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So you wanna be a superstar You want the fans The glitz The glamour The money The bling American Idol judge Randy Jackson has been the man behind the star-making machine for the past 25 years, producing, recording, managing and performing with the biggest names in the music industry, including *NSYNC, ...
So you wanna be a superstar You want the fans The glitz The glamour The money The bling American Idol judge Randy Jackson has been the man behind the star-making machine for the past 25 years, producing, recording, managing and performing with the biggest names in the music industry, including *NSYNC, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Celine Dion, Elton John,Aretha Franklin, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Destiny's Child, Bon Jovi and Journey, among many others. If anybody knows the music biz, it's Randy.
Now for the first time, Randy reveals his secrets -- and those of the industry's top experts -- to making it big in the music industry. With his cool, hip, straightforward style, he's going to break it all down for you in layman's terms. He's going to help you find your musical style and how it can mean the difference between scoring a record deal -- or going nowhere. He'll give you the 411 on how to land gigs, network with the industry's power players, make a blazing hot demo and snag the all-important record deal -- all while staying true to yourself.
So if you think you have what it takes to be the next Beyonce, Justin Timberlake or 50 Cent, or even the next American Idol, read What's Up, Dawg and let's see if you got What's up!
|Introduction: When You Wish Upon a Star||1|
|1||Do You Have "It"?||7|
|2||Being Dawgmatic About Getting Your Skills Together||29|
|3||Music to a Dawg's Ears||57|
|4||Trying to Become a Big Dawg and Taking It to the Next Level||77|
|5||Mirror, Mirror on the Wall ... How to Work with What Your Mama Gave Ya||97|
|6||Da Biz: The Who, What and Why||127|
|7||Capturing the Holy Grail--How to Score a Record Deal||175|
|8||To Idol or Not to Idol||217|
|9||Yo Dawg: You Just Got Thrown a Bone||241|
Posted February 23, 2013
Posted August 8, 2004
Randy has had his feet entrenched in the music industry for decades. This book tours the reader through his world. The sky is the limit with Randy. Very informative book about the music industry.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted February 18, 2004