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    Episode 264: People You Should Never Follow On Social Media

    Although we’ve spoken about social media many times on this podcast, we’ve never spoken about how who to follow and who to not follow on social media.  In this episode, we break down the ten types of people you should never follow on social media and why.  Let’s go!   Super Duty Tough Work · 264: Ten People You Should Never Follow On Social Media Support the podcast by picking up the copy of Blueprint’s…

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    Huge CD Sale This Weekend

    This weekend we’re having a huge sale on our CDs.  Between now and Sunday at Midnight you can get 40% off all of our CD titles.  From new titles to back catalog, all CDs are 40% this weekend, so don’t sleep!  No coupon needed as the marked down prices are shown on the store page. If you would like your copies signed, just add a note in the “special instructions” box at checkout.  Shop HERE…

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    Episode 263: The Mr Dibiase Cheat Code

    The Low End Theory weekly event in Los Angeles shed light into one of the most important and influential movements that hip-hop production has ever seen. Their podcast rose to the top of iTunes and their sold out weekly event sparked a worldwide movement. Los Angeles producer Dibiase’s forward-thinking sampling and unmistakable drum swing made him an integral part of the movement along with names like Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, Ras G, and Samiyam. In…

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    Episode 262: How To Become a Better Music Producer

    Making beats is one of the most rewarding musical endeavors, but also one of the most challenging, especially at the beginning stages. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down ten tips for music producers they wished somebody told them when they first started out.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 262 of Super Duty Tough Work, “How to Become a Better Music Producer”:

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    Labor Day Vinyl Sale – Take 20% Off All Vinyl Releases

    This Labor Day weekend we’re having a big sale on all of our vinyl releases.  From today until Monday at midnight, all of our vinyl releases are available for 20% off.  Considering we’ve just repressed many of our most popular projects, this is great news for vinyl lovers.  LPs that were previously $25 are now just $20 this weekend.  Even the brand new “Watch it Burn” 7-inch is marked down to just $8 this weekend. …

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    261: The Direct-To-Fan Revolution

    As more and more artists realize that putting all of their eggs in the music streaming basket isn’t as lucrative as they would like it to be due to the low pay out rates, many are searching for alternative ways to survive in the music industry.  One of the ways that is growing more popular every year is one that never actually went anywhere–selling direct to fans.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic discuss the…

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    Episode 260: How Jadakiss Defeated Dipset

    The internet was buzzing last week from the versuz battle between The Lox and Dipset crews. By the time it was all said and done, one thing was clear–the majority of fans felt that Jadakiss of the Lox had stolen the show and along with it Dipset’s thunder. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down the strategies Jadakiss used on stage to impress so many people and help his crew come out victorious.

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    Episode 259: The Creative Genius of Biz Markie

    With the passing of hip-hop Biz Markie, hip-hop fans mourned the loss of a legendary artist and contributor to the artform.  And while many of the tributes about him have focused on his iconic song catalog, Blueprint and Illogic decided to pay tribute to Biz by breaking down his creative genius and explain what made his work so special.  Hit the link to watch or listen to Super Duty Tough Work episode 259 “The Creative…

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    Episode 258: How Work Can Ruin Relationships

    Although we all must work to build a better live for ourselves, there comes a point where our work lives can become harmful to our relationships. In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down all the ways we subconsciously ruin healthy relationships with our work-related decisions.  Hit the link to watch or listen to episode 258, How Work Can Ruin Relationships:

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    Episode 257: Being Too Consumed With Your Art

    Although we speak a lot about the importance of working hard and being disciplined, we rarely speak about one of the consequences, which is becoming consumed with your art.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic speak about the fine line between working hard and being too consumed with your art, and how to avoid it.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 257 of Super Duty Tough Work is Being Too Consumed With Your Art:

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    Get Blueprint’s Last Two Books for Just $25 This Week

    This week, we’re running a special offer on Blueprint’s two latest books.  From now until this Sunday at midnight you can get The 10 Traits of Successful Hip-Hop Artists and The Social Media Cheat Code for just $25, exclusively here on weightless.net.   This price is 22% less than their usual price, so if you’ve been waiting on the right time to pick them up, this is it!  Signed options available as well.  Order your copies…

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    Episode 256: The Health is Wealth Results Show

    Two months ago, in an effort to shed some pandemic pounds, Blueprint and Illogic embarked on a health challenge.  They hoped to take on some new healthy behaviors and get back in shape.   This challenge was also extended to the listeners of the show.  In this episode, Blueprint and Illogic break down how they did in their health challenge and play calls from listeners who share their results as well.  Hit the link to watch…

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    Read Chapter Four of Blueprint’s Upcoming Book “The Social Media Cheat Code”

    By now you all know that Blueprint’s new book The Social Media Cheat Code, aimed to help artists and entrepreneurs with social media is now shipping.  To celebrate the book’s release, we’ve decided to share a sample chapter with our supporters.  Below is the forth chapter of The Social Media Cheat Code, titled “Engagement Increases Visibility” in it’s entirety:

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    Episode 255: Ten Crazy Writing Hacks

    Every writer has things that they do to that help them write better and faster.  Some of those habits are normal, but others would be classified as weird or crazy.  In this episode of Super Duty Tough Work, Blueprint and Illogic break down their ten craziest writing hacks and explain how each one has helped them become a better writer.  Hit the link to watch/listen to episode 255 Ten Crazy Writing Hacks: Super Duty Tough…

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