22Gz “Sniper Gang Freestyle”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W1Wy00KVhg I hadn't heard of 22Gz until I was perusing WSHH and his video came up. This was 6 days ago and since then this track has been on steady repeat on my YouTube Red and Spotify. I am not usually into "diss songs" but 22Gz is a straight savage in this track which serves … Continue reading 22Gz “Sniper Gang Freestyle”

Sixteenleo is “No Pretenda”

I've been out for awhile, starting the next phase of Curated Flame. In that time, I have been contacted by dozens of wanna be rappers, sending me various dms or emails and unfortunately, I just haven't been impressed. That is, until now. Sixteenleo, might not have the best name, and he's still very raw and … Continue reading Sixteenleo is “No Pretenda”

GlokkNine’s “Leonardo Da G9” video & his new mixtape

GlokkNine has been an artist I have been listening to for a hot minute now and I have been watching his career grow and grow and grow. So imagine my surprise when I see he has released a new music video and this is the first one that I know of, that is not directed … Continue reading GlokkNine’s “Leonardo Da G9” video & his new mixtape

Tulsa, Oklahoma, will pay you $10k to move there for 1 year

This is for my producers, graphic designers, writers, and more. People that are making a living from the music business among various ways, but for the most part, you are "working from home". You see, Tulsa, Oklahoma is paying people 10k to move there for one year. They want people who work remotely, i.e. at … Continue reading Tulsa, Oklahoma, will pay you $10k to move there for 1 year

Reviews and why they should matter to you as a beatmaker

I know a lot of people in this game focus a lot on getting customers but then never do, what I would call, customer maintenance. I mean, ok, say you sold 250 beats this year, great! But how many of those were repeat customers? 

Is Riff Raff timeless?

I mean seriously. This track "Dukez of Hazard" is a banger and I think that if it doesn't get to big the only reason might be is because its Riff Raff. I know that's a weird dichotomy, like the video is going to definitely get hundreds of thousands if not a couple million views at … Continue reading Is Riff Raff timeless?

Is “Dat Way” the song that breaks Elle Teresa to the American market?

I think this is the song that's going to get Elle Teresa's name out further in the states. This song bangs and sounds like the perfect blend of Japanese & American Sugar Trap... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmMREhbQ-Cg&feature=youtu.be

Drake’s music earns over $120K in streaming royalties a day.

Recently I have been doing a lot of research into streaming and the royalties/earnings it can generate for musicians. One of the reasons being is because I myself own the rights to a buzzing hit on the underground / internet hip hop scene. Using distrokid I have gained first hand access to information such as … Continue reading Drake’s music earns over $120K in streaming royalties a day.