101: 4 Tips To Get Noticed As A Musician

Pixabay Anyone can be a musician these days. All you need to do is buy a cheap guitar at a charity shop and start strumming. But it takes real talent to make it in the big leagues. Music is an enormously competitive market, and if you don’t have what it takes you will struggle to progress beyond the open-mic night at your local nightclub. But if you are committed to music and are willing to work hard for your dreams, you can succeed. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a metal…

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How Your Business Can Stay Relevant, Even As The Culture Around It Changes

Pexels – CC0 License Have you ever wondered why some companies survive long-term time while others fizzle out, never to be seen again? Sometimes, the answer is technological disruption. But most commonly, it’s their ability to adapt to the prevailing culture. Brands like Lego, Cadbury, and Apple are all timeless because of the way they respond effortlessly to the world around them.  In recent times, we’ve seen how culture has shaped corporate attitudes. The Black Lives Matter movement, for instance, resonated strongly in the business world. Thousands of major brands…

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No Suspects in Killing of 2nd Notable Louisville Protester

It’s been weeks since the murder of Kris Smith, a notable community figure and businessman in Louisville, and still no suspects. Smith was only 42-years-old when police say he was shot and killed December 11th, in the Portland neighborhood. No arrests have been made yet but investigators say the shots came from a black Ram truck, where two men were inside. Smith was known for his willingness to never back down but also his high IQ when it came to knowledge of racial unrest. The 42-year-old is the second Louisville…

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Performing? Own Your Stage With These Simple Tips

Image Credit  Good stage performance takes more than just singing to your audience. As a musician, you need to own your stage to contribute to getting many performance deals. Despite being a great singer, failing to engage your audience can result in poor performance. Organize yourself, be the best version you can ever be, and to top it all, believe in yourself. All these can contribute to a successful performance and allow you to improve yourself as an artist. Other than that, there are things you can do to better…

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Start-Up 101: How to Run a Home-Based Business Successfully

Entrepreneurship is growing popular each day. Most people start their businesses because of their perks but working from home may prove to be difficult. Therefore, it is imperative for you to redesign your home environment to accommodate your business. Pixabay – CC0 License Among others, here are 5 tips for you to run your home-based business successfully: Create a Professional Work Environment Running a home-based business offers you the opportunity to redesign the allocated space to your liking. You need to consider finding office equipment and furniture that are ergonomically…

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4 Ways To Improve Yourself As A Hip Hop Artist

Image via Pexels (CC0 License) The good thing about modern society is that there are more opportunities to make a name for yourself in the hip hop game. Think about all the breakout stars of the last few years – most of them rose to fame from viral videos. All it takes is one song to grab people’s attention, and you’ve suddenly got a Top 40 hit. Naturally, this also means there’s more competition than ever before. So, how do you stand out and improve yourself as a hip hop…

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4 Reasons Why Hip-Hop Dancing Is So Good For Your Health

If you’re looking for ways to get fit, hip-hop dancing is one of the best ways to do it. So many people struggle to keep up with a fitness routine because they find it boring and they don’t see results. But you won’t get that problem with dancing and it has so many physical and mental benefits. These are some of the reasons why hip-hop dancing is so great for your health.  Pixabay CCO License It Boosts Your Fitness  There are all sorts of ways to boost your stamina and…

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Culture Article: Streetwear On A Budget

Streetwear style is all about brands and the wear you wear them. Putting together a great ‘fit on a budget isn’t easy, especially if you’re new to the streetwear look. If you want the look but don’t have the wallet to match, there are some ways, if you’re a savvy shopper, to do streetwear on a budget. Thrifting There are cheaper brands creating pieces in the streetwear style, but for a true streetwear look you need to have at least a few items from the big brand names. Thrifting can…

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Dres & Chuck D – Dilla Drums (New Music)

Hip Hop purists are already hip to the upcoming DnD (Dilla x Dres) album by Dres (Black Sheep) and the late great J Dilla.  Dres has been sharing snippets here and there but today the first single in its entirety is ready to go, and it’s a pre-election necessity!  Dres recruits his legendary peer Chuck D for an eye-opening, hair raising masterpiece ready to blare through communities nationwide, all the way to voting booths.  Press play to experience a timeline of societal genocides that can only seize through the power…

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