Tay B is more than an up-and-coming rapper — he wants to be at the forefront of what he considers Detroit’s “rap resurgence.” Before he logged into the day’s Zoom meeting, B’s manager confirmed that he was exiting a charitable endeavor in his hometown. Ownership, giving back, and creative autonomy are recurring themes during his exclusive chat with The Knockturnal.
Jetsonmade recently announced the launch of BoyMeetSpace – a music education program inspired by his label. BoyMeetSpace Academy takes aspiring producers through a six-week course where they’ll learn about the beat making process, as well as be provided with the resources and tools to establish a successfully career in music while receiving one-on-one feedback from music industry playmakers.
Notable names that will join Jetson at his academy are Tay Keith, Pooh Beatz and WondaGurl. Artists from Jetson’s label including 1st Class and Neeko Baby will also help guide students as they get up close and personal with the inner workings of the music industry.
Those who enroll could also receive college accreditation for the program as soon as next year. Jetson plans to team up with universities across the country in the near future.
We got to sit down with Jetsonmade to talk more about the creation of BoyMeetSpace Academy, his thoughts on higher education, what truly makes an artist and producer’s sound unique and what it’s like producing for some of the biggest stars of today.
You can find out more about Jetsonmade and how to join BoyMeetSpace Academy here.
An enduring love for cinema, a grandfather’s guidance, and a chance encounter with a producer—all these add up to Farah Idrees’ dynamic career as a producer extraordinaire, one that shows no signs of slowing down.
Being a British South Asian myself, my love for the UK is beyond words but moving to Canada as a teen was probably one of the biggest decisions of my life.
HBO’s “Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children” premiered Sunday, April 5th at 8 p.m. ET.
This past year has proven the importance of fresh voices in the film industry, and producer Natalia Rivas perfectly embodies where cinema should be going next.
The Produced By NY 2019 conference was held at Florence Gould Hall on November 9th. The conference covered exciting topics such as the popularity of streaming and the accessibility to financing in our current market. The halls bustled as business cards were exchanged, and new connections were forged. Everyone from young up-and-coming filmmakers to seasoned professionals were excited to learn about the latest trends in producing and overall filmmaking.
Brooklyn native Danny A. Abeckaser seems to have taken the film industry by storm. A writer, director, producer, and actor, Abeckaser’s diverse work consistently shares a deeper side of both New York and the star himself. From Holy Rollers to The Irishman–which premiered last night at the New York Film Festival–Abeckaser opens up about his background in nightlife, his two upcoming films Mob Town and Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story, and what it feels like to improvise for Martin Scorsese.
Exclusive: Farruko and Sharo Towers Talk HBO Latino’s Latest Musical Documentary ‘Farruko: En Letra de Otro’ [Video]
Reggaeton artist, Farruko and producer Sharo Towers talk about their latest musical documentary, Farruko: En Letra de Otro, that is set to premiere on HBO Latino August 23rd.