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How To Build Relationships With Hip Hop Bloggers

how to build relationships with hip hop bloggers

  Building relationships with Hip Hop bloggers will be important throughout your entire music career. They’ll help get you in front of your target audience, as well as add credibility to your brand. As you become a bigger artist and begin to build a team, you will assign this job to someone else, like a […]

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How To Get Your Music On Hip Hop Blogs

How to get your music on hip hop blogs

As a hip-hop artist, just making music and putting it out there for the world is not enough anymore. Technology has made it easy for anyone to purchase the basic equipment and become a rapper. Not only has this made promoting your music more difficult, it’s made getting your music featured in hip-hop blogs like […]

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The Biggest Lie Rappers Are Told In Hip Hop

the biggest lie rappers are told in hip hop

I can feel the clouds of controversy slowly gathering around this blog post as I write it. As an upcoming Hip Hop music artist, you’ll hear this “advice” all the time from people in the industry when looking for music promotion tips or music business advice. I’m not sure why they consistently give artist this “advice” when, […]

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How To Really Grow Your Fanbase Like A Boss At Your Show

how to really grow you fanbase like a boss at your show

  A big problem I see upcoming Hip Hop artist make when performing live has nothing to do with their stage performance, music selection, or image. The mistake I see upcoming Hip Hop artist make is thinking that a good performance, good music selection, or “raw” clothes is going to make people become loyal fans and […]

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How To Check If Your Rap Name is Already Trademarked

how to check if your rap name is already trademarked

I was chatting with an artist recently via email recently and he said something that led me to create this post.  He had recently checked out the article about the mistakes that most rappers make and decided to share where he was at in his music career. In one of our emails, he replied: “I do […]

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