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You may or may not have noticed that I started a new YouTube channel late last year to go with my newfound career as …

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Today I joined Jay Carteré and Mike for a special update to their Talk About It podcast to discuss the Yungen Vs …

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Check out my interview with August Twelfth, a singer-songwriter from London.

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Signing a contract with a small label is still a big deal! Think carefully before making the decision to do so.

J-Sol has released his new video No Make Up featuring Geko.

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19-year-old orchestral pop artist Willo Wonder has just released his new song, Black Beauty. What’s more is he’s released an artistic video …

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Music streaming has been a big topic in the past few months. Discussions about Spotify, Tidal and Apple Music have been a …

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Jay Carteré is a 21-year-old rapper, producer and songwriter from London. I sat down to talk to him about his new EP, …

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HMV are launching a new website in order to resume their online trading... so what?

Aysh Banaysh explains why artists should learn about the music industry.

When Jay Carteré first told me he wanted to make dance music I mentally ran around like a headless chicken in my head, unsure if the rapper could pull it off. However, I think it's safe to say he did.

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Download Festival has made the move to go completely cashless this year.

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Tidal partner with wireless speaker company Raumfeld.

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Aysh Banaysh suggests 7 things to put on your artist website.

Aysh Banaysh highlights the key benefits of a press release.

The problem with being a woman in today's music industry.

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Jay Z takes to Twitter to discuss Tidal, the artist-owned music streaming service.

Billboard has written an article explaining how Tidal exclusives could hurt a song's chart position.

Lily Allen has criticised Jay Z’s new music streaming services, claiming that the “expensive” price will lead to an increase in music …

Jay Z relaunches Tidal music streaming service alongside world-famous music artist co-owners. Is Tidal a music streaming service game changer?

Check out my review of Iman Europe's Caterpillar EP.

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The music industry's global release day/street date of Friday will be effective from July 10

The multi-talented Jay Carteré sat down with Music Ahead – a new website dedicated to following the shift in the recording …

Kendrick Lamar has broken Drake's Spotify record by getting 9.6 million listens on To Pimp A Butterfly on the first day of release.

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Apple is reportedly in talks with the major labels about the company's new streaming service

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Jay Carteré remixes Arcade Crossfire's Smashing. Check it out.

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Tumblr has changed the way it combats copyright infringement.

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Arcade Crossfire releases Smashing, his first tune of 2015.

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Jay Carteré kicked off 2015 with a new rap song, Drug Music. And now, he's dropped an exciting new video to go with it!

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Meanwhile, we continue to struggle convince music fans to download our free mixtapes!

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10 ways to ensure your mixtape is not listened to.

Some advice for music artists on getting bloggers and journalists to review their mixtape.

After a year of musical exploration, Jay Carteré kicks off 2015 with a new rap song, Drug Music.

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British artists make up the UK top 10 albums chart for 2014. Ed Sheeran leads with X (Multiply).

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2014 is coming to an end. It's been a good year, but how can you make 2015 even better? Why not stick to these New Year's resolutions?

Former piracy site FilesTube to be un-blocked from ISPs after BPI shows support for new business model.

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Aysh teams up with Micky Stirrups for an article on the way technology has changed our live music experience. @AyshCreamEnt @Micky_Stirrups

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I caught up with Tariq Moore to find out how he got into poetry and what he plans to do in the future.

Here I catch up with Foreign Motives' lead guitarist, Ben.

ACE caught up with Tevyn J to see what he's been working on.

Hip-Hop is largely associated with America. After all, that is where it was born. What about on this side of The Pond? Can Brits do Hip-Hop?

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BBK's Jammer drops a Warm Up Session for SBTV.

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The head of music at BBC Radio 1 has announced that the station will start using streaming data when compiling the UK Top 40 Chart.

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After her amazing performance with Jay Z at the Grammys last month, it's been reported that Beyoncé will also be performing at this year's BRIT Awards.

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Feb 2014

Types Of Fans

In your music career you'll realise that not all fans are the same and that there are actually different types of fans. Here's a few...

