Friday, July 30, 2021

Rae Sremmurd: All About that Sremmlife (by Ronda Penrice)

Far from a fluke, “No Flex Zone,” the debut single from Rae Sremmurd, signaled an exciting new addition to the music scene. The two brothers, known professionally as Swae...

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...

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...

Cover Story: DEM JOINTZ & K.A.A.N

Music Industry Quarterly last spoke with Dem Jointz nearly two years ago - when the Compton-born-and-bred producer was sharing in the success of Dr. Dre’s long-awaited album, appropriately titled...

Meet The Artist Known As ‘EvryWhr’

On a personal level, as Publisher of Music Industry Quarterly, I was speaking at a songwriting camp about six years ago where I met this young artist who goes...

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....

Sound Royalties’ Alex Heiche

Alex Heiche is not your average finance guy. He’s a modern-day music advocate who has racked up more airline miles than George Clooney in Up In The Air. He’s...

Rahsaan Patterson – Heroes & Gods (by Antonio Richards)

Rahsaan has pulled off what had been seemingly impossible, by engineering his magnum opus in Year 22.

Cover Story: Newspapers, Songs & Caroline…. AMINÉ, The Q&A

Chuck D once dubbed Hip Hop the “CNN of The Ghetto” during the late 80s. At that point, the culture continued to be viewed as something that would eventually...

Cover Story: On ‘Location’ with Singer Songwriter KHALID

MIQ chatted with the American Teen sensation on everything from how he got started to what drives him as an artist. “Send me your location,” the infectious beginning of Khalid’s...
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