We’re excited to announce that Kwame Kwaten, the head honcho of Ferocious Talent and successful music industry contributor, has joined the Point Blank Music School team. Taking ownership of the Point Blank Recordings record label and acting as our in house A&R Executive, Kwame brings his depth of musical knowledge and experience to both our label project and our students moreover.
To celebrate the arrival of Kwame we sat down with him to discuss some of the most important aspects of working in the industry. Having had a #1 in the dance chart with his band D Influence, signed to Atlantic Records, been shortlisted for a Mercury Prize, supported the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, James Brown and managed the successful Laura Mvula and Shola Ama – it would be a very good idea to take on board and absorb everything this man says. Check out Kwame’s third music industry tip below and be sure to keep an eye out for the rest.
In this week’s music industry tip video, Kwame discusses the importance of working on impulse even if it interrupts your sleep! Have a good idea at 4 am? Make sure you note it down or act on it as this idea could be the one that changes not only your life but other peoples too. Stay tuned for #4 coming soon and see Kwame’s previous music industry tip here. If you’re itching to learn more about how the music industry works, why not check out our video with leading artist manager, Attilio Pugliese, or our top tips with three industry professionals? Or, if you’re interested in gaining more in-depth experience, our popular Music Industry Management Degree is available for enrolment now. This course is one of the most comprehensive of its kind and covers everything from managing platinum-selling artists, uncovering new talent, running global record labels, build iconic brands and more. Find out more and sign up here.
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