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The 4th annual Music Business Empowerment Conference returns to Atlanta, September 7th. Bringing out a who's-who of industry tastemakers and executives, Makin' It Magazine founder, Kelby Cannick, has been tapped to speak on the Management and Digital Strategies panel alongside Rico Brooks (Manager: Metro Boomin, Sonny Digital) and Brooklyn Johnny (Manager: Cardi B). Each year, MBE Conference panels present a lively discussion with genuine industry insight to attendees. Visit the link below for full details.
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Last month, @IAmJayHarris officially launched the #PutMeOnK100 listening session. Bringing in some of Atlanta's top tastemakers, the event gave independent artists a platform to network and get genuine feedback on their music. Receiving rave reviews from all in attendance, Jay has scheduled the next taping for December 18th at Live Hip Hop Daily studios in Atlanta and enlisted aide of Makin' It Magazine CEO, Kelby Cannick, as one of his panelists. For event details or info on presenting music click below.
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As Atlanta's #1 magazine for the urban music industry, Makin' It Magazine has once again been recognized for its consistency in delivering unique and quality content that aides its readers succeed. This time, that acknowledgement comes as a nomination for the 2016 SCM Awards Magazine of the Year. Nominated in the company of other great publications from across the country, Makin' It Magazine is favored to win. Cast your votes today and don't miss the May 15th ceremony in Memphis, TN. hosted by Bigga Rankin.
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Merging with the #DrinkNGreet Music Showcase, DJ Mike Mars' widely successful #MeetNSip networking event packed out the ARTlanta Gallery on the city's west side. Featuring a dope line up for fresh new sounds from some of the city's most promising new artists, the event drew out Makin' It Magazine's Kelby Cannick. Particularly impressed with the performance's of Alex Rodriguez and Big Sant, the magazine CEO commented, "Events like this are crucial to the culture. A few people made it onto my radar tonight."
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For their 14th Annual Dynamicon Music Conference, Dynamic Producers, reached out to Makin' It Magazine publisher, Kelby Cannick, to speak on their branding panel. Joined by Atlanta Hip Hop Curator and Host, Fort Knox, Grand Hustle Producer, Stroud and Emcee/Event Promoter, MicxSic, the group gave a refreshingly honest indoctrination to effectively navigating the independent music scene. Touching on topics such as setting a budget and maximizing income, the panel was full of actionable advice.
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Kelby Cannick, Publisher of Makin' It Magazine, recently sat down with the crew of Street Watch Radio, one of Atlanta's fastest growing syndicated radio shows, for an in-depth interview on both the history and future of Makin' It Magazine. Touching on entrepreneurship, the music industry and a variety of unrelated topics, the segment was also filmed for the first episode of Street Watch TV which debuts in Atlanta on Comcast 24. Tune in Fridays at 11PM with Montana White, Ginger Bread Gerl and Jazmyn Sharay.
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