April 11, 2019 Make Your Music Make Your Money video

On April 11, 2019, The Ella Project co-presented a panel with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and the New Orleans Business Alliance on the importance of securing your copyrights to license music for film and television.

In this first panel, DJ Raj Smoove talks with Ella Project Co-Founder Ashlye Keaton, entertainment attorney and Co-founder of the Ella Project about the procedures for music registration and licensing.

In this second part of the workshop, DJ Raj Smoove interviews artists Chase N. Cashe, 5th Ward Weebie and Nesby Phips. The four share personal experiences about the music industry and provide advice to hip-hop artists looking register and license their music.

Warning: Strong Language throughout program.