What does it mean to own a song? Does it simply enable you to collect royalties, or does it also grant you the right to protect and preserve your creative legacy? These are questions that have gained prominence in light of sampling and remixes.

How much does it cost to record a hit record in 2019? You might be surprised to find out that the answer is not much. Take Grammy-winning music producer Oak Felder, who helped create a string of recent hits by artists such as Nicki Minaj, Alessia Cara and Demi Lovato.

At 54 years of age, Willie Wisely has just released his eighth studio album and is on tour again. For Willie, success didn’t happen overnight, or through a YouTube discovery. Instead, he’s kept on a long journey of upskilling while balancing his act with music creation and performing.

What is the one thing that musicians and songwriters need to do to ensure they are being paid for their work?

What does true success mean in music? Awards? Gold records? Platinum? Longevity? Impact? Fame? Relevance?

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