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What’s up music lovers?

Back in March, a federal jury in California awarded the family of Marvin Gaye 7.4 million dollars for copyright infringement of Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit, “Got to Give It Up”.  Was this decision bad for pop music? I think that … Continue reading

Personal Managers – Part 2

Time to hit the Mic for more discussion on personal management in the music industry.  In the last article we talked about what a manager is and isn’t in the music industry and touched on the elements that are most … Continue reading

Personal Managers – Part 1

What’s up Mic readers! So, you’re a recording artist who is talented and knows they have what it takes to make it in the music business. Now it’s time to move to the next level right? Well, if that is … Continue reading

Mobb Deep

The most important lesson that I have learned as a music attorney is that I am conducting the business of music.To put it another way, “all that glitters is not bling”. Many clients who have had initial meetings with me … Continue reading