I haven't had the chance to watch these yet but I definitely wish I could have attended this event. The Music World is A totally different ball game these days and its 95% to do with the Internet. This topic is one that is overdone and im sure you are all tired of me calling the internet "The Double Edge Sword" but it is what it is.... These are some lengthy videos so dig in and indulge yourself and lets keep this music thing going! If we cant have B.E.T. / MTV / or FM RADIO we SHALL RULE THE BLOGOSPHERE! one POST at A TIME!
On Saturday, April 3, Future of Music Coaltion and Words Beats & Life hosted If I Ruled the Blogosphere: Hip-Hop Bloggers and Social Change, a panel discussion that hip-hop bloggers such as Meka Udoh (2 Dope Boyz), Dallas Penn (Dallas Penn & the Internets Celebrities), Jason Reynolds (OkayPlayer), Frank William Miller Junior (FWMJ of RappersIKnow.com) and Chris Rabb (Afro-Netizen) talking about a host of topics, some of which included net neutrality (I wish we’d have delved into this more), the convergence of technology and independent music,
FMC was on hand to talk about how policy shapes what the hip-hop community does, where it goes and what it says on the online. FMC will also present information that bloggers, artists, and fans can use to protect their right to free speech and entrepreneurship via the open Internet.