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Learn the Basic Keys to Success in Today's Music Business
Position Yourself for Success in the Music Market Place! Many of today’s independent and unsigned artist as well as those returning for major record deals are finding a renewed understanding of how to navigate today’s digital music business. Music industry veteran gives basic but needed advice on how to create a niche using digital, online and traditional marketing and promotion! The author Kamal Imani is a music business veteran of over 35 years. As an artist in his own right, he learned radio and event marketing and promotions at an early age as well as many aspects of the music business by promoting his own talent showcases, building his own recording studio, Disc Jockeying and performing at house and school parties, managing artist and producing films and videos. He also attended many music seminars in New York City. As a local television host in New Jersey, the topic for one of his shows was “Music Business 101-Real Advice (The Show Must Go On). Upon reaching YouTube it has become very popular and is still receiving enormous feedback from the independent artist community with accolades from the major music business community. However, Kamal keeps receiving an abundance of questions from artist and managers seeking help in which he hopes to clarify in this brief but thorough how to book. Enjoy! See the videos on Youtube! Music Business 101 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHufSVrZkAA Music Business 202 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug_7dQrOir0 Available for download on Itunes, Barnes and Nobles and more! https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/music-business-101/id840324597?mt=11 Check out the hot new techno rap hit “I’m going all out” by Ayesha Wright and Kamal Imani on Itunes https://itunes.apple.com/album/im-going-all-out!/id867832814?i=867832829&ign-mpt=uo%3D5 Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00JYKUNOK/?tag=you09f-20 The Bhangra Supreme Work Out and Dance Party Volume 2 is an exotic hot blend of dance, club, Bhangra, East, Native and West Indian flavors ranging from 125 to 145 Beats per minute. Ideal for you to dance to while burning calories and reshaping or maintaining your body! There are also some hot techno songs included! DJ's, party throwers and socialites can just put this album on and it will rock the party! Download now on Bandcamp! https://kamalimani.bandcamp.com/album/bhangra-supreme-work-out-and-dance-party-volume-2 coming to Itunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Spotify and more 11/24/2013 Kamal Imani Bio Kamal Imani is an internationally known spoken word performance poet, conscious hip hop lyricist, Television and Showcase Host and Lecturer. Kamal has toured the eastern coast of the United States. His full time profession is a teacher of children and teenagers with special needs and who are considered “at risk”. Being born in Harlem New York and raised in the Bronx New York as well as Teaneck New Jersey by a single mother, Kamal identifies with urban youth and young people who feel angry or isolated. He is also a tutor at a major tutoring company. Kamal is author of the book “You Got Next, Real Talk for the Hip Hop Generation” (Blurb.com) In Bergen County New Jersey he is considered one of the pioneers of the early hip hop movement in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. This movement taught him how to DJ, MC, Break dance and promote parties and talent showcases. It also taught him how to record music. As a teenager he had succumbed to peer pressure and the lure of the streets but was fortunate to never end up dead or in jail like several of his friends. Today Kamal remains passionate about reaching young people via lectures, spoken word poetry, hip hop and film. He has shared the stage with and opened for entertainers such as Doug E. Fresh, Cassidy, Buju Banton, MC Shan, The Last Poets and many more! Along with his business partner Mr. Barksdale, he has a company and online social media network for unsigned and independent artist called “Bless the Mic Magazine” (http://www.blessthemicmagazine.ning.com) where artist have the opportunity to network and gain exposure on and offline at live performances. Education: Teaneck High School Graduate Bergen Community College – Associates in Science Liberal Arts Morehouse College New York Institute of Technology-Bachelors in Sociology (Concentration in Psychology) Computer Career Training Center- Englewood NJ Kovats Real Estate School – Maywood NJ Performances and Lectures: NJ IZOD Arena NJ’s Most Talented Halftime Show Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield NJ (Organix Soul) Hackensack Cultural Arts Center-Actor & Rapper in play “The Greatest is Love” Mayles Cinema, Harlem NY, Director of Film “Up in the Attic” Screening Q&A Englewood Public Library NJ, Lecture and screening Q&A The Poetz Realm, Bridgeport Connecticut Host of Bless the Mic/NeetUSA Television Show TimeWarner Cable, Palisades Park NJ Movie “Goldigger Killer”, RBG Promotions, Acted “African Man on Street” and Performed Poetry. Movie “Holla if I Kill You” RBG Promotions, Acted and song “RevolutionaryArt” used for theme song”. Movie “Up in the Attic” Directed and Acted. RevolutionaryArt Films. To contact Kamal for bookings and information contact Mr. Barksdale at 201-923-9213.