Chance Records

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Commodification and its Connection to the Music Industry

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Commodification And Its Connection To The Music Industry By: Noel Harris /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} What is Commodification? Commodification is the action or process of treating something as a mere commodity. This word […]

Stax Records: The Forgotten Label

Stax Records: The Forgotten Label Thesis Many people have heard of the infamous label Motown. However, there were other soul labels that had great success. One of these labels is Stax Records. Beginning Stax records were originally based in Memphis, Tennessee. It was founded in 1957 as Satellite Records, the label changed its name to […]

R&B in Roc Nation Record Label

The Making of Roc Nation Roc Nation was founded by 22 time Grammy winner Shawn “Jay Z” Carter back in 2008. The goal of Roc Nation was to expand the music industry and open up doors for many African American artist starting out in music and/or song writing. Although the original goal was to create […]

Salvation in Song: Gospel at Apollo Records

Salvation in Song: Gospel at Apollo Records Gospel music has always served as encouragement for the Black community as they navigate the difficulties of oppression in America. Gospel music gave Black America hope during times of transformation including the Great Migration and the Civil Rights Movement. As early black artists signed to record labels their […]

GOOD Music

GOOD Music About Good Music,  or Get Out Our Dreams, is a record label started in 2004 by American rapper Kanye West.  In 2015, West appointed Pusha T as the president of  GOOD Music.  Since this record has been create, there have been very big names signed, such as: John Legend, Common, Kid Cudi, Mos […]