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Adam's World Weekly 5/28 - Separating Yourself From The Pack


Adam's World Weekly 5/28 - Separating Yourself From The Pack

Welcome to the new week everyone. I hope everyone who has today off is enjoying their Memorial Day. My week was an interesting one. On the good side of things I saw my friend Darian Cunning perform (the pics from the show are in this update), on the bad side of things I severely sprained my right big toe, which is now a lovely shade of purple. Thankfully the injury wasn't to my hands, so I can still give you this week's update, which is led off by an article on how some of the publicists I work with have separated themselves from the pack. I also have great interviews with Blockhead and Molly Moore, photo galleries from Darian Cunning's show and Enter The Cypher, a super creative Vid Pick from Vinnie Scullo, and an all new Pop Shots that takes a look at the Billboard singles chart and does a little ranting and raving about some of the songs on there.

If you dig any of these features please feel free to forward this email to a friend. I'd really appreciate it. Thanks, and enjoy!

Separating Yourself From The Pack - The Story of My 450 PR Contacts


Last week I cleaned up my contact list and found I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 450 publicist email address, the vast majority of which have been obtained through receiving emails promoting artists. When you work with that many people at once, and that many people are sending you emails on a regular basis, a lot of it can become a blur. Since there isn’t enough time in the day to read every press release and listen to every album download sent, an obvious question is how have some publicists made it so that I always open their emails, listen to the music they send (even if it’s not in my preferred physical format), and set up features for their artists on a regular basis? The answer is - it’s all about the relationship.

Everyone starts out with an email relationship. The publicists that go beyond that are the ones who win. With that in mind, I’ve put together a quick list of four ways I’ve witnessed publicists make themselves stand out from their peers, and separate themselves from the pack. These ideas don't just apply to the publicist - writer relationship, though, they apply to all business relationships, so extrapolate away!


Read all the full story at: AdamsWorldBlog.com

Pop Shots - A Look At The Charts


Welcome to your weekly dose of pop world musings. Covering all things pop culture, this week Pop Shots is hitting you with some Billboard singles chart analysis. I haven’t done this since February, so I felt it was about time to break down who’s making moves, and what I really think of their latest hits. The chart positions I'm using are from the Billboard Hot 100 as it was listed on Billboard.com last week, and since this is Pop Shots, you know everything is seasoned with a little bit of attitude.

Read the full column at: AdamsWorldBlog.com

Blockhead - The Sweets Sounds of Public Access TV & Breaking Tradition
Interludes after midnight can be anything from a frantic rush to catch a train, to an encounter with someone you’d like to slow down and spend some quality time with. For producer Blockhead it’s the title of his latest album as he looks to use his unique brand of hip-hop meets downtempo instrumental production to encapsulate one of the biggest post-midnight influences from his childhood - New York public access television. It may seem like a non-traditional topic to create an album around, but as Blockhead told me, it’s not the only way he’s breaking tradition with Interludes After Midnight. When he sat down for our exclusive interview he revealed not just how public access TV inspired him, but also the intricacies of his evolving relationship with music.

Read the full interview at: RapReviews.com


Molly Moore - The Daylight Cometh
 

Everyone experiences darkness in their lives, which is why 19-year-old pop singer/songwriter Molly Moore made her debut album about pushing oneself Into The Daylight.

"This EP is about getting through that darkness," she explains, "reminding yourself that there's light on the other end and that it's worth fighting for. [It's about] learning from the mistakes and pain you go through and figuring out a little more about who you are as a person from those experiences."

Moore is speaking, and singing, from firsthand experience...

Read the full story at: 101Distribution.com


Photo Album - Darian Cunning in CT
 

See all the pics at: AdamsWorldBlog.com

Photo Album - Enter The Cypher
 

See all the pics at: AdamsWorldBlog.com

Vid Pick: Vinnie Scullo - SLOWHIO


 
See the video at: AdamsWorldBlog.com

As always, thanks for reading and have a fantastic week.

