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The Music Industry: The High Cost of Low Brow

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We all think of different things when we hear the term music industry. But what does that actually mean? What does the music industry actually do?

Rihanna’s recent single “Man Down” was analyzed by NPR’s planet money team, led by Zoe Chace, and what they found is “a hard act to follow… and a hard pill to swallow.” (Maroon 5?)

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