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Beat Selling Secret + Nas Is Selling His Rights as an NFT?! (MEC Podcast 135)

What's the secret to selling beats, building fans as a rapper, and succeeding in the music business? We discuss one of the most important actions you can take, right now, to start gaining more traction in your music career. Also, Nas is selling master ownership of his new songs as NFTs to fans-- is this a good idea? Is it a good investment for his fans? Will this be the future of music consumption?

Text MEC to (844) 206-7800 to join our next live session on @BeatStars

#sellingbeatsonline #beatstars #beatselling

00:00 - Intro
01:21 - Nas is Selling His Rights to Fans

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

I Worked With Drake Before He Was Famous

This rapper worked with Drake, The Weeknd, Boi1da and T-Minus before they were famous. Now he manages platinum producers who sell beats and get placements in the industry. Here Rebstar speak on what producers need to do to win and how Myspace connected him with some of the biggest superstars of today.

Text MEC to (844) 206-7800 to join our next live session

#sellingbeatsonline #beatstars #beatselling

00:00 - Intro
00:43 - Being a Manager AND an Artist
05:07 - Hit Single With Trey Songz
10:25 - Working With Drake, T-Minus and Boi1da
13:50 - Working With The Weeknd

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

The Legend DJ Toomp talks the state of the Music Industry & his work with T.I. Jay Z and Kanye West!

Thanks to DJ Toomp for stopping by and giving insight on his early music career and giving major insight on his work the musical legends T.I., Jay z, and Kanye West. And, he gives major game on the state of the Music Industry!

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Producer: 
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TnTXD on Securing Placements and Working With NBA YoungBoy (Full Interview)

Learn how multi-platinum producer TnTXD secured 70 placements a year and about his experience of being signed to Warner Chappel!
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Producer: 
TnTXD

Pirating Drum and Sample Kits / Will NFTs Change Music (MEC Podcast 130)

Should producers stop stealing/pirating drum and sample kits? Mike Dean recently tweeted piracy links, encouraging producers to avoid paying for kits. DJ Pain 1 didn't like it. Also, will NFTs replace the record labels? The MEC gang doesn't think so and explains why.

Text MEC to (844) 206-7800 to join our next live session on @BeatStars

#beatstars #sellingbeatsonline #musicbusiness

00:00 - Intro
02:03 - Mike Dean Stealing Drum Kits
06:00 - Stolen Drum Kits Can Help?
08:11 - Producers Pirate Everything
10:14 - Broke Producers Should Pirate?

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

1500 or Nothin' - Pensado's Place #531

Our guests are like family to the show and some of the hottest in the business. Please welcome Larrance Dopson and James Fauntleroy of 1500 or Nothin!

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iZotope Are You Listening? series with Jonathan Wyner
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️ Era of the Ara Giveaway ️
3 winners each week for 4 weeks (12 winners )

Producer: 
1500 or Nothin
Engineer: 
Dave Pensado

Sending Beats, Getting No Reply / Labels Don't Want Talent (MEC Pod 128)

When you're trying to sell beats or send out samples, but you don't get any replies, what do you do next? Should you continue messaging them or chill? Dame and Pain disagree. Also, do labels choose NOT to sign talent? Why do people continue to make the claim that labels aren't giving deals to talented musicians? Let's discuss.

Text MEC to (844) 206-7800 to join our next live session on @BeatStars

#sellingbeatsonline #beatstars #beatselling

00:00 - Intro
00:32 - Erinn Did NOT Leave
02:28 - Labels Don't Sign Talent
05:57 - The Top Artists Have No Talent?

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

Type Beats Are Being Demonetized by YouTube? Watch This!

If you're selling beats online and using type beat keywords on YouTube, watch this to make sure you're not at risk. Producer @Buddha Vybez Prod. shares a story of losing monetization on his channel because he was using type beat keywords in his descriptions. Mike Trampe from Beatstars joins the conversation to offer advice to producers. Don't let this happen to your beat selling channel.

#beatstars #sellingbeatsonline #beatselling

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

Production duo, Take A Daytrip - Pensado's Place #530

This week's guests are a NY-based DJ / Producer duo. Please welcome to The Place Denzel Baptiste and David Biral of Take a Daytrip!
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Engineer: 
Dave Pensado

MEC with The Combine (Triune & E.Q) | Artists/Entrepreneurs

A weekly conversation with some of the most forward thinking people in the industry.

Producer: 
DJ Pain 1

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