Positive Determined Intelligent Calculated Energetic Youth: The Story of P. Dicey (Part III)

As Dicey’s music career began to blossom into a much greater force, his appreciation for the process of producing began to flourish as well. In 2005, Dicey decided to file for a voluntary discharge from the Nigerian Army and focus on his career as a musician. His time away from the army would grant him […]

The Third Annual California Music Industry Summit

The third annual California Music Industry Summit took place at Laney College on June 8-9th. I couldn’t speak for how many people showed up on the first day, but when I made the trek to Oakland on its second day, I found myself pretty damn amazed by the turn out upon arrival. However, it was […]

Pirates of the Internet: The Curse of P2P File Sharing

In my younger and more vulnerable years, I remember standing in line at my elementary school cafeteria, patiently waiting for my daily serving of stale cardboard pizza. A friend of mine came up to me and started talking about downloading a movie that hadn’t even hit theaters yet off of some program called Kazaa. Me […]

The Future of Recording

It isn’t really news that recording technology has greatly advanced over the past decade. The digital world is now dominating the internet as companies such as iTunes and Napster provide a plethora of our favorite artists at our fingertips. However, there are still quite a bit of people who favor the old fashion sound of […]

One Month Until ASCAP EXPO!

The ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO is almost here! For those who haven’t heard of this event, you’re in for a treat. The ASCAP EXPO is an event that takes place in Los Angeles, CA and has been running strong for the past six years. Now, a plethora of producers, songwriters, editors, musicians, and just […]