Digital has transformed the way we listen to music, and it’s more important than ever to have your music available on YouTube. Fortunately, ASCAP can pay royalties for many different types of YouTube performances. Let’s take a look at how ASCAP royalties work for YouTube performances, and the steps you should take to get paid.
9 years ago, I recorded and released a project on 2dopeboyz.com entirely produced by Brian “Brizzo” Wilson and mixed by Raymond “Rhythm J” Arrucci with my YBME fam. Soundcloud wasn’t a thing. Facebook was gaining traction among non-college students. There was no tunecore or distrokid. The entire album is sample heavy so I put it out in the internet streets … Read More
Google alerts have been around for a long time now. So has the need to google one’s self. In the late 00’s, we had a popular saying, “Google Me”. Anyone remember that horrible Teyana Taylor song and video from 07-08? Brash entertainers yelled it out in interviews. Random social media nobodies typed in while arguing with other social media nobodies … Read More
Youtube began adding an expanded credit section with songwriter, producer, publishing and label information based on their content ID system. Youtube adds credits after Spotify made the move in February. Tidal added digital liner notes to their service in November of 2017. Many publications covered the story but few, if any actually discussed how and when a credit would be issued. … Read More
Charity Evaughn has been making strides for sometime as one of the dopest up and coming producers in the game. Houston links up as Killa Kyleon drops a powerful project in the new “Lorraine Motel”, an ode to Dr. King and the struggle of the black man and woman in America. His lyrical prowess with that H Town drawl, has … Read More
*Disclaimer* If any of my ex-girlfriends find this, I am sure they may discredit my credentials on dating lol. Ashley (@APlusAshley) and the great folks over at the Good Vibes Only Podcast (@GVOPodcast) reached out to me. My expertise as of late, has been in helping producers grow and develop their sound and in helping them develop as people, in … Read More