forbes’ 2013 Hip Hop Rich List

Posted on April 4th, 2013 by in Music Industry News, Offbeat

Turning a hip hop fan base into a brand and a multi-million dollar business is no small feat, and recently, Forbes magazine took the same methodology they use to create their annual list of the world’s wealthiest individuals and applied it to the hip hop scene.


Summer Spirit Festival 2012

Posted on July 18th, 2012 by in Festivals

The premiere soul event Summer Spirit Festival is back for its seventh year, with world famous acts in soul, R&B, jazz, go-go, and hip-hop gathering for an all-day affair on Saturday August 4th.


Steinomite’s Debut Full Length Album Crowd-Funding Campaign

Posted on June 22nd, 2012 by in Music News

Chicago rapper Steinomite has finished recording his debut rap album, and is turning to creative crowd-funding website Kickstarter to help fund the last phase of the project.


Masters at Work Lecture at Red Bull Music Academy

Posted on March 16th, 2012 by in Advice & Tips

More music industry advice and tips from veterans of the biz. The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) is a series of music events where young newcomers to the world of the music business (producers, singers, arrangers, DJs and musicians) take part in two week’s worth of studio sessions, live performances, workshops, lectures, mentoring and more […]


The Early Days of Hip Hop

Posted on June 10th, 2011 by in Offbeat

(Image licensed via Creative Commons, courtesy of Shad Bolling) I came across a very interesting (and slightly amusing) video piece recently covering the birth of Hip Hop. Back in 1981, ABC ran a news piece on their long-running 20/20 show called ‘Rappin’ to the Beat’, which tried to grasp the new sounds, sights and styles […]


Beastie Boys are back… Make Some Noise!

Posted on April 22nd, 2011 by in Music News

The Beastie Boys are back with a vengeance, with a new album (“Hot Sauce Committee Part Two”), lead single (“Make Some Noise”) and 30 minute accompanying music video cum short movie, titled “Fight For Your Right Revisited”. The full “Fight for Your Right Revisited” video premiered last night on MTV2, mtvU, VH1 Classic, and Palladia, […]