WLPWR's Free Game
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The Free Game producers podcast is for record producers, music entrepreneurs, and songwriters as discussions include making music, and the business thereof. This is a free flowing, unscripted conversation designed to explore a range of topics and uncover interesting insights, with the listener along for the ride. If you are interested in becoming a record producer/songwriter and or music entrepreneur, or already in the music business, the conversations are sure to inform. WLPWR and Brian Onrea are joined by music industry professionals and leaders to discuss Beats and Business entirely.
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WLPWR's Freegame Producer Podcast Episode 76 ft. Ian Burke
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This episode was very special as it was the very first of our “Free Game Live” series where we record with an in-studio guest in front of a live audience. This was a good one. WLPWR, Travie, and Brian Onrea welcome legendary record executive Ian Burke (TLC, Kris Kross, Arrested Development, Xscape, etc) to the show. They talked about:
His early years in Mt. Vernon, NY and his musical influences
Moving to atlanta and finding his way into the budding music scene there
How he put the legendary group TLC together from scratch
How he helped Jermaine Dupri with Kriss Kross in exchange for help with TLC
How the Atlanta music scene came together in the 90s
What he looks for in new artists and what are indicators of star potential
Is hard work more important than talent?
What advice would he give managers, executives, and artist in today’s music climate
What is he working on currently
How up and comers can seek out consulting services from him
Also discussed this episode:
We go over tons of new music releases from artists like Eminem, Boosie Badazz, Big Sean/Metro Boomin, Young Jeezy, Brock Hampton, Slim Thug, N.E.R.D, G Eazy, and Scarface
The Rock n Roll hall of fame inductees and why the hip hop community shouldn't be mad over LL Cool J being snubbed.
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This episode was recorded live at Gray Matter Collective Studios and mixed by Joey Stanca @dreamsonparade with @checkmatecreative