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T-Pain Shares That Being A Twitch Streamer Has Paid Off More Than His Music In The Past Four Years

When T-Pain’s career first took off in the 2000s, he became deemed as one of the greats in the music industry. Now, the musician has been getting more of a footing in gaming. According to HipHopDX, T-Pain shared in an interview with Steve-O’s Wild Ride! podcast that in recent years his gaming career has brought in more money than music.

Jun 9, 2022

Drake, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Lil Baby Make Billboard's 'Top Paid Musicians Of 2020' Report

A report from Billboard has revealed the highest-paid musicians and artists of 2020, and many of Hip-Hop’s favorites are topping the list. Amid a year with very little touring due to the pandemic, some of the biggest names in the music industry still managed to come out on top of Billboard’s 2020 Money Makers list bringing in millions and millions of dollars. “For the first time in the history of Money Makers, concert revenue did not determine the No. 1 spot on the list — and because of the pandemic had little influence over the ranking in general,” Billboard reports. The list of highest-paid artists was created based on data from the 2020 U.S.-only MRC Data and Billboard Boxscore statistics. The methodology mostly accounted for artists’ streaming and publishing, leaving off revenue from merchandising, synchronization or livestream gigs. Hip-Hop acts like Drake, YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Lil Baby, Lil Uzi Vert, DaBaby, Future, Roddy Ricch, Rod Wave, Kanye West and Travis Scott all...

Jul 20, 2021

Grammy-Winning Duo Ayo N Keyz Founded UCMG to Transform the Music Industry

Anyone who’s in tune with what’s been happening in music this year knows that the industry has been up against its biggest battle yet as the coronavirus has devastated the touring business and halted many planned events. However, for creative artists looking to break into the music business, there has always been an uphill battle to find support and guidance for their careers as many lack the resources needed to succeed. With a goal in mind to genuinely help artists strengthen their creativity and nurture their talents, The UpperClassmen Music Group — a boutique music company and production group — aims to move the needle in the music industry in a way that empowers creatives and sets the tone for other collectives to follow suit. The UpperClassmen Music Group , in short, works to establish its talented roster of artists through management, music publishing, music administration through production development, strategic brand development, profitability, and much more. Grammy-winning...

Aug 14, 2020