Indie Hip Hop Label Launches New Blog Detailing It’s Struggle To Be Seen And Heard!

May 15, 2007 at 4:33 pm | Posted in Hip Hop News/Press Releases | Leave a comment

New age digital hip hop label, Hoodgrown Records has just launched a new blog, My Hood, which will detail the struggle of the underfunded hip hop label in it’s quest to utilize unique marketing strategies and the internet in order to bring it’s music to masses.

“I got the idea from a recent post on Coolfer.” said Chris English, CEO of Hoodgrown Records. “I’m an expert at innovative ways to market over the internet but I’m also hoping that those who read the blog will be able to come up with some ideas as well and see things that I may have overlooked.”

The blog will be updated daily and detail Hoodgrown Records as it prepares it’s first release, from hip hop producer Cartel, entitled “Prepare For Glory”. Scheduled for release on June 28th, “Prepare For Glory” will be released on CD and as a FREE download from the Hoodgrown Records website.

You can read the blog here:
http://www.hoodgrownrecords.com/myhood/

About Hoodgrown Records:
HoodGrown Records is a new type of record label created to leverage the power of the internet to market and promote quality music to the consumer.Digital music is the future: with sales of downloaded music and mp3 players skyrocketing and more people discovering new music by utilizing the internet, HoodGrown Records is poised to take advantage of the lateston-line and mobile communications technologies.

Unlike the current crop of “e-labels”, HoodGrown Records focus is on selling albums not singles. Albums will be sold from the website for $3.50 while lead singles will be available for download out at no charge and consumers will be encouraged to pass these songs out on file-sharing networks, mixtape, their MySpace pages, etc. Flash based internet videos for singles will be created and distributed freely over the internet as well in order to create a buzz for HoodGrown Records’ projects. Albums will be opened ended mp3s and will be mastered and contain cover art as well.

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