The Hip-Hop Show - EP001 - Interview with Thembi Mpungose-Niklas [October 7, 2022 at 18h35]
Intokozo FM's "The Hip-Hop Show" (Hosted by Okuhle "iamsoul" Hlongwane and Simphiwe Fortune Thabethe). The first Hip-Hop episode now available on podcasts, and in this episode, we sat down with Thembi Mpungose-Niklas (Head of Brand Strategy at Warner Music Africa) to touch on the business side of the music industry as well as understanding copyright protection (known as "Intellectual Property Rights") and some basic understanding of what publishing is. This interview is meant to educate musicians as well as music professionals who are interested in bettering their careers and those interested in understanding more about the industry, this will definitely not be the last so expect more knowledge to come!
Timestamps: (00:08) Introduction || (01:12) Overview of Experience in the Music Industry || (05:15) Red Flags in the Music Industry || (08:28) What to Prepare as an Independent Artist to be Successful || (11:46) Different Ways an Artist Can Make Money || (14:43) Potential for Upcoming Musicians to Make Money via Live Performances || (16:10) Understanding Copyrights/Intellectual Property Rights || (19:54) Understanding the Basics of Publishing || (20:39) Words of Encouragement for Upcoming Musicians & Music Professionals || (22:32) Outro.