Music Industry in the 2000s

In the 2000s, computers were a huge part of the Music Industry. Computers were a means to record, distribute, store, and play music across the world.  The internet changed the way people listened to music and how artist could become popular. This also resulted in the decline of album sales. Downloading became increasingly popular. People started downloading songs and albums. Networks that people allowed people to download music was called Kazaa and Napster. Because of the increase in downloads revenue for CDs, vinyl, and cassettes  in the U.S. dropped by 5.6 million. Record labels were not prepared for the change in technology. New artist benefitted from the internet because they did not need a “record deal” and their music would still be listened to worldwide. The 2000’s changed the way people can make, produce, and distribute music. 

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Desirae Banks

Desirae Banks

Funk

Funk music is a genre that was started in the 1960s. There are about 10 different variations of funk. There is Avant-funk, Boogie, Electro funk, Funk jam, Funk metal, Funk rock, G-funk, Go-go, Psychedelic

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

First Post

Choir Boy Choir Boy is a musical about Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys. The Prep school has been known for half a century on educating black

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

Hip Hop

Old School Hip Hop is a popular genre of music that was originated in the 1970s Bronx, New York. This style of music was created

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »

Music Industry in 2010

In the 2000s, music had evolved to technology, downloading, and streaming. By 2010 there were 5 major digital music distributers.  Amazon Amazon is a company

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Read More »