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Ka-ching! Some Musicians Sold on Commercial Outlets
Date: Sunday, May 08, 2011 @ 17:02:03 UTC

Mr. Robotic released a debut CD in February - begrudgingly. The Chicago rapper, aka Columbia College student Marcas Harris, has been writing and recording high-energy, club-ready songs for several years, and he claims to be making a full-time living from it. But the Benjamins haven't been coming from album sales ("Boy in the Band: A Love Story," a six-song EP, is his first physical offering) or iTunes downloads (though a small set of his tracks first appeared there last year). Instead, Mr. Robotic plugged his fledgling career into the other side of the music business: licensing songs to movies, TV shows, advertising and much more. Complete Article







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