Regardless if you're a rapper who's looking to get signed to someone else's record label or to solely function as an independent artist it's absolutely critical that you understand what intellectual property is. In this article I will break down all the basics of everything you need to know out the gate. Definition So what's the definition of intellectual property also referred to as I.P for short. It means a work or invention that is the result of creativity, such as a manuscript or a design, to which one has rights and for which one may apply for a patent, copyright, trademark, … [Read more...] about What’s Intellectual Property?
Ever Heard Of Skee-lo? Depending on your age you may or may not know who Skee-lo is but chances are you have probably heard his debut hit song that he released in 1995 called "I Wish". This song was so big that it was the#1 music video on MTV & #13 on the billboard hot 100 charts. Not only that but his album and his single were both given Grammy nominations. With Skee-lo coming out the gate with a smash hit single followed by a Grammy nominated album you can't help but wonder what happened? Things Can Get Complicated Well you may already be aware that things are not so simple in the … [Read more...] about Valuable Lessons To Learn From Skee-lo On Publishing