Black Moon front-man and co-founder of New York's Duck Down Records, Buckshot will be releasing The Common Knowledgy of the Entertainment Industry this November 23. Having began his career as an intern at Hank Shocklee's S.O.U.L. Records, Buckshot has transitioned from student to artist to leading one of Hip Hop's most respected labels through 15 years of success.
According to a Duck Down press release, "The pamphlet is comprised of three stages. Buckshot first educates readers on the 'Basics' of the entertainment industry providing his definitions for terms associated within the business. Buckshot then transitions to the 'Framework,' or inner-workings of a music label and answers commonly posed questions that he receives from fans and interviewers. In the final stage, Buckshot unveils 'How It All Works,' and illustrates the process of putting the knowledge to use and executing proposed goals."
Buckshot has had an integral role in helping launch the careers of artists such as Sean Price, Smif n' Wessun and Skyzoo.
The digital release is broken into 13 chapters. The tracklisting is as follows:
14) How Do I Sell At Digital Retail?
15) What Is A Marketing Campaign?
16) Outro (September 15)
UPDATE: It has now been announced that this book has been delayed to January 25, 2011.