Brandon Ross – Original Success & Dedication

"Stay focused and never let anyone tell you that you can't do something. Chase the dream..." Check out the interview with Brandon Ross exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were you able to sta...

Reggie Mik Fly – The Man Behind The Music

"Just keep going no matter what anyone says or thinks. It's all about how you feel about you. Most of the negative people are the people who are afraid to do what you are attempting to do..." Check out the...

5 BIG Mistakes Every Indie Musician Makes

Skilly Magazine presents our list of the 5 biggest mistakes every independent artist makes. BIG Mistake #1. They think they need a manager You don't need a manager. Managers are for major artists who literally have no time to breathe. If you are an indep...

Tinashe Is On The Cover Of Dazed UK

As she gears up for her sophomore album, Joyride, Tinashe graces the cover of UK magazine Dazed'sWinter 2015 issue. For the photo spread, the singer shows a quirky side, as she climbs trees, and maybe a litt...

Wu Tang Clan Album Master Sells For $5M

The mysterious, one-of-one album from the Wu-Tang Clan, called Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, has been sold for over $5 million. While an exact price was not given, the one-of-a-kind album by the legendary group was auctioned off by Paddle8, said reports. ...

The Most Powerful YouTube Promotion Tool for Artists

Buying views has landed many artists at the top of “The Hot 100” billboard charts, and increasing YouTube and Vevo views has never been easier. Recently, the leading internet marketing company, Fresh Music Promotions, revealed that as much as 75% of the people...

Wiz Khalifa Will Drop New Mixtape “Cabin Fever 3”

While Wiz Khalifa continues work on his next album, Rolling Papers 2, he is planning another mixtape to hold over his fans. In the latest episode of his "DayToday" vlog series, Wiz announced that he's preppi...

Tyga And Kylie Officially Broken Up

Kylie Jenner and Tyga have have broken up, reports TMZ. Sources say the couple split on Thursday (Nov. 19), just after Kylie returned from Australia, though it's unclear why. Word is... it was because of something Tyga did. Neither Tyga nor Kylie have...

Rapper Path P Is A Man Of REAL Music

"Know that you stepped on a road many choose to not dare walk down, so you're of a special breed of individuals that took on your birthright to create art. Once it feels like "eh, I'm going to quit because I'm not making the money I expected to make," then y...

Young Emcee Nimbus Brings The Quiet Before The Storm

"Do your research about what you want to do to progress your career as a whole in all areas. Stay at it. Grind hard and grind everyday if you can, and don't give up because most people give up right before th...

LEON – The Art Of GOOD Music

"Find a mentor to guide you to where you're trying to go, and stay true to who you are..." Check out the interview with LEON exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were you able to start you...

Hip Hop Artist Yung Double Is In It To Win It

"Go hard and never give up on your dreams. You need to make sacrifices in order to make things happen with your career!" Check out the interview with Yung Double exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were you able to start your journey in the ...

Rapper Ernest Peso On What It Takes To Be Successful

"The advice I want to give is just to keep pushing. We all reach those days where we feel stuck, and those times when things are not working out. But as upcoming artist, I think we've got to continue to pray an...

Walk Light – The Real Deal Of Hip Hop

"Just grind! If you aren't street, don't talk bout street shit because the real will show! If you talk about what you know, it just flows a lot easier!" Check out the interview with Walk Light exclusively ...

What Would It Take For Rick Ross And 50 Cent To Be Friends?

Rick Ross and 50 Cent have been going back and forth in recent weeks... but Rozay says there's something that could end their beef. During an appearance on The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore, the rap star asked if he could end racism by becoming friends wo...

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 art...

Apple Is Shutting Down Beats Music App

Nearly two years after its initial launch, Apple is shutting down the Beats Music app. The move comes less than six months after the premiere of Apple Music. According to Fortune, all Beats Music subscriptions will be canceled on Nov. 30. Apple acquir...

7 PROVEN Ways Indie Artists Can Sell More Albums

Skilly Magazine presents our 7 proven ways independent artists can sell more albums, and increase their sales. 1.)  Give away your mp3's You MUST give away your mp3's in exchange for an e-mail address. Th...

Man Arrested For Stabbings At RZA’s Home

Police have arrested a man in the stabbings of two people at the New Jersey home of Wu-Tang Clan frontman, RZA. According to Billboard, 23-year-old Thomas Norman has been charged with aggravated assault and ...

Eminem Recalls Redman Fan Moment

Redman is well-respected in the world of hip-hop. So much so, during a recent interview on Shade 45 this week, Eminem called in to talk to the rap veteran. During the conversation, Em said he was a big Redman fan when he was coming up in the music biz... an...

Rapper Gill Stackz Defines His Success In Music

"The best advice that I can pass on to upcoming artists and musicians, is to stay true to themselves. Meaning do not create content that you know deep down is a misrepresentation of you. The people may buy it...

M. Jean M. Defines Success Through Music Mastery

"I can see it in my mind being up there with the best of the best. You have to see it in your mind too. Always have your future in mind. Always be planning out your next steps..." Check out the interview w...

C.P. – The Musical Chocolate Pleasure Of New York

"What I don't like about it is that New York has lost it's voice. A lot of NY based artists are trying to sound like other styles to fit in instead of staying true to what a NY style artist is. It saddens me to see this because it makes it seem like we are n...

Pusha T Is Now The President Of G.O.O.D. Music

Pusha T has been appointed president of G.O.O.D. Music, Kanye West announced this week. "Ye had called me and he was like, 'Tell me something. What do you think about being the president of G.O.O.D. Music?' ...

Kendrick Talks About His Life Changes

Kendrick Lamar recently touched on how his life changed at the release of his chart-topping debut,good kid, m.A.A.d city. Specifically, the "vultures" and "Yes Men" that came after his success. "Within si...

Brandon Trevon – Timeless Music Is Forever

"It's not about what I think or what another person feels. Just be the best you can be. Upcoming talent should ALWAYS do their homework, and once you see some success, continue to do your homework. Sharpen your gift and continue to strive for something great...

MrCrazyD45 – The Man Behind The Music

"Make sure you work with the right people, and not fake people that act like they know what they're doing. People out here are too fake with there business. It can brake an upcoming artist's dreams if they ar...

Trew Crew – Real Music Never Dies

"Work hard, stay positive, be confident, sacrifice, and never quit..." Check out the interview with Trew Crew exclusively on Skilly Magazine Online. SKILLY: How were you able to start your journey in th...