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 Who's that GiRL? <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">From her vocal delivery to her artistic point of view, everything about Shanique Brown, aka GiRL, screams "I'm here to carve my place in our music...
icon Ce'Cile gets sultry on 'Never Been Loved' with Max Stone <b style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><i>Never Been Loved</i></b><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">&nbsp;...
icon Naomi Cowan readies her vision #Jamaica2030 <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">"I want to carry on my family's legacy, and it is not necessarily from a financial point of view. I have seen the experiences and the work my parents hav...
icon Is It 'Too Late' For Jane Macgizmo? <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Jane Macgizmo is a poetic author of modern Jamaican music. Her soul-bearing singles are genre bending at its finest; inevitably taking listeners o...
icon Yashae pulls us closer with her 'Boomerang' <font color="#222222" face="arial, sans-serif" size="2">Meet Yashae, the Urban Pop singer-songwriter, that rare artiste who comes along every once in a while, with uniqueness that simply radiates. We caught up with the budding chanteu...
icon Complex Media Breaks Down the Caribbean's Impact On The DNA of Hip Hop <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Complex unfolds the often under-reported story of how important the Caribbeans are to Hip Hop music, the creation of the genre and where today's c...
icon 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GREENSLEEVES RECORD LABEL CELEBRATED WITH NEW YORK CITY CONCERT <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">On Wednesday June 21, 2017, VP Records and the famous B.B. Kings Blues Club in Times Square, New York held an epic night of international roots re...
icon Mini-Documentary: Reggae Band EarthKry, The making of Debut Album "Survival" <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">As EarthKry prepares for the release of their anticipated "Survival" debut album June 30th, and a summer tour kicking off on International Reggae ...
icon Celebrating Love, African Culture and Creativity with Siwatu Jewelry <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Siwatu Jewelry was created by Mr. &amp; Mrs. Abayomi, positioning themselves as a modern-classic jewelry duo crafting their way through an Afr...
icon Tifa ready to add some GLEAM to your life Nothing completes an outfit the way the perfect frame does. Being the fashionista she is, Tifa is tapping into the eyewear market and it certainly looks like she's on to something here! You can grab a pair of GLEAM at&nbsp;<span styl...
icon Discover the kaleidoscopic world of Khalia <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">In a musical climate where sounds and techniques are duplicated on a consistent basis, rarely do you come across a sound that is truly deserving o...
icon 'Everything Is Irie' with Yeza's debut single <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">YEZA, derived from the name Yezambique, which means ‘Strength and Resilience’ in Swahili,&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34,...
icon Ben and Jerry's Bob Marley flavor - This is what peace tastes like <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: &quot;Open Sans&quot;, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">"Bob Marley stood for more than just music – he advocated for social change and inspired millions to th...
icon You need to know chanteuse Ammoye <font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; line-height: normal;">We caught up with&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: normal;">the songstress&nbsp;to talk about her&nbsp;latest offer...
icon New Bob Marley Autopsy Documentary <p style="margin-bottom: 6px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(29, 33, 41); font-size: 14px;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Watch this new documentar...
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icon Celebrating Love, African Culture and Creativity with Siwatu Jewelry <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Siwatu Jewelry was created by Mr. &amp; Mrs. Abayomi, positioning themselves as a modern-classic jewelry duo crafting their way through an Afrocentric landscape and presenting nothing short of...
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icon No one can 'Love You Like' Che'Nelle <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Born in Malaysia, raised in Australia, and living in Los Angeles, Che'Nelle embodies the essence of truly marrying cultures while being uniquely her. With a vocal range reminiscent of a young Whit...
icon Discover the kaleidoscopic world of Khalia <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">In a musical climate where sounds and techniques are duplicated on a consistent basis, rarely do you come across a sound that is truly deserving of replay value. Then came along Khalia. Bubbly, st...
icon Riding new waves with Marley Waters <span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: small;">You probably heard the "Marley Waters" producer tag but maybe haven't heard his name as an artist, YET! Marley Waters has been showcasing his skill set as a DJ, producer and a songwriter for a whi...
icon Tifa ready to add some GLEAM to your life Nothing completes an outfit the way the perfect frame does. Being the fashionista she is, Tifa is tapping into the eyewear market and it certainly looks like she's on to something here! You can grab a pair of GLEAM at&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, san...

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