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How A Coffee Machine Is The Key To My Music Business

I get a lot of questions from people asking me about the secret to how I get so much done. The truth is, it’s not much of a secret. It is coffee. Specifically, it is my Ascaso dream espresso machine, which I bought several years ago. I got the version with the black portafilter, but […]

Sevendust: A Metal Band With A Black Lead Singer

One thing I wanted to do with this site is highlight black musicians, especially in genres and roles where they are not very common. And you can definitely say that about heavy metal. There are a few excellent black heavy metal singers, but far fewer than there are white ones. One of my favorite heavy […]

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Best Way To Improve Your Singing Voice

The majority of our audience is comprised of DJs and rappers, with a few instrumentalists thrown in, most notably trumpeters and guitarists. Among the rappers, a lot of them ask us questions about how they can improve their singing voice. A few of the DJs also ask about this and, of course, some guitarists. The trumpeters […]

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Best Turntable Record Players For DJs

Becoming a DJ is not easy. It takes a lot of hard work and a lot of practice. And more than the technical skills, it takes a lot of networking. That’s the hardest part for most DJs. The hate advertising themselves, they hate selling themselves, they hate sucking up to people. But all of that […]

The Basics of DJ Equipment: What You Need to Start Your Activity

If you consider taking up DJing seriously, you have to know about the basic DJ equipment you will need to get started. Firstly, decide what kind of decks you will work with: CD or vinyl ones. There’s no good or bad option, there’s what is more comfortable for you, so it would be great to […]

Things to Know to Master the Trumpet

Playing a musical instrument is a good way to spend your time and improve abilities, both physical and mental. The part of choosing your instrument might be slightly confusing and take some time, and it’s impossible to decide without taking a closer look at some of them. Let’s focus on a trumpet today and see […]

A 7-Step Beginner’s Guide for Those Striving to Become DJs

You can get closer to becoming a real beginner DJ if you follow a 7-step guide which involves the understanding of the occupation, learning new things about it, and practicing. Trust us on this. I, and several other Black Prophet writers, are DJs in our spare time, as mentioned on our about page. The path […]

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