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Mathew Knowles Named Houston’s Top Music Mogul

Houston, Texas–August 7, 2017 Internationally renowned music executive Mathew Knowles was recently honored by the Go DJ Awards as “Houston’s Top Music Mogul”. As the founder of Music World Entertainment, which recently celebrated its 25th year in business, the label’s record sales exceeds 300 million worldwide. During his acceptance speech in front of a sold-out […]

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Successful A&Rs

Now that we know what an A&R does, let’s take a look at a few that really shook up the game. Rick Rubin Any hip-hop head will be familiar with the bearded wonder that is Rick Rubin. He and co-founder Russell Simmons established Def Jam Recordings as the first label with hip-hop music as it’s […]

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Who’s Your A&R?

In a previous post we looked at various jobs within the music industry. While that was covered in broad strokes, we figured it would be a good idea to explore each one in depth. To kick it all off, we’re going to be looking at the role of A&R, a few examples of successful A&R […]

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Roles within the Music Industry

The music industry is more than just the creative minds in the studio booth. Their artistic careers depend on the talent of the team surrounding them. So if you’re looking to get involved with the music business, know that your options are not limited— there’s most likely a role for you! Check out some of […]

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Get Heard

So, you want to make it in the music industry. That’s a noble goal, but to say the least, it’s a bit ill defined. Getting there requires a path. And on that path, we’ve got to put one foot in front of the other, slowly and steadily. But during our journey, it is sometimes necessary […]

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Starting a Business? Avoid People with these 7 Qualities

Starting a business is one of the most challenging things to do, especially in the earlier phases. The worst part is that a lot of people won’t understand why you’re working so hard when you aren’t making much money at the beginning. Some people won’t understand why you’re spending so much time away from them, […]

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