No holds barred music entrepreneurship for recording artists, producers and more, with Damien Ritter and DJ Pain 1.
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 163
Making beats with royalty-free samples should be easy, but it's not. Not only are contentID systems allowing for mistaken copyright claims, but now some producers are using this system to steal money from producers by claiming ownership of royalty-free samples and loops. What should be done? Also, Fivio Foreign and Ma$e both went public about their deals. Is Fivio's deal with Ma$e unfair? What is a fair record deal in 2022?
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 162
Producers are selling beats, but not getting paid by major labels, even after the labels have released the music-- this is unfortunately a reality for many producers getting their beats placed. Why does this happen? Also, how solid is your team? With the breakup of so many teams-- including Desus and Mero recently-- what can we do to make sure our teams are solid, effective and loyal?
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 161
If you're selling or leasing beats online, who owns the beats? There's a lot of confusion about this, but Pain has a strong opinion on single-ownership and why it's a problem that all musicians should fight. Erinn discusses consistency and praises Dame for recording the podcast on his Honeymoon. Erinn and Pain both have a therapy session, right on camera.
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 160
Are your beats being taken down from Instagram? Why are social media sites targeting people posting or selling beats online and what's the solution? Pain offers some solutions. Also, let's talk TikTok. Are the numbers fake? Are they silencing black creators? Why do successful TikTok'ers have so few followers on other social platforms?
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 159
Are your beats unoriginal? Do unoriginal beats sell well online because rappers are making unoriginal sounding music? Let's talk originality in the music business. Also, Dame is running a record label once again. How can artists actually get signed to labels and what should they NOT do when trying to get signed?
Music Entrepreneur Club Podcast 158
Do producers charge too much for beats? Whether they're selling beats online or trying for major placements, are beats unaffordable in 2022? Bobby Shmurda's recent rant about beat prices has only fueled this ongoing conversation. Also, do artists and producers have an obligation to work together "for the love" at any point? We discuss this and more.
Always a good listen
Dope podcast. The hosts keep it real and that’s appreciated as a listener.
Only 11 episodes in and already the most underrated podcast 👌🏾👌🏾
Great podcast for upcoming artists/producers
One of the most reliable & informative music podcasts on the net. Will continue listening for the years to come!