Could N-Dubz reunite this year? It looks like Dappy thinks so! Read more about it here.

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Google have changed new music search results to push YouTube videos to the top of new music search results, causing a little bit of upset.

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Today saw the launch of UK Music and the Intellectual Property Office's collaborative effort of a game that gives users and insight into the modern UK music industry.

Rebekah Buffong catches up with Miss Kai Ryder to talk about her new single, Brand New, in an interview with Aysh Cream Ent.

Beyoncé has contributed to an essay called Gender Equality Is A Myth!

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Sometimes people ask me to get involved with a project and I say no. I'm not crazy, I just think sometimes it's best not to take work.

Artists I want to hear from in 2014 include Elli Ingram, Mic Righteous, Yungen, Krept & Konan, Rihanna, Hipman Junky, L. Marshall and Jay Carteré.

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Beyoncé releases new album overnight.

@BeyoncéLite

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I caught up with Jay Carteré to see how things are going after the release of his Caesar Augustus mixtape! Watch here.

@JayRapGod

09

Nov 2013

Are You Famous?

Jay Carteré just posted this interesting vlog about fame and money! Give it a watch. What do you think?

@JayRapGod

How to build a fanbase if you're a music artist.

@AyshCreamEnt

After Krept & Konan recently signed to Virgin EMI, JumpOffTV bring us this interesting debate on whether it's better to be signed or independent!

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard that rap duo Krept & Konan have signed a deal with VirginEMI/Universal.

@KreptPlayDirty @KonanPlayDirty

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According to Charlotte Church females have the option of playing 3 different positions, the main one being the 'unattainable sexbot'. Read on for more info.

@AyshCreamEnt

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I have learnt new things since writing my Dating An Artist post and have therefore edited it. Find out what I learnt.

@AyshCreamEnt

Blogs are a great way for artists to gain exposure. Here are my top 10 things you need to do to get your music featured on music blogs.

Dance Music and Drug Usage are married. Divorce isn't an option, they just need to work through their problems. Read more to see how.

@AyshCreamEnt

Kaye tweets Dappy her bruised face while Dappy gets lipstick kisses from someone else... more Twitter drama from these two. Read on to find out more.

@TheDappy @KayeIsBack

Jay Carteré has finally released his Caesar Augustus mixtape. Read my review here.

@JayRapGod

Now if you've been keeping up to date you may have read my post on Drake's Nothing Was The Same Album Leak last week. This week (as promised) I'm going to talk about the impact of illegal downloading on up and coming artists.

Drake's Nothing Was The Same album leaked today- does it matter though?

@Drake

Jay Carteré has just released the official artwork and tracklisting of his forthcoming mixtape, Caesar Augustus.

@JayRapGod

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What is happening to this industry? Clear out the clutter please.

@AyshCreamEnt

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I realise that I'm always telling you lot to blog, or giving you blog ideas such as how you got into music. Well here's the story of how I got into blogging.

@AyshCreamEnt

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It's Friday! You know what that means right? Jay Carteré has released a new song in a FrostyFridays episode and this week it's Drown.

@JayRapGod

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I’m sure in our younger years we’ve all had a crush on an artist, whether we wanted to marry Beyoncé or get in bed with Drake, but what is dating an artist really like?

@AyshCreamEnt

After releasing the original No Chairs last week, Jay Carteré releases the No Chairs Remix featuring Levels and JoJo F.

JayRapGod @JOJOFMUSIC

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Jay Carteré releases the No Chairs in this week's episode of FrostyFridays.

@JayRapGod

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Cornish-born KeyFigga has just released his new mixtape, Acceleration! Hype - Party - Girls - Deep.

@TheKeyFigga

This morning I reflected on my busy schedule and realised how busy being an artist is. I admire how they manage it all, yet still love doing music.

@AyshCreamEnt

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Check out this little infographic on royalties from The Future of Music Coalition.

