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Rhyme Pays: Hip Hop's Value Of Writing, Freestyling And Lyricism

Rhyme Pays: Hip Hop's Value Of Writing, Freestyling And Lyricism | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
If fewer people buy the product, maybe Hip Hop's philosophy of telling emcees to aspire to lyrical greatness no longer matches up with the realities of our economy.

 

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U.S. Olympic Team Tribute To Muhammad Ali ~ An Honor and a Privilege!

Watch this exclusive tribute by Steve Porter for Muhammad Ali - the special guest of Team USA's 2012 Benefit Gala hosted at USA House the night before the Lo...

 

A big fan of Muhammad Ali, we're super excited to see this video tribute to him. Earlier this last year Muhammad Ali and his wife Anna worked on a project at Beware Records & Recording Studio, having us work on recording his family's life history audio for his private, personal historical library. It was an honor and a privilege!!

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But Wait! Music Financing Is Suddenly Roaring Back

But Wait! Music Financing Is Suddenly Roaring Back | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

"The major labels may have killed the licensed startup, but there's still plenty of other music-related opportunity to be had. Which might explain a spate of July mega-rounds from the likes of the Echo Nest, Sonos, Ticketfly, and Roku, all of which has happened in the past two weeks."

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Uh-Oh: Music Financing Is Down 37 Percent On the Year

Uh-Oh: Music Financing Is Down 37 Percent On the Year | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

"Don't call it a bubble-pop! But music-focused financing is down a lofty 37 percent on the year, according to stats compiled by Digital Music News."

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Do you really want to be rich?

Do you really want to be rich? | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Not to burst your bubble, but the odds of being very rich aren't that good. However, there is a satisfying alternative.
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Vevo vs. Google: Universal, Sony and the Latest Moves in the Chess Game

Vevo vs. Google: Universal, Sony and the Latest Moves in the Chess Game | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Vevo’s future business arrangements are looking a bit cloudy, as reports this week suggest that the company’s deal terms with Google are again in play, and that...
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The Album Isn't Your Problem. The Album Release Is...

The Album Isn't Your Problem. The Album Release Is... | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

"It doesn't have to be The Wall. Because an album, loosely defined, is just a collection of songs recorded over a certain creative period. That's it, and you're probably making one right now. The question is what happens next: is it released with ornate packaging, treated as an event, tied to a tour, given an iTunes exclusive (if they care)?  Or, are songs and outtakes released as soon as they're baked, online or onstage?"

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Abandoned Section Of Detroit May Become Zombie Theme Park

Abandoned Section Of Detroit May Become Zombie Theme Park | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

You know you always have to report on Zombie news! LOL ~ 

 

Parts of Detroit already seem like a scary place to visit, but add a zombie theme park and you've got a nightmare in the making.

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Author2Author: Can writers be as cool as musicians?

Author2Author: Can writers be as cool as musicians? | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

From what I gathered here are the two main traits of what a musician or any one in an artistic field needs to have for continued success:...

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Live Music Fans Design New Smartphone Interactive Experience | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Live Music Fans Design New Smartphone Interactive Experience | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Startup company WeGlow is going straight to fans of live music to design and fund its new Smartphone app using the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.com.
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Visit the Hip Hop 4 the Homeless Store: T-Shirts, Bumper Stickers and More Items for sale that helps the organization

Visit the Hip Hop 4 the Homeless Store: T-Shirts, Bumper Stickers and More Items for sale that helps the organization | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Visit Our Store Order a T-Shirts, Cups or other items… and your purchase will go to assist Hip Hop 4 the Homeless in its misson of doing 25 Events per year, donating non-perishable food items...
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Summerfest - Arts/Entertainment/Nightlife - Milwaukee, WI | Facebook

Summerfest - Arts/Entertainment/Nightlife - Milwaukee, WI | Facebook | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

Up for a trip to Milwaukee?!?! Last weekend to catch the 45th Annual Summerfest ~ The World's largest Music Festival!

 

Everything from Alternative to Zydeco on 11 different stages!

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The Prince Experience @ Viper Alley | Facebook

The Prince Experience @ Viper Alley | Facebook | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

If you've never seen a performance by "The Prince Experience" before, now is your chance Illinois!

