Music Business

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,” Press Release-What’s the Fuss all About?

Have you all ever noticed an article that says “FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE” on it. It seems to have some sort of urgency and you wonder what the fuss is about. If you have paid attention, you have noticed Nigerian artists such as Duncan Daniels, Zara, Naeto C or their representatives send you this kind of …

Music Business

“How to Start Your Own Record Label”

Today, it is not uncommon to see many independent record labels in Nigeria’s music industry. Depending on who you ask, this is a bad thing. In my view, this a good thing. From a few formidable labels like Kennis and Storm to more labels like Chocolate City, Alapomeji, Mo’Hits and Capital Hill, the emergence of this labels serves as a great economic …

Music Business

5 Tips to Get Media Buzz for your Music!

Nigeria’s music industry is growing in leaps and bounds. With the success of artists like D’Banj, M.I and P-Square, it’s almost like the industry is churning out new artistes everyday! In the sea of all these artists even with great music, it is becoming very hard to attract “media buzz” to help take your music …

Music Business

People Can be Ruthless, How to Handle Criticisms

People can be ruthless! Brutal. You put ALL of your heart into your music, hustle real hard. You’ve been working on minimal sleep. The final product is out and published on blogs, online etc. You are waiting for praises and what happens? You get hammered. No mercy. Some say you can’t sing. Others say “no …