Biz Talk


November 4, 2022

Hey Biz Talkers! As we're nearing the end of 2022, I feel the need to address the 1000 pound gorilla in the music industry. That is, of course, the saddening and overwhelming amout of violence plaguing the Hip-Hop community. What is more saddening is the fact that this violence is…

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Rappin’ Robot and the NFT’s!

April 10, 2021

Hey Biz Talker's! I guess we all knew that it was coming sooner rather than later. And now its Here! Meet the new AI powered robot rapper, "FN Meka". Created by Anthony Martini, co-founder of the 'virtual' record label Factory New, FN Meka is voiced by a human but features…

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Swift Payback???

January 18, 2021

Happy New Year Biz Talkers! As many of you probably know, Taylor Swift lost the rights to the master recordings for her first six albums, when her manager, Scooter Braun, purchased Swift's former label, Big Machine Records. In a very savvy business move, Taylor Swift decided to regain control over…

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Who Should Really Control The Music?

June 14, 2020

Hey Biz Talkers! The recent and ongoing civil unrest in our country involving racial division and hatred has had a radical impact on the music industry. BMG has stated that it is now going to review historic recording contracts with black recording artists to address what they describe as the…

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Beats For Lease?

March 30, 2019

BEATS FOR LEASE? Hey Biz Talkers! It is now a common practice in the music industry for up and coming producers to lease their beats to up and coming recording artists. This is because new producers want to earn money while gaining more publicity for their work in the industry,…

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Music, Money & Web Wars!

November 23, 2018

Music, Money & Web Wars! Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!! 2018 is ending with a bang in the music industry. On October 11th President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act into law ("MMA"). This is groundbreaking legislation that finally allows songwriters and music publishers to get their fair share of monies earned…

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