An excellent packed performance at every show!

Tickets on sale now !

See a past performance onYouTube: 

http://youtu.be/zJtM5MsINRo

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SHALLOW - OUT OF FOCUS ~ What You TOO Can Do for Your Music Using an iPhone

"Out of Focus" first single off of the new upcoming E.P. Shot entirely on an iPhone 4 using the 8mm vintage camera app then edited in FCP. Lyrics: the view i...
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2012 ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE TOUR | Facebook Event

2012 ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE TOUR | Facebook Event | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Dirty DUCK Productions & Jagermeister Presents:

2012 ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE TOUR

 

$15 TICKETS* (TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT MICKEYS PUB)

Mark your calendars:

Friday, September 7th, 8:00 P.M.

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EMI Music opens datasets to scientists for insight

EMI Music opens datasets to scientists for insight | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
UK— EMI Music is to open up parts of its “Million Interview” dataset to over 150 data scientists from Data Science London in oder to increase its understanding of how artists and their fans connect with the music industry.
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Rob Zombie's Rock Advice: Lose the 'Tude, Trust Thyself

Rob Zombie's Rock Advice: Lose the 'Tude, Trust Thyself | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Surprisingly sane life advice from the horror director and shock-rock veteran ("All the classic bands that have been around forever, they came up gradually." - Rob Zombie http://t.co/pFrSMl5H...)...

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Digital Music News - But Wait! Music Financing Is Suddenly Roaring Back...

Digital Music News - But Wait! Music Financing Is Suddenly Roaring Back... | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

The major labels may have killed the licensed startup, but there's still plenty of other music-related opportunity to be had. Which might explain a spate of July mega-rounds from the likes of the Echo Nest, Sonos, Ticketfly, and Roku, all of which has happened in the past two weeks.

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Six Things in SoundScan's 2012 Mid-Year Report to Be Optimistic About

Six Things in SoundScan's 2012 Mid-Year Report to Be Optimistic About | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
SoundScan's mid-year report shows a music market with modest sales growth -- it varies by genre -- that coincides with growth in segments not covered in the report, such as...
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Mobile Engagement With Applications - MTT - Music Think Tank

Mobile Engagement With Applications - MTT - Music Think Tank | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Because there is such an intimate bond between consumer and their mobile device, the mobile environment offers a new and exciting way for artists to engage with their fans. Fans interact with many of their social networking environments from the website’s native application to their device. ...
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CD Baby Launches Brand New Music Retail Store to Help Independent Artists Sell More Music | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

CD Baby Launches Brand New Music Retail Store to Help Independent Artists Sell More Music | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
CD Baby, the world’s largest online distributor of independent music, has launched a newly designed CDBaby.com, the retail storefront where musicians from around the globe can sell downloads, CDs, vinyl, and more.

 

*Yes, Beware Records uses CD Baby! Watch for the launch of our new store front coming soon!!

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Applications for MTN Bushfire 2013 now open: Musicians & artists in all mediums welcome to submit

MTN BUSHFIRE 2013 announces the launching of its application process for candidates interested in participating in the 7th instalment of Swaziland’s biggest and most influential Music & Arts Fe...
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Insane in the Brain: Did Hip-Hop Drive Us Crazy ? | AllHipHop.com

Insane in the Brain: Did Hip-Hop Drive Us Crazy ? | AllHipHop.com | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

As a Public Service Announcement, if you are a 30-something-year-old man and find yourself unable to stop repeating Lil Wayne’s “A Milli”, or a 40-year-old woman who decides to dye your hair pink and get booty injections, seek help, immediately!


Like Ice Cube once said: “You better check yourself before you wreck yourself.”

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3rd Annual Elements of Hip Hop - 2012 - Dallas | Facebook

3rd Annual Elements of Hip Hop - 2012 - Dallas | Facebook | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it

The Elements of Hip Hop - 2012 - Dallas...

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New Google+ Events Should Entice Musicians & Marketers - hypebot

New Google+ Events Should Entice Musicians & Marketers - hypebot | TheDailyGrind | Scoop.it
Last week Google's I/O 2012 developers conference got a huge amount of press for putting on a great show and delving deeper into the possibility of such futuristic products as Google Glasses.
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