The music festival was announced at the beginning of May and will come together over the summer. Confirmed acts for the festival include Jay-Z, Pearl Jam, Skrillex, Mike Snow, Afrojack, Calvin Harris, Odd Future, D’angelo, Rick Ross, Wale, Passion Pit, Santigold, Dirty Projectors, Janelle Monae, Prince Royce, Rita Ora, Savoy and The Knocks. Some observers speculate that Bruce Springsteen will also make an appearance at the festival, partially because he is already scheduled to perform in the city on September 2 and 3.
Jay Z promises that there will be plenty of headline acts as well as some new musical talent that he will be showcasing. The show is a charity benefit and proceeds will support the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey. Tickets for the event are already on sale. General admission tickets for the two-day event are being sold for about $150 per person. Platinum VIP tickets, which include exclusive access to VIP viewing areas, stage-side seating, preferred parking, access to the VIP lounge, VIP concessions and bar areas, plus a VIP host, are being sold for about $950 per person.
Catching Jay-Z’s attention may not be the easiest thing in the world to do, but there’s a great tool available for you that can help you get noticed in the rap music industry. DubTurbo is a music production software package that’s available for both the Mac and PC.
DubTurbo allows you to create, record, mix and publish your own music. It also comes with a large and growing library of royalty-free music samples. This feature alone makes DubTurbo worth the price.
DubTurbo has a lot of excellent features that other music production software packages don’t have. One of the key differences between DubTurbo and competing products is the ability to record your music as .WAV files. You’ll get high quality master recordings that you can use to make MP3 copies for distribution when you use DubTurbo. With other products, you’ll start out with a lower-quality MP3 file, which will reduce the quality of the copies you distribute.
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Rap and hip-hop are great musical genres because they’re flexible enough to incorporate local, regional and cultural tastes, while still staying true to the music. What’s even better is that it’s never been easier for new artists to enter the medium.
Today new artists can create, produce and distribute their own music, often for a fraction of the cost it would take to go through agents and established music distributors. This ability to access the audience directly and at a low cost means that musicians and artists no longer need big studio help to find their way into the center of the music scene.
The tools available to new artists today have never been better. Take DubTurbo, for example. DubTurbo enables you to produce your own music, comes with thousands of royalty-free sounds, samples and instruments, a full four-octave sampling keyboard, and tutorial videos and delivers the highest quality .WAV sound files you need to produce crisp, clean recordings that are ready for distribution.
DubTurbo is an awesome, powerful music production software package that’s available for both the Mac and PC. That means you don’t need to purchase any additional recording equipment or computer equipment. You can just download the software and start working on your musical career.
A licensed copy of DubTurbo is a fraction of the cost of renting a professional recording studio and bringing in musicians. With DubTurbo, you have full creative control of your tracks and the program is easy to use. It also comes with a library of video tutorials that can help you get the most of DubTurbo. All of the included samples are royalty-free, which means that you can mix and remix the samples into your own work any way you like. With the built in sampling keyboard, you can also make your own samples and create or enhance the sound library that comes with DubTurbo.
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Rap music mogul Russell Simmons thinks that protesting is a great way to make the common man’s voice heard and that the protests are giving life to a new kind of rap beat. In an interview with the Tri-State Defender, Simmons says that he supports protesters in their effort to draw attention to the special interests that seem to have lawmakers’ ears.
Simmons is no stranger to the political process, and has been involved in protesting laws that unfairly on unjustly target individuals while corporate crimes go virtually unnoticed. In addition, Simmons is now calling for campaign finance reform that eliminates third-party influence among elected officials. In the end, Simmons predicts an expansion of the OWS movement to encompass the majority of people who want to get back to the one-man, one-vote concept embraced by the Constitution in a way that ensures that corporations don’t wield too much influence over the outcome of elections.
Spoken word – a mainstay of rap music – is at the center of the protest movement. Rap music and rap musicians are using the OWS movement to build their own base of fans, expand their craft and get more people involved in making the voice of the common person heard.
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Rap music has an almost universal appeal, and it doesn’t seem to flinch, even in some pretty out-of-the-way places. Earlier this week, AP ran a story about Adil Omar, a Pakistani rapper who was discovered online by Cypress Hill as a 16-year-old creating self-produced music in his bedroom. Four years down the road, the enterprising rap artist’s music will be featured in a Pakistani movie, and his fan following is growing.
That’s hard to do in Pakistan, where Islamic fundamentalists have gone as far as to bomb stores in which Omar’s music is sold. You’ll also find rap music at the heart of the Arab Spring protests, largely because the music has the ability to reach a young audience.
The idea of self-publishing music was far-fetched even as little as 10 years ago. Today, you can find some excellent software tools to help you put together your own rap beats, make your own songs and get your own music published. What’s the interest in self-publishing music? For many musicians, the ability to get their music out is important.
Under the old scheme, a musician had to catch the attention of a music publisher in order to make music available to the people. The music publisher took the lion’s share of whatever was sold. In the process, they created a very unpopular system that not only screens new artists and prevents them from being heard, but they also took the artist’s ability to be compensated for his or her work.
