Tag Archives: R&B

Co-Sign: Duke Terrell

Duke Terrell - Splash

R&B fans, allow me to introduce you to Duke Terrell.

Formerly a member of JPat Records group, Kwiet Storm, the 19 year old singer, songwriter & dancer has decided to embark on a solo career. Equipped with a perfect combination of charisma, wit, and fresh lyrical content, Duke Terrell is ready to take his exhilarating style and sound to the top of the charts.

His first single, “Splash” is just a taste of what’s to come with his upcoming EP, All Or Nothing.

Listen & download “Splash” below:

Download "Splash" by Duke Terrell

Make sure to add @DukeTerrell on Twitter and MySpace.

Hit Music Producers Sound Off

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As Producers Week comes to a close, I wanted to present you guys with something big.

I gathered some popular questions that many aspiring producers have, and sent them to a group of producers: some who are currently on their way up & others whose work you’re all very familiar with.

If you’ve ever wondered how producers’ answers differed when asked the same questions; now you’ll know.

These producers have too many hits to list, so for more information on each, I’ve included a link to each of their websites below each of their names.

Enjoy!

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Who's Your A&R?

Who's Your A&R?

"Who's Your A&R? A mountain climber who plays an electric guitar?" - GZA

In the video below, producer, Isaac “Ike Dirty” Hayes III, discusses the current state of A&Rs and the need for record labels to recruit A&Rs with a musical background.

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Akon, Steve Rifkind & Devyne Stephens Goofing Around

LOL! Wooooooooowww. I can’t stop laughing at this video. Here’s a little behind-the-scenes footage for y’all.

Akon, Devyne Stephens, Steve Rifkind and others were goofing around and dancing to Akon’s “Right Now” in Steve Rifkind’s office at SRC Records. Devyne starts it all off with a goofy little dance, then some friends jump in and join in on the fun.

The best though, is when Akon’s bodyguard starts dancing at 2:45 into the clip. He gets into a funky groove and then busts into the funniest dance you’ve ever seen.

Quick heads up in case you’re watching this at work: you WILL fall to the floor laughing when the bodyguard catches his groove at 3 minutes in. Guaranteed!

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