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Chlöe Secures Her Own 'Pepsi Moment' 20 Years After Her Mentor Beyoncé's First Ad Aired With The Brand

The year 2022 has been an eventful one for Chlöe as she’s snagged deals that include DoorDash, Trident, and now, Pepsi — all before releasing her debut album.

Oct 5, 2022

From Megan Thee Stallion To Ashanti, Here Are 7 Artists Who Have Been Vocal About The Business Behind The Music

Artists experiencing delays in their music projects dropping is a tale as old as time. Back in 2013, Buzzfeed reported on the unfortunate reality of artists not being able to release their music including reasons like artists being mismanaged, the label focusing on competition, stalling on getting their music ready for radio, and more. But as a The Guardian report simply put it, “But to writers and artists, your songs are your babies. It’s only fair that you get them back if they’re not being looked after.” The industry continues to evolve with the times, yet still musicians — especially Black women artists — are subjected to constant pushback from their labels. Oftentimes, they are left with limited options on how to resolve the issue such as trying to part ways amicably. Another way to musical freedom that can be quite a hassle is acquiring their master recordings. As previously reported by AfroTech, the likes of Anita Baker, Rihanna, Ciara, and more used their voices to earn back...

Aug 15, 2022