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Stefan Benz Talks ‘Cool 4 Me’, His Debut EP, & More

There’s a buzz going around the industry about a young teen singer/songwriter whose unforgettable voice is already receiving praise from major stars like Jennifer Lopez, Charlie Puth, and Charlie Walk. Hailing from South Africa, Stefan Benz is a teen sensation that originally entered the music scene after being crowned Junior Grand Champion at the 2018 […]

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Independent Artist Guide: 5 Steps To Release Music Like A Pro

Today it is easier than ever to release a track, EP, or album without the backing of a major label. Independent artists have the power to determine exactly where, how, and when they want to debut music content. However, as the saying goes, with great power comes great responsibility. In order to make the most […]

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Drake Bell Dishes On ‘Fuego Lento’, His Independence & More

With over a decade passed since his role on the hit television series, Drake and Josh, acclaimed actor and singer Drake Bell is shedding his former Nickelodeon image for a sexier sound that is taking the music industry by storm. Throughout his career, Drake has seamlessly balanced both launching a successful acting and singing career. […]

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Jay Ulloa Talks Independence, New Single Perdóname, & What’s Next

Sacramento, California has a new wave of Latin pop music that is redefining the genre. This seismic shift in sound has been ignited by 17-year-old Mexican singer/songwriter, Jay Ulloa. Coined by Nylon Magazine as ‘the Future of Latin Pop,’ Jay first entered the Latin music scene at 14-years-old as one of the youngest contestants on […]

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Indie Artist Guide: 5 Steps For Creating An Effective Music Marketing Plan

The biggest challenge many independent artists face is getting their music in front of the right people. It’s no longer enough just to create a good track or EP, to truly make waves in the music industry independent artists must market their audio and video content effectively. For the best results, it is key to […]

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Boost Your Rank: 5 Tips For Writing An Effective Video Description

You’ve already spent significant time to brainstorm, shoot, and produce a great video but how will you get your audience to discover it once it’s live online? Writing a video description may be the last step in your creative process, however, it plays a significant role in generating visibility for your work. An effective description […]

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Audio Distribution Powered By Vydia: Get Your Music On Spotify, Apple Music & More

Audio streaming now accounts for nearly half of music revenue worldwide and has quickly become the # 1-way people consume and discover new music. According to Nielsen’s Year-End Music Report, Americans streamed a record of more than 900 billion songs in 2018 alone. If you’re looking to tap into this massive audience, the Vydia platform […]

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Vydia Races to Support the JAR of Hope Foundation

Just as Vydia is committed to empowering our creators, we also stand behind the JAR of Hope Foundation’s mission to find a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a terminal genetic disease that currently affects over 300,000 young boys worldwide, with 1 in every 3,500 boys are diagnosed on an annual basis. This […]

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Decoding Digital Rights: A Creator’s Guide To Setting The Right Protection Policies

If your content is your currency, do you have the proper policies in place to ensure it’s protected across the web? Our technology makes it easy to efficiently set protection policies for the digital rights associated with your audio and video content based on your specific goals as a creator. Whether you’re looking to maximize […]

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Kevin McHale Talks Glee, New EP ‘Boy’, + More

Kevin McHale has established an illustrious acting career securing key roles in landmark television shows like Glee and When We Rise. Growing up, Kevin was persistent in pursuing his passion for both music and acting. At a young age, he began building his vocals at a local singing class in Texas alongside notable artists like […]

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Mr. Eazi Talks Upcoming Coachella Performance, emPawa Africa, & More

Tapping into both his Nigerian and Ghana roots, Banku music pioneer Mr. Eazi has fused an infectious sound that is successfully moving across the world and into mainstream music. He initially emerged on the scene as a student pursuing his engineering degree at Kwame Nkrumah University. At the time, music was only a hobby, however, […]

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pineappleCITI On New Album, Writing For Kelly Rowland, & More

From pen and paper to full-length projects, New Jersey native pineappleCITI has already established herself as a critically-acclaimed songwriter and one of hip-hop’s highly anticipated acts. Growing up the daughter of a DJ, pineappleCITI began crafting her sound at the age of 6. Her big break came in 2016 when she quit her day time […]

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Thutmose On His Journey To America, “Blurry Nights” & more

Emerging as one of 2019’s most promising and versatile newcomers in hip-hop, Nigerian-born and Brooklyn raised rapper, Thutmose, turned his tale of immigration to the United States into his own American dream. At only 9 years old, Thutmose fled his home country after the tragic Lagos Armoury Explosion in Nigeria killed more than 1,100 people […]

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What SMART Goals Should Every Creator Set In 2019?

With the new year in full swing, what have you set out to accomplish in 2019? While many individuals construct New Year’s resolutions, science shows that only 8% will actually follow through and achieve them. Entertainment is a highly unpredictable industry, so creators looking to make significant progress in 2019 need to move away from […]

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Tdot Illdude Talks Meek Mill, The Vibe Is Heavy 3, & More

From New Jersey to Los Angeles, Tdot illdude has created an infectious sound that has the industry buzzing. He initially jumped on the scene when his single “Take Me Under” was featured on Starz network’s highest-rated show, Power (season 2) in 2015. That same week “Take Me Under” became the #1 Shazam’d track in the […]

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‘Tis The Season For Streaming: 5 Holiday Marketing Strategies To Give Your Music A Boost

With over 20% of industry-wide music sales taking place in the last 6 weeks of the year, ‘tis the season to give your content a year-end boost. When it comes to driving revenue, the holidays are often the most hectic and important time of the year. If you’re looking to bring joy to your audiences […]

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RdGldGrn On Viral Success, Dave Grohl & Pharrell Williams, & What To Expect in 2019

Emerging from the streets of Washington D.C., RdGldGrn developed a distinct sound and style that has flipped the script. Comprised of guitarist Red, bassist Gold, and keyboardist/frontman Green, the trio combines the sounds of Washington’s D.C’s go-go music, hip-hop, punk, and indie rock. Their cross-genre vibe quickly garnered national attention in 2011 after releasing their […]

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