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Everyone has a little music in them, and everyone certainly has a story to tell. Rap is the ideal medium because you don’t have to have a big music machine behind you in order to succeed in rap music today. You do need to have the right tools to get your music produced and a way to get your music out to the world.
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Sonic Producer doesn’t stop there. The package includes hundreds of royalty-free music samples you can include in your own beats. When you’re finished, you’re not required to pay royalties to anyone – you get the rights to use the samples when you purchase Sonic Producer.
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The new mixtape was released on Wednesday. Sorry 4 The Wait is stylistically similar to his 2009 creation No Ceilings and features 12 tracks along with rappers Lil B and Gudda Gudda. Each of the tracks on the mixtape plays off of music tracks released by other rappers, including Meek Mill, Gunplay, Prince Rick and Treal Lee, Kreayshawn, Drake, Miguel, Waka Flocka Flame, YC, Big Sean, Adele, Trae Tha Truth and Beyonce. Weezy said that he wanted to put his stamp on other musicians’ songs, as he did in No Ceilings.
Sorry 4 The Wait has received generally positive reviews, although some reviewers were clearly expecting more from Lil Wayne on this piece. Sorry 4 The Wait follows on I Am Not A Human Being, a full-length album released in 2010 while Lil Wayne was still in prison.
Tha Carter IV, following in what has become a tradition with Lil Wayne albums, has already missed two announced release dates in May and June of this year. An earlier album, Rebirth, also had trouble getting out of the gate. It was originally announced for release in April 2009 but did not hit the store shelves until February of 2010. Tha Carter III’s 2007 release was delayed until March 2008. Weezy confirmed, however that Tha Carter IV is completed and will be issued at the end of August.
He has also said in past interviews that Tha Carter IV is likely to be his last venture into the studio, citing family reasons and a desire to spend time with his four children. A critical success with Tha Carter IV, however, would leave the door open for other projects. It may also open the door to additional legal troubles. Lil Wayne, Cash Money Records, Young Money Entertainment and Weezy & Co., have all been sued in relation to unpaid royalties and production services related to Tha Carter III.
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The album is a wide-ranging collaboration, but one thing it isn’t missing is lyrics. Currently the most popular song on the 11-track set is Lighters, featuring a truly remarkable, nearly non-stop stream of profanity from Eminem offset by the more mellow music of Bruno Mars. Another track, Fast Lane, is also receiving a lot of popular interest.
Eminem takes aim at Lady Gaga in one line from “Kiss,” saying “Tell Lady Gaga she can quit her job at the post office/She’s still a male lady.” He also gets in a jab at Justin Bieber, though Eminem says it’s all in fun. In fact, there isn’t a radio-ready song on Hell: The Sequel, and that’s just how the producers want it. In addition to featuring Bruno Mars, the album also features tracks with Mike Epps and Slaughterhouse. Otherwise, listeners are in for fast-paced rap beats and old-style hardcore lyrics. Bad Meets Evil is expected to top the Billboard charts and already occupies the number one album spot on iTunes.
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First off, both of these guys have day jobs. They self-produce their rap beats because it’s what they like to do. They’re playing in small clubs around Seattle right now and put on 25 live performances last year, but they’ve still had enough time to put together their first 19-track album, Cereal Box Superheroes. They’ve also put together a collection of mixtapes, which showcase their improvisational style.
They don’t have a major label – or even a minor one – backing them up. They sell their music right from their Web site. If you’re thinking that you can do this, you’re right.
Self-produced music is a growing segment of the music marketplace. Individual musicians and groups avoid the whole music label conundrum simply by eliminating the label altogether. You can produce your own rap beats, hip hop music or whatever genre you like using tools that are readily available.
Sonic Producer is one great tool you should know about if you’re interested in producing your own music. With Sonic Producer, which is available for both the Mac and PC, you can record your own songs, use any of the thousands of royalty-free samples in your music and make your own mixtapes or albums.
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The Cabin Fever mixtape precedes Wiz Khalifa’s latest album, Rolling Papers, which is scheduled to be released on March 29. The mixtape isn’t really a preview of what’s on the album. Instead, it’s meant to generate interest in the artist, ahead of the upcoming release.
Issuing a free mixtape is a good strategy for new artists. Early reviews of the mixtape say that the rap beats on the songs are repetitive, but keep in mind that the music that lands on mixtapes isn’t the same quality that you’ll find on albums. The mixtape selection are the rap beats that are good, but not good enough to get on an album.
Mixtapes do a good job of promoting the artist and getting audiences interested in the music. Often, mixtapes are meant for the club scene, so the beats will be harder than they would on album-oriented songs. The new Wiz Khalifa mixtape has a decent mix of guest artist, but Wiz Khalifa saves the best guests for the album.
Reports say that Rolling Papers will feature tracks by rap artists Snoop Dogg, Rick Ross, Too $hort and Curren$y. The official track list hasn’t been released yet, but one track from the album, Roll Up, is available now on the official Wiz Khalifa Web site.
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