After six years in prison, Ackquille Jean Pollard aka Bobby Shmurda is released. Being charged with conspiracy and weapon possession his seven-year sentence was reduced a year and he was released on February 23, 2021. What is next for Bobby will there be a new album?
There is more than what meets the eye when it comes to Wriss Parker. The Sioux Falls native has never been one to back down from a challenge and the journey that he has made from a former D-1 collegiate football player to artist speaks to his strength and perseverance.
Even throughout 2020, the music industry experienced massive change. TikTok became increasingly more popular, innovations in live streaming concerts were made in leaps & bounds, and people came together to survive. But what will we be able to look forward to once everything is said and done?
Up and coming artist MARCOUX ends the month of February with his first official music video for PRADA. The video officially released on February 19th, 2021 & immediately gained traction with MARCOUX's dedicated fanbase.
Jesse Oldelli just released a new hit single! The 24 year old rapper out of Upper Marlboro drop Ice Coffee And Break Ups, a song that exudes his style. That style depicts a storied life that depicts an unapologetic artist. Oldelli conveys his emotions and vibes through musical stitches of raw wounds. The emotions that he portrays are emotions that most don't even try and visit.
We are bringing back a fan favorite, the Republik Roundup! Not sure what that is? Well our Republik Roundup takes the top news stories about the music industry for the month and puts them in one place. February was a huge month for the industry so let's get into it!
When it comes to the music industry, there aren’t many opportunities to be apart of greatness. At the young age of 18 the one man band has taken to writing, singing and producing music that has made him a hometown hero and a prospect of epic proportions.
It's hard to stray away from a conversation involving the pandemic. The music industry has, unfortunately, fallen victim to the pandemic more than many industries surrounding it. Venues have shuttered and many music industry professionals are out of work. While there is hope for the latter half of this year, we are still in the midst of it all. When will venues be able to open back up? What is currently open and where? Today I will be discussing where the music industry resides during these tumultuous times.
LIL GENIE is an Independent artist that is gradually reshaping the future of the music industry. He has been making & studying music for the past 2 years. Some call him the new age's Young Thug of Abu Dhabi. He has managed to work with & create several new artists from all over the world. This includes artists from the U.S.A, Belgium, Turkey, Ukraine & more. His first release was what started his commitment to the music business. After recording the song, he was facing deportation from Ukraine due to an unlawful arrest. He was later acquitted & realized that there is only one thing that he does best.
Rioboi Marcus is officially the new kid on the block. Coming out of Orlando, Florida this artist has hit the scene with ferocity. His newest single, Emotion was released on January 30th, 2021. The song fully illustrates Rioboi's style as an artist with melodic piano chords and soulful lyrics. Within two weeks the song has achieved over 12,000 streams on Spotify alone. He has nearly double the monthly listeners and that continues to grow at an astounding rate.
"Trill Drill the Movement" is Texas's role in the evolution of hip hop. Today's vast landscape of hip hop artists has spawned the need to distinguish different styles and elements across the broad genre. Drill music has emerged as a legitimate class of elite hip hop heads.
Let’s bring on our newest guest, an artist and founder of the Casino Gang Record company. Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada this artist has a huge list of accolades from scoring films to producing for some of the best up and coming talent in the industry. This man knows the music business inside and out and doesn’t let up his relentless pursuit of taking over the game. Let’s introduce our friend, Rothstein Beatz.
Last week we posted about our pledge to help the industry recover. Part of that pledge includes Artist Republik getting the industry back on its feet. We wanted to go deeper on that topic to describe how we could potentially move forward in this industry. Below, we have a 3-Step process that outlines our goals for doing just that. Let's dig in.
Planning a release is no easy job. It might take the same amount of time as it took making the song to get your plan ready for execution. Today I will be walking you through my personal process for planning an artist's release.
Everyone is now much closer to being on the same playing field and it's all thanks to various developments in the music industry. It started with music streaming, which grew into the wide availability of music distributors. This eventually evolved into more MusicTech companies popping up which have given independent artists more control over their careers. Now, in 2021, a brand new tool has become available to the masses. This new development in technology is known as Elite Reviews.
It's February and the world is finally starting to see a glimmer of hope past the pandemic. Many industries have taken a huge hit due to COVID-19 and until the world opens back up, many will continue to suffer. The music industry is no stranger to this struggle. But as we forge ahead, Artist Republik is here to help the industry recover.
Welcome to February! This week's artist showcase is for one of the Sabi Boy's himself, MYB! The team at SBM has been pumping out tracks from their artists for awhile now. The Africa based artist, MYB, has been able to perform his music and grow his career steadily. Releasing the track "Trips & Feelings" through Artist Republik has been one of the many highlights for the team. MYB has also been nominated at the BAE Awards for Best New Artist of the year.