Artistes in focus

Thank God it’s Friday! This phrase applies to people differently. You may be happy that it’s Friday because you can now take a break from work, you may be glad because you can club and flex your waist on Friday night. Or, you may just be happy that it’s another day for you to get…

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ROYALTY PAYMENT

Since this term has been mentioned more than once, it is essential that we shed more light on it. Royalty Payment is the payment made to a party to owner of a particular asset for the right to use that asset. It is a little similar to renting an asset. The payment is usually a…

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Performing Rights Organizations

It’s a new month and it’s a Monday, so, let’s talk about money in the music industry. Performing Rights Organizations are also called PROs. Performing Rights Organization is the group that is in charge of royalties. They help song writers, and song publishers to get paid by collecting performance royalties. The music industry is a world of fair games too. There is…

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Artistes in Focus

After heartbreak, you do not always need to wallow in ice cream and Adele and Sam Smith. Now, I am not telling you to be in denial, just that sometimes you need the ghetto kind of healing. You need songs like “Thunder Fire You” by Ric Hassani.  Well, today is Friday and it’s for Artiste in Focus. We are…

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The Music Producer

Does it surprise you that there are so many individuals involved with the release of a hit song? You thought it was just the record label and the artiste, right? In the production of a song, EP or an album; the producer is a very important persona. They write, arrange, produce and record songs.  In truth, there…

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Artistes in Focus

An EP or an album can get you into different kinds of moods. One voice doing different sounds and singing different lyrics and passing different messages would drive you to know more about the artiste.  It’s like a sudden change of weather. If you have heard CKay’s EP, you may understand my point. Yes, artistes in focus this week will feature CKay and…

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Look into Music Publishing

This is the side of music that creates income for artistes. Music publishing deals with the promotion and management of copyright-protected musical works. There are companies that are made for this job alone. It may sound like a simple task but music publishers put a lot of work into marketing a song. Music publishing is the business…

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Bands

I am sure I have mentioned that music molds friendship and family. The creation of a band is one of the ways friendship is formed. We have seen the likes of Beyoncé and Kelly who found friendship from an All-female band to last a lifetime. Sometimes, the gift you get from music is family.  A…

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Artistes in Focus

There are days I just have random thoughts like; what beats good looks? Or what beats the delight that comes with chewing on a a good food?  Well, I won’t say I’ve arrived at an answer yet but I definitely have the. Artistes in Focus for the week. We feature Stone boy and Seyi Shay. …

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