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Martin, a Brooklyn, N.Y. native, penned hits for the likes of Toni Braxton and En Vogue among others

Veteran producer No I.D. recently sold 100 percent of his catalog to Hipgnosis Songs, which was co-founded by Nile Rodgers.

A Philadelphia songwriter was awarded a total of $44 million after a lawsuit he filed against music producers over the use of music he created for an Usher song. Daniel Marino claimed in his suit that he built the bulk of the song that would become Usher’s “Bad Girl” from his 2004 album Confessions, and […]

Back in February, Frank Ocean sued producer Om’Mas Keith over the producer’s claims he wrote some tracks for Ocean’s second solo album, Blonde. Keith has since countersued Ocean, claiming that a deal the pair made for the Odd Future singer’s debut album, Channel Orange, did not carry over to the new project.

Jay Z‘s induction into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame this week marked the first time a rapper has achieved that feat, a well-earned accolade for one of the biggest Hip-Hop artists of all time. However, the selection of Hov in the Hall has undoubtedly sparked a flurry of debates in homes and barbershops nationwide.

Songwriting is a craft.  Don’t be fooled into thinking that some of your favorite artists got there by themselves. Having worked with Chris Brown, Melanie Fiona, Jamie Foxx, and Kandi Burress just to name a few, our sister site 24Wired.TV sat down with singer/songwriter Jazzy to talk about what motivates and inspires her to create […]

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