DJBooth Features - Music Industry


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I Refuse to Listen to Leaked Albums, Here’s Why [Bonus Podcast]

I hear the ding that notifies a direct message has been received, the third one today, a Zippyshare link to download J.Cole’s Forest Hills Drive. I feel like a teenager practicing abstinence in Amsterdam. With only... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Cardo Has Songs With Bieber, Wayne, Kendrick & More #A3CProAudio

In the last section of our A3C sit down with Cardo, the producer reveals that Justin Bieber grabbed two of his beats, and talks about how quickly he'd go pop if he could make that Frozen money. (Just in case you... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Crowdfunding is the Future of Music & the Future is Bright

If the music industry existed in the Star Wars universe, independent artists would be the Jedi Order and major labels would be The Sith, also known as The Dark Side of the Force. No one wants their favorite,... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Cardo: The Story Behind Jeezy & Jay Z’ “Seen It All” #A3CProAudio

Subscribe to DJBoothTV You may not know the name, but you definitely know the beats, and you'll know the name after these videos. In the first part of our A3C Pro Audio sit down with Cardo, the man breaks down the... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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J. Cole’s “Forest Hills Drive” & The Rise of the Surprise Album

I would always look forward to my sporadic, Tuesday afternoon trips to Best Buy. It would happen every few months, whenever my favorite artist decided to ask for my support in the form of a $9.99 compact disc.... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Is Madonna Working on a Secret Rap Album?

One of the worst feelings in the world, aside from being hungover, is when you accurately predicted something but kept quiet. We've all been there. Maybe it's the surprise ending of a movie only you saw coming,... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Indie Artist Mistakes: Don’t Hire a Bad Manager (#FVHHC Ticket Giveaway!)

I've been doing this internet music thing since 'I work on the internet" was still considered code for, "I'm unemployed and live with my mom." In that time we've worked with literally... Read More
Posted one month ago
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!llmind: Super Producer Meeting w/Needlz, The Blap Kits Empire & More #A3CProAudio

The production gems just keep coming. Producers, DJs and music heads, you're welcome.  Following our conversation with 9th Wonder, today sit down with growing production legend !llmind at this... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Your Favorite Indie Rapper is Secretly Signed to a Major Label

You may not be familiar with my stellar resume, so let’s review. One time, ScHoolboy Q got arrested at my SXSW show. Another time, I went to the Playboy Mansion and (kinda) got in a fight with Xzibit. And then there was... Read More
Posted one month ago
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Chance the Rapper’s Building a Huge Career on Free Music

I remember my father’s CD collection, stacked tall in the garage with everything from Tupac to Missy Elliot. The flimsy case, circular disc, alluring cover, how could you resist the yearning to discover what music is... Read More
Posted about 2 months ago
 

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