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Music Online: Full Text: PART FIVE, NEXT ELEMENTS: HIP-HOP ARTS AND FUTURE AESTHETICS: 34) Scarcity and Exploitation: The Myth and Reality of the Struggling Hip-Hop Artist

Music Online: Full Text: PART FIVE, NEXT ELEMENTS: HIP-HOP ARTS AND FUTURE AESTHETICS: 34) Scarcity and Exploitation: The Myth and Reality of the Struggling Hip-Hop Artist | Money over Art | Scoop.it
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after reading a few paragraphs, this book has shown the effects of money on not only an artists' creativity, but also their overall state of mind.

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Money’s Triumph Over Art

Money’s Triumph Over Art | Money over Art | Scoop.it
Like the natural environment, the long decay of the established art world is picking up pace as the super rich shamelessly spend $60 million, $100 million, $140 million on works declared desirable by critics operating more as pimps for the wealthy than loving and enthusiastic guides, critic Jed Perl writes at The New Republic.
- 2013/12/06
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This excerpt provides an excellent insight into this growing issue

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With record sales dwindling, big brand sponsorships are taking over music

With record sales dwindling, big brand sponsorships are taking over music | Money over Art | Scoop.it
With dwindling record sales and miniscule micropayments from streaming services, musicians are turning to sponsorships to deliver the dough.
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Companies are trying to bridge the gap in revenue due to dwindling CD sales

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Top Ten Issues in the Music Industry | The Big Picture

Top Ten Issues in the Music Industry | The Big Picture | Money over Art | Scoop.it
Problems: 1. Filter People don't know what to listen to. You can't trust the radio, you can only trust your friends, and who's to say your friends have
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The number two issue in the music industry is Money trumping Art

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