Essentially all of the music we listen to in America today has Black roots. From jazz to country, hip hop, rock, and even house music, we can trace the music back to legendary Black artists.
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.
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.
Are you the artist that's been putting out music but not getting a good return in streams? With the recent saturation of the music market, it's become harder and harder for up and coming artists to get their music noticed & heard.
Just like that, the month of September is already complete! How time flies...seriously. At the end of every month, we like to do a roundup of all the major news going on throughout the last few weeks. This is what we call the Republik Roundup for September. Enjoy, friends.
It is one of the greatest questions that plagues the minds of artists everywhere. Should you join a label or stay independent? This question has become more and more of a serious deliberation in recent years thanks to the rise of independent streaming & a big move away from the record label's control.
Scientists in Germany put on a concert to test some theories about the pandemic. The team from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg developed this test called Restart 19. They brought in a large group of test subjects to track the risks of infection by coronavirus at indoor events such as concerts.
School is officially back in session (depending on who you ask) and thanks to the current state of the world anyone who is living on campus are most likely confined to their rooms. This is prime-time for any aspiring DJ to get down and dirty with their DAWs.
It has been a very sad year for music lovers everywhere. When the COVID-19 Pandemic broke out at the end of February, there was still hope for our beloved festivals to at a minimum, come back by October or November.