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Category_Branding, Category_Culture, creative problems, creative struggles, creatives -

1. We daydream. 2. We feel and care about everything even when we don't want to. 3. We've been called 'weird' and actually like it because normalcy is weird. 4. We've been asked to do work for free or for 'exposure' and generally feel insulted by it. 5. Our creative juices flow at the most random times. 6. We can find inspiration in nearly anything. 7. We've been called 'weird' and actually like it because normalcy is weird. 8. We observe everything. 9. We need solitude to recharge. It's not a want. An actual need. 10. We can get lost...

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Hip-hop, soul artist, Anderson Paak has taken the music world by storm. His road to fame while seeming like an overnight success was a long, hard one. With the lyrical skills of a top-notch rapper, along with the soulful vocals reminiscent of a 60's legend, Anderson Paak is unlike any other. He's risky, dazzling and inventive persona teaches us a few things about standing on your own a part from outside opinions. His actions are a recipe for branding greatness. Here's what we learned: 1. Don۪t play it safe. In a hip-hop world full of duplicates and redundant trap and...

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Category_Artist Spotlights, Category_Featured, cooper phillip, cooper phillip i am the industry, indie pop -

Cooper Phillip, the Russian born, Los Angeles based singer has been consistently captivating the music world for the past few years. Her meteoric rise in popularity and notoriety is astonishing and yet is so deserved. Standing in a league of her own, the singer pours sultry, soulful vocals on top of pop, infectious beats that hypnotizes her listeners and keeps them wanting more. "Low Key" her latest release is quite frankly a 'must-hear.' The production on the track is refreshing - featuring a blend of electronic dance drums and an urban vibe complete with a compelling kick drum that pushes...

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Category_R&B, Category_Single Reviews, eileen, eileen i am the industry -

: #1 Fan: EileenOverall Grade/Rating: 8.6/10Production: 8.5/10Lyrics: 8/10Melody: 9/10Execution: 9/10Subject Matter: 8/10Replay Value: 9/10Originality: 9/10Skip or Spin: Spin Raw vocals, passionate lyrics, beautiful harmonies, and hypnotizing production are the first things that come to mind when you first hear '#1 Fan' from rising R&B songstress, Eileen. Nostalgia seeps in and #1 Fan makes you reminiscent of the 90s, the glory days of R&B, when the genre felt authentic and pure. Throughout#1 Fan, Eileen explores the spectrum of vocal range and stylistic techniques that make the emotions captured in the song ring out. Her sensual yet equally punchy delivery flows smoothly...

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Category_Artist Spotlights, Category_Discover, melissa harrison, melissa harrison i am the industry, pianist, piano -

Edge, newness, pizzazz are all words to describe how Melissa Harrison transforms the classical piano into a force of beauty and vivacity in this music world that desperately needs it. In a music industry, that lacks artistic integrity, skill and musicianship, Harrison is a breath of fresh air. Her stage aura is one that captivates and puts you in a stupor as she strikes each key and plays each chord with a confidence that mesmerizes. She illuminates on camera, playing with dramatic flair, sparking viewers interest while tempting them to learn: Just who is this extraordinary pianist? View this post...

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