SAMPRA Development Fund

In August 2020 The South African Music Rights Performance Association launched the SAMPRA Development Fund. I know some of you might not be aware of this fund and that’s the…

What is a Music Aggregator?

In every industry mastering the jargon is important when you’re trying to communicate with fellow colleagues and associates.  In the following blog post I will explain to you what a…

Promoting your music in South Africa

You can make the “best” music possible and regard yourself as a talented artist. But if your music doesn’t reach the right audience, all your recordings and talent will go…

What is the SAMRO Foundation all about?

As an Independent musician you’re most probably familiar with SAMRO the performance rights body – But did you know the about the SAMRO Foundation? If you don’t, this blog post…

How to register a song in South Africa

Do you want to know how you can register a song in South Africa? Of course you do that’s why you landed on this blog post. Registering a song or…

EP Vs Album: What’s the difference?

As a budding musician, you have probably heard people talk about EP vs Album and wondered what the difference is. If that is case this following post will explain to…

How can I find a talent manager?

Are you looking for a talent manager? Well I’ll assume that you are hence you landed on this page. But since I don’t have all the answers, I’ll tell you…

How Record Label Deals Work

If you have ever wondered how record label deals work, whether you are an unsigned artist or just want to satisfy your curiosity, stick around because I wrote this for…

3 Kwaito Labels that you probably forgot about

When kwaito music blew up in post-apartheid South Africa, it opened doors for savvy artists and entrepreneurs. Kwaito labels began to spread like wildfire as demand from the buying public…

Can I copyright my music without a label?

There is a general misconception that you have to wait for a label to sign you in order to be considered a “success”. Can I copyright my music without a…