- Adam B

Video: @THEREALPROZAK Interview With RapReviews.com - Part 1


Video: Prozak (Strange Music) Interview With RapReviews.com - Part 1

Strange Music hip-hop artist Prozak joined us for an exclusive interview backstage in Omaha, Nebraska before his performance on The Hostile Takeover 2012 tour. In part one we talk about being on such a long hip-hop tour, how he gets along with all the personalities like MGK and Tech N9ne on tour with him, the critical acclaim he gets for albums like "Tales From the Sick" and "Paranormal," why he takes so long to craft an album and if hip-hop is being devalued by putting out too much music, and how much being from Michigan influences his style. Visit http://www.therealtechn9ne.com/ for more information about The Hostile Takeover 2012 tour and stay tuned for part 2 of our interview! Follow Prozak on Twitter @THEREALPROZAK and follow us @RapReviews.

Video: Jessenia Vice Reviews "Men In Black 3"


Video: Jessenia Vice Reviews "Men In Black 3"

VladTV.com - Jessenia Vice gives her take on the highly anticipated third installment of the Men in Black franchise, starring Will Smith, Josh Brolin and Tommy Lee Jones

Mixtape: Chef - "History in the Making Vol. 1"


Mixtape: Chef - "History in the Making Vol. 1"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/chefltl/mixtape-blast-page2.html *

Video: Shawna Talks About White People Using the "N" Word


Video: Shawna Talks About White People Using the "N" Word

http://VladTV.com - The femcee chops it up about rappers respecting each other, white people using the "N" word, and her opinion of Iggy Azalea.

MP3: Ben Wayne - "I'm Just Saying"


MP3: Ben Wayne - "I'm Just Saying"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/benwayneijs/video-blast-page.html *

MP3: Jennifer Lopez f/ Flo Rida - "Goin In"


MP3: Jennifer Lopez f/ Flo Rida - "Goin In"

Courtesy M3W.

* http://www.mp3waxx.com/jobfolders/jenniferlopezgoinin/blast-page.html *

Audio: @KeldaMuzik f/ Diva - "Queen For a Night"


From Wendy Bell:

Audio: Kelda Muzik f/ Diva - "Queen For a Night"

Artist: Keldamuzik aka Diva
Song: Queen For A Night
Version: Dirty
Label: XRecords/Malaco

Download Link: http://www.mediafire.com/?32j6bubi48txr44 .

Mixtape: Dr. Pimp & The Whizz Kid - "Words Gone Wild"


From WhizzKidMedia:

Mixtape: Dr. Pimp & The Whizz Kid - "Words Gone Wild"

Future Star Djs / Coast2Coast / Bully Squad DJz + DrPimpsLab.com teamed up for Dr. Pimp & The Whizz Kid´s "Words Gone Wild - Eargasm!" Mixtape which is Part 1 of their so called new Series and got 2 Chainz & Stalley as its Starring and contains a mix of brandnew material of major, upcoming and indie artists.

The Mixtape is available as a Datpiff Sponsored Mixtape and can be streamed and downloaded here:

http://www.datpiff.com/Rick-Ross-Words-Gone-Wild-Eargasm-Vol1-starring-2-Chai-mixtape.350356.html

http://www.datpiff.com/pop-mixtape-download.php?id=ma26211f

TRACKLIST:

01. OFFICIAL WORDS GONE WILD - EARGASM INTRO (PROD. BY SALIENT)
02. DJ PAUL & 2 CHAINZ - COCKY (REMIX)
03. TWISTA - GUCCI LOUIS PRADA
04. TOMI JONES & GUCCI MANE - GO OFF
05. KANYE WEST, 2 CHAINZ, BIG SEAN & PUSHA T - MERCY
06. FUTURE & TI - MAGIC (NODCIMMILA REMIX)
07. LEP BOGUS BOYS & RICK ROSS - KUSH AND LEATHER (REMIX)
08. L. BLACK DA EASTCOAST BULLY - ALONE IN THE STREETS
09. YOUNG H, FRED THE GODSON & CHIPZ DA GENERAL - MONEY LIKE TRUMP
10. TORCH, STALLEY, MEEK MILL, WALE & TRIPLE C´S - SLOW DOWN
11. STALLEY - EVERYTHING NEW
12. OG BOO DIRTY & 2 CHAINZ - HOW IM LIVIN
13. TEX JAMES & STUEY ROCK - SMART GIRL DUMB BOOTY
14. STALLEY, RICK ROSS & 2 CHAINZ - PARTY HEART
15. STALLEY, WALE & ANTHONY FLAMMIA - HOME TO YOU
16. LATOCHA SCOTT - BAD TIMING

Video: @ItGoesNa - "Like a Boomerang"


From Nikko Jones:

Video: N.a. - "Like a Boomerang"

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