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SoSouth Interviews: 3 in the Morning by DJ Screw

Posted by Tre Scranton on

 Journalists Matt Sonzala and Creg Lovett sits with Houston Rap Legends Lil KeKe, C-Note of the Botany Boys, K-Rino and PSK-13 to discuss DJ Screw's impact on Hip-Hop Music and the creation process of 3 in the Morning. CEO of Big Tyme Records - Russel Washington, is also present at the roundtable. Read or watch the Interview below.   Creg: Who was the first person you ever met from the Houston rap scene? Did you go to school with anyone? PSK-13: I have all kinds of stories about that. I went to school with Egypt E, Deuce, Dope E and...

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Music Streaming Royalties pt. 1: Earnings Breakdown

Posted by Tre Scranton on

Are you signed to a major label or an independent artist? Exclusivity to a specific digital store? What about the minimum streams you have to get (monthly) in order to earn minimum wage? The good folks over at SoSouth gathered the 411 into a easy-to-understand chart table that you can take to the bank below:

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Hi-Res Music & Audio : The New Recording Standard

Posted by Tre Scranton on

Every 25 years or so, the medium for the mass-production of audio gets upgraded to the next big thing.
From the Phonograph which played tin cylinders (1877), to the Gramophone (1900) , which played glass, zinc, and eventually plastic flat discs/records; From Vinyl, which didn't hit the scene until 1948, the cassette tape that made it's debut in 1962, to the first commercial Compact Disc made available in 1982- the search for better audio quality transmission has never ceased.

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SoSouth's History

Posted by Randy Haaga on

What turned into SoSouth was originally started in 1994. Business partners Steve Phelan and Randy Haaga turned a small online music store into one of the most successful regional distribution outlets in Texas.Steve has been a productive entrepreneur since creating his first business in 2002. He's worked in television, video producing and production, artist management and launched several successful non-music related companies currently doing business worldwide. Randy's business experience started with band management in 1988 followed by 10 years working at the regional music distributor Southwest Wholesale while developing the foundation of this business in his off-time.The original company launched in 1994...

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We were there!

Posted by Randy Haaga on

SOSOUTH HIGHLIGHTS (About SoSouth)Here’s a list of SoSouth highlights from last few years. It’s new releases and other things we’ve been involved with. Newest First: * Lil Keke DMWT 20th Anniversary Edition with 5 bonus tracks and special 2017 covert re-shoot. Plus "Southside Poster" and DMWTx pins.  *SoSouth Gets into the PIN manufacturing business. First with the SoSouth die cut logo pin, and then Lil' Keke's DMWTx OG album cover and Oil & Gas die-cut pin. Many more planned.   *SoSouth & DJ X.O. collab to create Oil & Gas, featuring tracks produced by X.O. along members of Sauce Twins, Propain, Devin...

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