Masked EDM producer Marshmello announced the posthumous release of his collaboration track with emo rapper Lil Peep on Twitter on the 10th of January. Peep, (real name Gustav Åhr), who was well on his way to becoming one of music’s most prolific rising stars, with tracks such as ‘Beamer Boy’ and ‘Awful Things’, died suddenly last November due to a drug overdose, shocking both his fans and people in the industry. The rapper, who was 21, had released his first studio album, Co
Sending in your tracks to labels with the desire of getting them released isn’t easy. There are countless number of producers that are trying to get signed to their favourite record label, but in most cases, their music doesn't even get to the ears of an A&R manager.
Fortunately, we have here the details to guide you every step along the way. This is where you learn how to submit your demo…
1. This is where you start
Look up the label(s) you’re seeking and ask yourself
2017 was a notable year for hip-hop collaborative albums. There have been 20-plus joint rap albums that have dropped this year featuring the likes of mainstream artists.
Most of the collaborative projects that came out in 2017 have been worthy. It should come as no surprise that we saw so many, given the fact that music production and file-sharing technology make it easier for artists to work together on a project.
As we get ready to say goodbye to 2017, let’s take a look a