White Culture Stole a Good Idea from Black Culture

Let’s clarify a few things, and withhold the IMHO. So this group can have some depth and not the typical nonsense of other online groups. – The whole “it takes ten writers to write a song today”. Do you know why? It doesn’t “take” 10 writers. That was created so one particular publisher would have…

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The Writing Level Sucks.

Worse than Google, YouTube, Spotify, piracy, radio, payola, monopoly, Pandora, and my cousin Maria, is the fact that the art of writing hit songs has been gone for generations, with the exception of a select few. There’s one of your biggest problems. The writing level sucks. Sucks really bad. Sucks the chrome off a trailer…

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Music Business Machine

As you know, I’ve been in this business for decades. Experienced the good, the bad, the ugly. Been fortunate and blessed along the way. Lucky enough to have some astonishing mentors, teachers, and friends, along the way. One in particular, Shep Gordon. When I became successful I asked Shep what I could do to repay…

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