Do you think you have what it takes to make it in the music industry? If that is something you want to get involved in, make sure don’t get trapped in a shady deal. Do your research first.
On Too Much Truth, Derrick talked to James L. Walker, Jr., Esq. He a music lawyer who says the music industry can take you for all you got if you are not careful. He has worked with big gospel artist like Fred Hammond, Richard Smallwood, Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin, Kirk Franklin, John P. Kee, and Marvin Sapp. He also worked with R&B artist like Jamie Foxx, Freddie Jackson, Rick James, Anita Baker and a few others. While working with these artist, he has helped them get better deals that helped them succeed in the music industry.
Just recently he won a big case against the music giant Sony BMG Music Entertainment for allegedly refusing to allow urban artist to choose their own effective legal representation.
In his book, “This Business of Urban Music”, it provides you with all of the information you need in order to achieve success in the industry. He also shares the inside scoop on deals that was given to gospel artist, and the battle between Diddy and the Lox. If you missed him on the show, click on the link below.