Written by Wendy Day, an industry insider who has ACTUALLY shopped, found, and negotiated record deals for artists, this book explains the inner workings of a hard to penetrate industry: the music business. Wendy Day is a well-known and well-respected music industry insider with 20+ years of experience in the urban music marketplace. She is credited for discovering Master P and his No Limit Records label (C-Murder, Fiend, Mia X, etc), Eminem, Cash Money Records (Lil Wayne, BG, Juvenile, Hot Boyz, Big Tymers, etc), Twista, Do Or Die, David Banner, and many others.... As the Founder of Rap Coalition (a not-for-profit artist advocacy organization), Wendy Day has been at the cutting edge of artist advocacy and making positive changes within the music industry for artists. She has built a career on helping artists, shopping deals, and negotiating contracts that are unique, artist friendly, "outside of the box," and HUGELY successful. This woman's resume reads like of who's who of superstars.
Written in 2011, How To Get A Record Deal takes into consideration the vast changes occurring in the music industry, and is a basic how-to for any artist or support team person propelling an artist's career forward who wants to know more about the urban music industry AND how to secure a record deal in today's music business climate! Wendy Day is a twenty year veteran of the music industry and has worked with Eminem, Cash Money, No Limit, Twista, David Banner, Young Buck, Ras Kass, TMI Boyz, Cormega, Slick Rick, and many, many others. For more info see www.TheKnowledgeToSucceed.com