Wu-Tang star Raekwon and his Ice Water label
make the cover of Insomniac Magazine's Hip Hop Business Issue.
Raekwon and the co-owners of Ice Water, Inc.
talk turkey about their business venture with Universal Records.
The special Hip Hop Business Issue of the 7 year
old nationally distributed industry magazine, Insomniac, provides deep information
for anyone interested in learning about the business side of the most powerful
genre in music today.
Other features include investment and financial
advice from West Coast rebel artist, Paris. Interviews with acclaimed music
industry authors, and articles on Hip Hop & Technology, Music Distribution,
entertainment lawyers, what major label A&Rs are looking for, alternative
promotions techniques and much more.
"Insomniac's Hip Hop Business Issue is required
reading for anyone in or trying to get into the music business. This issue was
published to educate fans, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in the inner
workings of the Hip Hop industry," explains Insomniac's New York rep, Tony
Samuel to AllHipHop.com.
For more information on this issue visit www.InsomniacMagazine.com.
In related Wu news, Masta Killa will drop his
solo debut, No Said Date in the fall on his own indie, Little Shoes Music/Nature
The project will be distributed nationwide by
Caroline and will feature production handled by RZA and Allah Mathematics.
The Wu member is also working on a tour, which
is said to feature Killah Priest, Inspektah Deck and Allah Mathematics.