In a wide ranging editorial entitled “In Search Of The New Sound (Goose Bump Music)” published on AllHipHop earlier this week, hip-hop beat maker executive Cedric Muhammad says that the “masses are fiending for goose bump music,” the term Muhammad uses to describe music that compels the listener to “do something.” In the essay, Muhammad talks about the early musical influences in his life and how it inspired him in his career choices and in life in general.
Muhammad freely admits that he’s never had any formal musical training, but from a young age, he was taught to listen to music and later to manipulate sound using different pieces of sound equipment. The result, he says, was a unique combination of “jazz, disco, house, gospel and R&B.”
His musical efforts were rewarded ultimately by introductions to other musicians, and eventually a front-office job as the general manager of Wu Tang Management, the company behind the Wu Tang Clan. Muhammad’s job was to make the arrangements, scheduling musicians and studio time, along with recording personnel. He rarely spent time with the musicians themselves, but instead found kindred spirits among the sound engineers who brought the whole musical picture together.
Muhammad relates the largely unrecognized undercurrents in hip hop music and the effect they have on everything from Hewlett Packard’s sales figures to stock prices. In case you’re wondering why Muhammad is seemingly uniquely qualified to editorialize on the subject, he is a trained economist, business and political consultant, and is the publisher of BlackElectorate.com and The Black Coffee channel. He was also named a member of The First Congress of African Economists in 2008.
What Muhammad clearly states about music is that audiences are ready for a new sound. What speaks to an audience, according to Muhammad, is the way the music makes them feel when they hear it. Muhammad believes that the right combination of samples, synthesis and live music have an appeal that audiences are now “fiending” for because it has a unique ability to make audiences “feel” the music.
Though the editorial is long, it is rich with inspiration for aspiring hip-hop musicians and lays out a blueprint for artists and artistic groups who have what it takes to generate the next new thing in hip-hop music. Muhammad offers a goldmine of advice for any musician who’s willing to take it to heart.
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While Drake and his label(s) Cash Money Records and Universal defend Best I Ever Had against Playboy’s accusations, the incident raises the issue of royalties and rights when it comes to rap music. One of the elements of rap music is the inclusion of sample beats from other artists into new works. Artists who are just starting out may not have the resources to license sample beats from established artists and catalogs.
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