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Here's your regular go-to for the latest music business articles related to trends, news, market development, equity and inclusion, and important changes in today's evolving music industry.

Wall Street Journal 50 Years Later, Everything Is Hip-Hop: Rappers Didn’t Just Change The Sound Of Music—They Changed The Business Of It Too. ‘The Only Rule Was To Be Successful.’

CBC Music 20 Songs That Tell The Story Of Canadian Hip-Hop

The New York Times How Hip-Hop Conquered the World

The New York Times The Future of Rap is Female

The Guardian ‘Women Helped Build This’: Celebrating The Ladies Of Hip-Hop

ABC News LGBTQ+ Hip-hop Artists Use Their Spotlight To Express Queer Joy

The Economist Hip-Hop’s Future Will Be Less American And More Global: Fifty Years On, The Musical Genre’s Centre Of Gravity Is Shifting

City News Toronto Hip-Hop And Justice: Culture Carries The Spirit Of Protest, 50 Years And Counting

Wired The Hip Hop Historians Who Are Racing to Preserve Its Story

Digital Music News How To Succeed In Music When You Have a Family

Music Ally Spotify And Chartmetric Hail South Asian Music’s Global Growth

Variety Women Composers Finally Dominate in Emmys’ Music Categories 

Music Business Worldwide The Concert Business Could Learn A Lot From The Software Sector’s Process Of ‘Dogfooding’

Music Ally Japan Eases Its Visa Requirements For International Artists

Billboard Splice’s AI Tool Doesn’t Go the ‘Push Button’ Route for Song Creation — Here’s Why

Financial Times Google and Universal Music Negotiate Deal Over AI ‘Deepfakes’

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