Two separate cases highlight the dangers of dealing with disreputable promoters and booking agents in the music industry. Yugeshwar Rajkumar, 45, owner of American Talent Agency, appeared to be legitimate. The company had a flashy and well put together website that listed acts ranging from Akon to Trey Songz. He told his potential clients that he… Read more »
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Tru Def is a new talent out of Dallas, Texas. This has been one heck of a year for Tru Def, starting when he decided to head to SXSW and found himself spitting raps for Ty Dolla $ign in Ty’s freestyle contest. Next, Tru Def was spotted free styling in Ty Dolla $ign’s documentary, which was… Read more »
Jeezy visits rolling out’s Atlanta studio to reflect on the seismic shift in the music industry following his seminal debut , ‘Let’s Get It: TM 101’, which was released 10 years ago.
Music executive Michael Mauldin stopped by Rolling Out Live to share his philosophies on the staying power of Trap Music. He also delved into the conscious of music, how the industry needs to provide more responsible music for the general public.
Has the music industry changed? Executive Michael Mauldin sure seems to think so, and he breaks down the subtle nuances of the changes in this exclusive interview with Rolling Out TV.
Joseph Charles’ vision for the Cherry Party is to use his own modus operandi — the focus on creativity first, profit and finance, last — to build a new generation of long-term stars who are creative and ambitious. And that starts with his own sense of freedom.
Born in North Carolina, Michael Mauldin established a strong work ethic early in his life with high hopes of obtaining an opportunity in the music business. While pursuing his goal, he had a son named Jermaine Dupri, and individually, they share a hallmark-like status in Atlanta. With over 35 years of experience, Mauldin has worked… Read more »
Young Foxx shares thoughts on making it in the music industry. Video director: Justin Dennis
Name: Karen Civil The Business: KarenCivil.com Industry: Entertainment/Media Twitter: @KarenCivil Every so often, behind-the-scenes players get their chance to shine in the spotlight. Music insider and Beats by Dre entertainment manager Karen Civil is not stepping out of the limelight any time soon. With her self-titled blog bringing in over 1.2 million monthly visitors, it’s… Read more »
The International Music Conference invited some of our favorite music industry execs to provide feedback to emerging artists at their Artist Showcase. Held at Atlanta’s Harlem Nights, GRAMMY award-winning producer, Jon Jon Traxx, Radio One’s Hurricane Dave, Vicki Mack Lataillade, Rocky Bivens, and Ron “Tricky” Montgomery sat front in center to scout new talent. While rapper Chief with his “You See Me”… Read more »
Advice to your peers is one of those topics that is necessary but not always openly given. World Famous G-Mack, an Atlanta-based DJ, took the time to sit with rolling out to offer advice to up-and-coming DJs. Hope this helps! – Joi Pearson @JoiAPearson www.twitter.com/JoiAPearsonwww.facebook.com/JoiAPearson What got you into deejaying? How long have you been doing it? I’ve always… Read more »
When you’re out in the club or networking at events, it’s rare to hear the conversation between women in the music industry travel to their latest reads, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t reading. Many of the useful tips that help women like industry executives, Shanti Das, Amber Grimes, and Treesound Studios’ Mali Hunter, succeed in… Read more »
Hot 107.9‘s DJ Drama sits down with rollingout and shares his Father’s Day plans and how he balances raising his daughters and being successful in the music industry.