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5 Reasons Why Every Artist MUST Have A Website

Skilly Magazine presents 5 reasons why every artist needs to have their own hosted website.  #1. You need to build an e-mail list of followers A lot of bands don’t have a mailing list, which they should; ...
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5 Ways To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Signed

Skilly Magazine presents 5 very effective ways of getting signed to a successful record label by Marcus Johnson #1. First, the obvious, increase your visibility Whether you agree or not, facts show that record labels want to save time and effort, and sig...

9 Secret Ways Indie Musicians Make Money Online

Skilly Magazine presents nine secret ways successful independent artists can make money with their music. 1.) Use Google Adsense on your website It is critical to set up your own website so you can displa...

12 Steps To Make Your Music Video Viral

Skilly Magazine presents the 12 steps to making your music video viral by James Rosenberg. Step 1.) Obviously, don't be like every music video Every day we get a load of new music videos from random artists, and most of them are just garbage. When you ...
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Matt Seeger Is Thriving In His Hometown

“Gary, IN has almost every type of artist you'd wanna hear. There's an incredible amount of talent here and not even just music. I love the amount of conscious, hardcore hip hop.” Check out the interview w...
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Judge Orders Lil Wayne To Pay David Banner

Lil Wayne continues his legal battle against Cash Money Records, and he's lost a battle against producer David Banner. The Mississippi rapper/producer filed a lawsuit against Wayne's Young Money label last summer claiming he was owed money for tracks he produc...
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CrimZn Doesn’t Leave Any Stone Unturned

“Without a label backing you it’s honestly kind of hard, but when you're able to get opportunities such as this one y'all are giving me you gotta jump on them when you can.” Check out the interview with Cr...
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BE-YOU Has No Issues Evolving With The Game

“I love the beats, the 808s. People complain about hip hop nowadays. I just embrace it, and I try to find things I like about the new era instead of shitting on it.” Check out the interview with BE-YOU exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: Whe...
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2anormal Continues To Expand His Business Knowledge

“Read. Especially if you are not being backed by somebody with deep pockets. You cannot afford to lack resources and knowledge.” Check out the interview with 2anormal exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online....
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FreeVerse Puts In The Work Even With A Full Plate

“The main challenge that I've had is to keep myself going. Not only am I doing music, but I joined the army as well as going to college and working a full-time job overnight.” Check out the interview with FreeVerse exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. ...
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R. Kelly Will Release Christmas Album Next Month

It's September and R. Kelly is already getting ready for the holidays. The R&B singer has announced his first Christmas-themed album titled 12 Nights of Christmas due October 21st. He unveiled the cover ...
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WordPlay: Cross Promotion Is Vital To A Music Career

“I ask some of my favorite Youtubers to plug a song or two from me in their videos and include the song title and/or a link to my YouTube channel.” Check out the interview with WordPlay exclusively on Skil...
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Aeyez Youngstar: Hurdles Are Just One More Roadblock To Hop Over

“I don't see it as challenges, more like obstacles that can be overcame easily.” Check out the interview with Aeyez Youngstar exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able to start your journey in the entertainment business? Where di...
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Narada Vanegas Is Keeping On With The Family Legacy

“My father being a touring drummer when I was a child gave me an early look at the music business. gave me the drive to follow into the family business.” Check out the interview with Narada Vanegas exclus...
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Jah Allah Silences The Critics

“It's hard to just be an artist who creates because there’s always someone criticizing. I try to stay in my lane and just do what I feel and sounds right to me.” Check out the interview with Jah Allah exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: Wher...
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King Leon Is Ready To Pounce On The Opportunity

“I feel the future of music can't truly be determined, but if I had I to guess I'd say conscious rap is coming back. Pretty soon people will be tired of being told the same thing in every song and begin to cr...
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Kamikaze Cole: Music Has Been On A Steady Path

“Same as it’s always been. The great artists will continue growing and the bubble gum artists will have their moment but like always will lose their flavor.” Check out the interview with Kamikaze Cole exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How ...
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$acred G Takes It Upon Himself To Get His Name Known

“There are a lot of gimmicky internet websites that offer promotion and advertising, but the truly best way to promote yourself is to literally promote yourself. I am a supporter of self-promotion.” Check ...
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Tissy B’s Music Is Adding To Her City’s Repertoire

“The music scene in my hometown of Louisville was a little slow, now it’s starting to get recognized. With more participation from the music lovers in the city, I believe it can grow more.” Check out the i...
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Having An Online Headquarters Benefits Kellz

“Having a blog site is the best way I feel and posting things of your interest. Show people what you’re into and post your music. Share that on your social network.” Check out the interview with Kellz exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: Tell...
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Jemineye: Finding Ways To Progress The Music

“I'd have to say the hardest challenge for me is when I record a song, hear it the next day, and have a whole different feeling about it. I just have one of those "there's always room for improvement" mindset...
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Marque Antonius Merges Into The Fast Lane To Get Ahead

“In today’s world of internet, the traffic is at an all-time high ... That can be frustrating for people who know they have the talent but lack the attention.” Check out the interview with Marque Antonius exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: ...
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The Streets Is Where Shylow Kiks Gets The Most Love

“There's just not a lot of places to get my music out there, so I said to myself fuck social media and online promoting because I feel that it's just a waste of time.” Check out the interview with Shylow K...
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From G$Money’s Perspective, Hip Hop Hasn’t Changed Too Much

“I think hip hop is still hip hop contrary to what naysayers think. The fact that something is misunderstood doesn't mean it's bad.” Check out the interview with G$Money Da General exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: How were you able to sta...
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Japan Officials Deny Chris Brown Entry

According to TMZ, Chris Brown applied for permission to enter the country on a working visa but Japanese officials flagged him and denied him entry due to the open investigation into a gun charge from last mont...
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The 3 Kardashians Game Slept With Are …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYVeHmbpx9s Headlines revolved around Game last month when he claimed to have slept with three women in the Kardashian family. On a song called "Sauce" he raps, "I used to f*ck bitches that Usher Raymond passed off / Then I f...
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Manic Advises To Stay Proactive In Music

“Make decisions quick and don't wait for anyone to come to you and sign you, or ask you to be on a record. If you want it you need to go get it.” Check out the interview with Manic exclusively on Skilly Ma...
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Coe 24K One Ups His Competition

“Technology made it easy for us to connect … but it also made it easy for random people to flood the market. How did I overcome that? Put in more work and out work those other artists.” Check out the inter...
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Doopey LaMaggx: Success Begins With Trusting One’s Self

“I will probably say this more than once. You have to be your number one fan. No one will help you get to where you want to be in life.” Check out the interview with Doopey LaMaggx exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Skilly: Tell us where this all b...
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Ace Diggz Finds Internet Radio A Viable Money Maker

“Get on internet radio and get your music out to more people. You can get paid for spins if you know what you're doing.” Check out the interview with Ace Diggz exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. Ski...
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Nojmad: Stage Presence Reveals A True Artist

“Everyone is a rapper these days, but what separates those who just rap and those who live for it is the mentality behind performances.” Check out the interview with Nojmad exclusively on Skilly Magazine O...