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[Brain Food] “10 MC’s That’ll Please in 2013” by Lazy JP

By Lazy JP Brainofbmw.com has asked me to do a little research, and compile a list of burgeoning Hip-Hop artists who are looking to have a strong 2013. Before we dive in let us reflect on the current landscape of the genre. When it comes to popularity, 2 Chainz (formerly Tity Boi) was the king…

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[Pioneers of the Past] Sarah Louise Delany

Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany (September 19, 1889 — January 25, 1999) was an African- American educator and civil rights pioneer who was the subject, along with her younger sister Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany, of the New York Times bestselling oral history, Having our Say, by journalist Amy Hill Hearth. Sadie was the first Black person permitted…

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[ Pioneers of the Past ] Sarah E. Goode

Sarah Goode was an entrepreneur and inventor. She was the very first African-American woman to receive a United States patent. She was born Sarah Elizabeth Jacobs in 1855 in Toledo, Ohio, although she would sometimes say that she was born in Spain. Sarah Goode was the second of seven children of Oliver and Harriet Jacobs,…

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[Brain Food] Interview With Island Def Jam Sr. VP of A&R Max Gousse

  A&R Report had the pleasure of getting in touch with highly successful A&R executive Max Gousse, Senior Vice President of A&R at Island Def Jam Records. Max Gousse provides us with insight in regards to his history working with one of the industry’s most powerful artist managers, Irving Azoff. In addition, Max sheds light…

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[Brain Food] A&R Report: Interview with Atlantic Records Sr. VP A&R – Aaron Bay Schuck

Aaron Bay Schuck  Interview Curated by Michael Asante Most recently, A&R Report had the pleasure of getting in touch with ‘Mogul in the Making’ – highly successful music executive and Atlantic Records own Sr. VP of A&RAaron Bay Schuck.    Below, we gain insight on his success with Bruno mars, Flo Rida and B.o.B, in addition…

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[Brain Food] The Truth About Boost Marketing (Advice For Independent Artists)

Boost Marketing Being that brainofbmw.com offers actual marketing/promo for indie artists I felt it was meaningful to post this. We are NOT the originators of THIS particular story but it IS something that we often speak of in social circles as well as to any and all of our clients or potential clients. The original…

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[Book Review] “Ladies’ Man” by BMW

Ladies’ Man  From car wrecks to run-ins with the FBI the forthcoming novel Ladies’ Man by Frederick Germaine is an intense roller coaster ride through the young adult life of Damien Hardy. An African-American baseball star Hardy is set to graduate high school and attend his dream school THE University of Southern California with a full scholarship in his back…

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Top 10 Rappers In The Game

[Brain Food] “Top 10 Rappers In the Game” by Eddie McDonald

Top 10 Rappers In the Game by Eddie McDonald (@KingEdward15) Lil Wayne: How can you not think the Young Money head honcho is not still the best in the game today? I mean just listen to his work, and you will see why he is still the “Best Rapper Alive.” Even when he was sitting…

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[Brain Food] “Buying Music” by Michael Waterloo

By Michael Waterloo Technology has taken our society to bigger and better places for the most part. 10 years go, would we have envisioned cell phones going from the first ever camera phone to being able to talk to your phone and it answer? With the simplicity that was MySpace, could we have envisioned how big…

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[Brain Food]Soul II Sole x Red Lagoon Studios “Sweet 16s” (The Real Rap App)

Soul II Sole  x Red Lagoon Studios  present to you Sweet 16’s for DROIDS. — “The Real Rap App!” https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.redlagoon.sweetsixteens If you are a passionate songwriter then you have thousands of songs, verses, hooks, scattered through out your mind. You have torn pages of lyrics in your notebook, some saved to a computer, you even…

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[Brain Food] Bryce Harper or Mike Trout the Great Debate Part 2 by Michael Waterloo

Bryce Harper or Mike Trout the Great Debate  Who would you rather have for the next 10 years: Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? By Michael Waterloo Read part 1 by Eddie McDonald here Every now and then, Eddie and I will throw around some topics that we could debate about.  We both mentioned a few…

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[Brain Food] Bryce Harper or Mike Trout the Great Debate Part 1 by Eddie McDonald

Bryce Harper or Mike Trout the Great Debate  Who would you rather have for the next 10 years: Bryce Harper or Mike Trout? By Eddie McDonald Take your pick. You can have either Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals, or Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. These are two of baseball’s best…

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