Monday, June 1, 2020

2020 Executive Watch List

The decade closed with the music business experiencing its biggest resurgence in years due to streaming becoming the dominant driving force behind consumer consumption. Independents and emerging talent have...

Max Gousse: The Anatomy of an A&R Executive

As CEO and founder of the Los Angeles-based Artistry Group Inc., Max Gousse is firmly associated with another successful hit record and artist. Saweetie, who has been on the Artistry roster...

Tainy: Global Hits, Global Sound

These are the best of times and then some for super producer Marco Masis Fernandez artistically known as Tainy. Just look at the past two years. He has scored...

Craig Nobles & Swagg Media: Talks Digital Essentials for Now & The Future

When new digital media influencer Craig Nobles launched Swagg Media back in 2008, little did the company CEO realize how much push back and resistance he would receive. He...

Saweetie: Straight Boss & Unapologetic (by Ronda Racha Penrice)

It was nearly impossible to miss Saweetie’s “My Type” in 2019. It was such a breakout single for the Bay Area rapper that the hit TNT show Claws, starring...

Executive Spotlight On… Len Brown, Project Manager, Rap, R&B, Reggae Music, Awards, Recording Academy

With the Grammys airing from Los Angeles on Sunday, January 26, 2020, MIQ thought it would be an excellent time to speak with Len Brown. Having been with the...

Whitney Houston, The Notorious BIG, Doobie Bros. Among the Recipients of the Rock &...

Congratulations to the newest Inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In the Performer Category: Depeche Mode The Doobie Brothers Whitney Houston Nine Inch Nails The Notorious...

MIQ’s Winter Edition 2020

Cover Stories with... Reggaeton Super Producer Tainy Swagg Media CEO Craig Nobles The Bold & Unapologetic Hitmaker Saweetie  

Catching Up with PJ Morton

The Singer-Songwriter Discusses his Grammy win, the Super Bowl and Asserting his Independence PJ Morton is the personification of Soul and R&B music. His...

Meet Todd Wright, The CEO Protecting the Rights of Songwriters

Todd Wright, CEO of SongSplits, is unassumingly building one of the most important tools to protect and serve songwriters. Music creators in most cases find themselves in collaborative situations....
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