UNIVERSITY: MUSIC LAW

The creative and business surfaces of the music industry’s fabric are so perfectly woven together that it’s hard to not appreciate both sides and remain a successful entity within the musical stratosphere. From artiste contracts and producers’ royalties to copyright legalities and music publishing agreements, this series of articles are geared towards helping up and coming/established artistes and musicians, as well as the average music lover, better understand varying legal issues that plague the music industry and its shift in more recent years.

icon Protoje’s Blood Money Begs No Pardons <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; -webkit-text-stroke-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Every now and then, there comes a song that helps make sense of the world around us. Even if just for a m...
icon Tapping into the many frequencies of love with art Dip your hands into the foreverness of Amanda Mitchell's mind. "<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">I put colour to canvas and see where it takes me that particular day. I have a vag...
icon Effortlessly accentuate your locs with Coilies Accessories <span style="font-family: &quot;PT Sans&quot;, &quot;Helvetica Nue&quot;, Helvetica, Arial; font-size: 14px;">Coilies Accessories is creating a niche for themselves amongst hair accessories while pushing the boundaries...
icon Reimagine your style with Enbois By Maxim <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">There's a slight hint of autobiography paired with artistry and history in the making with&nbsp;</span>Enbois<span style="color: rgb(...
icon Leon & The Peoples redefines the industry-made mold <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">"There is no Tomorrow without Today, so live your life and have a great Yesterday.” Not very often do you come across eclectic bands such as Leo...
icon The Jamaican Mermaid: Royanne DeSilva <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Ever wondered what life as a mermaid is like? To live freely, beyond borders as a citizen of the world? With twenty-five countries and counting un...
icon UB40 Embraces Vocal Tranquility with 'Unplugged' and 'Greatest Hits' Compilations <span style="font-family: Helvetica; font-size: 11px; -webkit-text-stroke-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">"This is the first time we've taken iconic UB40 tunes and done them in an acoustic style," says Ali Campbell. "It all sounds very fresh. I...
icon The Rise of Nuwarhol <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; -webkit-text-stroke-color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Like many things in life looking to be defined, “art” is one that has varying interpretations. The di...
icon Courtney John returns with 'Strangers' <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif;">Meet Courtney John, the&nbsp;</span>lovers<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;rocker, that enigmatic, ra...
icon The vocal truth of RocStar <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Give her a pen, paper and a mic and this songbird is sure to melt you heart away. We caught up with the budding chanteuse, for an in-depth intervi...
icon Galavant Jewelry: A celebratory explosion of cultural pride <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Mirroring the braggadocious persona of Jamaican pop culture while channelling modern elegance, Galavant Jewelry has craved out a niche for themselves amongst the plethora of accessory house...
icon Rototom Sunsplash 2016 Day 8: A reassuring conclusion! <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The end of the festival arrived and caught us unprepared. We were ready to spend at least another week here, but we will be also happy to wait for the next Rototom’s edition. After the sh...
icon Rototom Sunsplash 2016 Day 7: Friend’s night! <p class="p1"><span class="s1">The day after Manu Chao’s sold out everyone was amazed, this 2016 edition already brought in Spain more than the usual 250’000 people and we still had to listen to many other artists. I...
icon Rototom Sunsplash 2016 Day 6: Manu Chao’s Sold Out! <p class="p1"><span class="s1">We saw more people than usual as soon as we woke up. We were going to have a very long night, because of the two main shows: <b>Manu Chao</b> on the Main Stage and <b>Jah ...
icon Rototom Sunsplash Day 5: A festival for Europe? <p class="p1"><span class="s1">Reggae has a good and old friendship with Europe, a continent that got the message and gave birth to many talents of the genre. On our fifth day at the 23rd european reggae we wait for one ...
icon Kristine Alicia places 'Hand Over River' <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Kristine Alicia delivers her best music video to date. The release, Hand Over River, is her second single from the upcoming album, Songs From Zion...
icon Celebrate Jamaica’s Independence With Appleton Special’s Dream Weekend In Jamaica There is no better time to visit Jamaica than during Dream Weekend’s week-long independence celebration. From July 28 through August 1, the entire island goes into party-mode, but Dream Weekend in Negril has built a worldwide reputation f...
icon Protoje simply 'Can't Feel No Way' <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">"Jamaica's own Protoje returns with a new reggae jam called "Can't Feel No Way," premiering exclusively on Billboard.</span><span style="...
icon Summer's must have: miSimBeachBabe Image this: You're laying on the beach (or poolside) with a swimwear that hugs your curves so sensually the sun dims with jealousy. Okay, to be honest these eye-popping pieces are near indescribable; they simply have this allure that pulls ...
icon King of Dancehall returns to rule Dancehall Night <p class="p1"><span class="s1">&nbsp;</span><span class="s2">Organisers of Reggae Sumfest, The Greatest Reggae Show on Earth, have announced their first set of artistes for this year’s festival. Interna...
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