Multi-Platinum Music Producer and Best-selling Author Sahpreem A. King Releases new book, "Surviving The Game: How To Succeed In The Music Business"

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  • (1888PressRelease) October 08, 2011 - Music business guru Sahpreem A. King offers aspiring artists and industry professionals alike the essential information they need not only to survive in the game of music business, but also to thrive.

    Sahpreem King's practical approach on how to get into the music business, and how to do well as a result of your passion for the art form and your willingness to grind and work hard every day, is informed by his years of experience as a DJ, Hip Hop producer, label executive, writer, consultant, and book author. This book is more than an industry insider's view. King tells you what to do and what not to do, from imparting to you his basic knowledge about music to the deeper wisdom that he has acquired over the last twenty years.

    "In the new paradigm of music, I think it's important for aspiring artists and music business professionals to understand the economic advantages of being an independent artist. The purpose for writing Surviving the Game: How to Succeed in the Music Business, was to illustrate the importance of education, in an industry that preys on the inexperienced," added King.
    Drawing on his unique, up-to-the-minute experience as one of the most trusted advisors in the music industry, King offers new information on:

    A step-by-step breakdown of the process of getting a record deal in today's ultra competitive Hip-Hop/R&B market.

    Breaking down the subject of publishing into easily digestible portions

    Recognizing and understanding the components of a music business team (managers, lawyers, agents, producers, artist, etc.)

    How to sell music independently using social networking

    Music marketing in a digital age

    Reason why you should chose to remain an independent artists

    How to harness Web 2.0 technologies

    Sahpreem A. King, Producer of hit makers such as, SWV, Wyclef, Ivy Queen, and the A.B. Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings, to name a few, and author of the best selling music business book "Gotta Get Signed How To Become A Hip Producer, explains the music industry in a language everyone can understand.

    "Surviving the Game: How to Succeed in the Music Business by Sahpreem A. King is a book that will transcend the current stagnant debate about the state of the music industry in the United States and throughout the world. Music remains the universal language and King masterfully puts it down in plain language about how to be successful in the industry of music," stated Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Co-Chairman, Hip Hop Summit Action Network

    About Sahpreem A. King

    King is the author of the best-selling book Gotta Get Signed: How to Become a Hip-Hop Producer, published by Schirmer Trade Books. As an author his articles and commentary have been featured in music trade publications (digital and print) worldwide ranging from DJ Times magazine to The Source magazine. Sahpreem has been a panelist, keynote speaker, clinician, and expert consultant for music industry conventions and conferences including the Winter Music Conference, Atlantis Music Conference, and DJ Times Convention.

    Sahpreem holds an associate's degree in Business Management from Kaplan
    University, a bachelor's degree in Information Systems & Technology from Kaplan University, and a master's degree in Education Media Design & Technology from Full Sail University. King also is a member of the board of directors of P.A.T.H. Preserving, Archiving, & Teaching, Hip Hop; a Miami based non-profit organization that focuses on Hip Hop pedagogy and community outreach.

    You can join Sahpreem on Facebook at, follow him on Twitter at, and visit his website at

    To arrange an interview, contact info ( @ ) gottagetsigned dot com

    WOT Digital Press
    Release date: October 1, 2011
    ISBN: 978-0-9837577-02 / Price: $14.99

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