@AyshCreamEnt

Inside Music is a new management company launching on August 8th and they want you to get down to the launch party!

Tired of losing your earphones? Tired of untangling them? No worries, this experimental surgeon has found the solution. Implants.

@AyshCreamEnt

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Music Gateway is a global business platform, which connects music professionals from around the globe in one simple, easy to use website.

@Music_Gateway

Jay Carteré drops a this week's Frosty Friday, with an intro from Tempa T.

@JayRapGod

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Here are mistakes (most) artists make. I've told you them now though so I better not catch you making one!

@AyshCreamEnt

A lot of you end up in my email inbox, Twitter DMs and Facebook chat seeking help writing your artist bio. As …

David Cameron - "We Need To Make Sure The Music Industry Can Succeed"

@AyshCreamEnt

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Jay Carteré drops a fresh new Frosty Friday in the form of Turn Up, featuring Mike.

@JayRapGod @LilLevz

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How important is the subject matter of a track to you? Does subject matter to you? Are there songs you like that are essentially about nothing?

@AyshCreamEnt

ACE catches up with RoughCut producer, Arcade Crossfire with a pretty humorous result!

@ArcadeCrossfire

Love Songs... Yay Or Nay? After a while love songs make me want to jump off a cliff and it must do the same to someone else right? Right?!

@AyshCreamEnt

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Jay Carteré drops the latest instalment of his Frosty Fridays series with his track, Like This. The track is about shitting on your exes.

@JayRapGod

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Aysh catches up with South London's P. Dot as he discusses his musical plans, plays This Or That and drops a freestyle!

@PDot1995

Media channel, Link Up TV are launching their new website and smartphone app this Sunday- yes, tomorrow! Hear about it’s features and …

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ACE caught up with Immanuel Tella after seeing him perform at the London ATOM Live auditions. Watch the video to see …

ACE catches up with East London rapper, Bowza, to see what he’s been up to and find out what else he has …

Kanye West screams and throws his mic at his second London show. Another tantrum? Really Kanye? What is it with artists …

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ACE catches up with UK Hip-Hop artist & record label CEO, BCasual… You haven’t featured on ACE before, so first off tell …

Yup, word has it that the N-dubz star, Tulisa Contostavlos, is set to receive the boot in order to bring the show …

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Fazer’s gorgeous girlfriend Ashley has finally pushed out the couples beautiful baby girl (in just 4 pushes).   How cute! Can’t wait …

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So people are now comparing Diamonds singer Rihanna to the late Princess? By people, I mean papers (see here). Her relationship with …

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15

Feb 2013

Make Them Aware

Music promotion, how are you doing it? For ease, let’s say this is about promoting you as an artist, not a specific …

The King Of The Jungle manages to swing his way out of an immediate jail sentence over petrol stations brawl. After some …

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Networking is VERY important in this industry, from when I first started music blogging I’ve always tried to get to know the …

Mic Righteous releases his debut retail release in the form of his Open Mic EP

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ACE catches up with rum-and-bacon-powered producer, Micky Stirrups, to talk about This Thing Of Ours (if you don’t know what that is …

As Paigey Cakey reached her 20th birthday she took to Twitter to announce that she was a virgin- despite her tongue bar

@Paigey_Cakey

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An upset horse enters Tesco in search for his friends, but unfortunately finds they’ve been made into ‘beef’ burgers. Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleTumblrPinterestPocketEmailLike …

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After a trial that felt like it went on forever (to me at least) and 8 hours to reach a verdict, former …

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GRM Daily let you all know what’s going on! Too funny. “Breast tits I’ve seen all year” @GRMDaily Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleTumblrPinterestPocketEmailLike this:Like …

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As opposed to posting the usual pictures of her having fun (either with or without clothes on), yesterday Rihanna used her …

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ACE catches up with Hackney’s very own Isaac Danquah as he talks about his inspirations, influences and musical approach… Hey Isaac! For …

 

Rihanna gets mad as she experiences sound problems while performing in London on her 777 tour. What do you think of …

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