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Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Jay CEO Looks to Add His Style Into Detroit’s Music Culture

Written By: Derrick P. Mayes Jr.

 

Jay CEO is one of the newest artists out of Detroit, MI. He possesses a unique sound that’s different from the traditional Detroit style, which he aims to bring major recognition to the city’s rap game in many ways. Outside of rapping, Jay is also the CEO/Founder of X-Clusive Shoots Photography and TwistedXclusives, a video media company. Through his amazing capability Jay has shot music videos for some...


TikTok Partners With United Masters to Offer Music Distribution Through Their Platform

TikTok Partners With United Masters to Offer Music Distribution Through Their Platform

As the battle continues between the U.S. government (namely #45) and officials from TikTok, it seems that the company is not backing down whatsoever. As of today, TikTok has announced a new partnership with United Masters, the artist-friendly music distribution company started by former label executive, Steve Stoute. United Masters allows artists to place their music on DSP’s such as Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, and more while also having relationships with ESPN and the NBA to provide artists with potential licensing opportunities. 

This partnership between the two companies will give TikTok content creators and artists on the platform...


Jonathan Stewart Turns Heads With NEW Explosive Track ‘Rattatattattattat’”

Jonathan Stewart Turns Heads With NEW Explosive Track  ‘Rattatattattattat’”

 

By: Derrick P. Mayes Jr. 

 

Coming from the Westside of Chicago, IL Jonathan Stewart recently released one of the most head turning tracks of 2020 (“Rattatattattatta”). Delivering gut-wrenching bars over an impulsive classic Hip-Hop beat, the CEO of Billionaire Minds Build Brands Records definitely let everyone know he is not only here to stay but also to educate.

Jonathan’s track (Rat-tat) is 100% ether; through his explosive bars, Jonathan covers everything from the stock market to...


iHeartRadio Syndicates new show, Power Hour to support Indie Artists

iHeartRadio Syndicates new show, Power Hour to support Indie Artists



iHeartRadio is currently in the market for new content, podcasts, and radio shows. With this new sense of focus and urgency from the radio powerhouse, they've partnered with a rising radio show based out of South Minneapolis called the Power Hour. The show has been around for a few seasons on their own network, but now that they are syndicated through iHeart, they're ready to take things to the next level. In less than 2 months, they've started playing music from over 20 countries and are building a name for themselves...


One Music Fest presents At The Crib Digital Festival

One Music Fest presents At The Crib Digital Festival

With COVID-19 continuing to debilitate the Live Events business for the foreseeable future, it’s been refreshing to see certain brands making the necessary changes to adapt with the times. One Music Fest did their first iteration of the At The Crib fest back in April and they are already introducing the second installment on August 22nd.
They’ve locked in performances by Ari Lennox, Ro James, Jade Novah, Kenny Mason,  Lion Babe, Baby Tate, Ye Ali, Gemaine, and Chavis Flagg which is an eclectic bunch that should satisfy a...