Hip Hop Artists and the Hated B-Word
No, Im not taking about that b-word. The b-word Im referring to is BUDGET. Youll hear plenty about marketing strategies, promotion, managers, and a whole lot of information about how hip hop artists can increase their exposure, and build a fan base. But you rarely hear the cold hard truth about the investment of money it takes to break an artist and sustain a significant buzz.
Social media marketing is not enough to build a hip hop career on. Success in this business, just like any other, requires planning, money, and sometimes a little bit of luck.
If youre brand new to this, you already know that the recording process alone takes some dedication of time and money. Some of you are able to bypass this monetary investment by either recording your own music, or by having producers who are... [via Indiehiphop]
- FiJah’s “Thank.God.I’m.Fijah” aka TGIF (Hip Hop Press )