Learn the Music Business and explode your music career!
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Created by Terry Moorer
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 mins on-demand audio
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to find the right manager
  • How to avoid bad contracts
  • How to get your music played on radio
  • How to copyright your music the right way
  • How to balance your music career and personal life
  • How to avoid the biggest mistakes 99% of artists make when they have a manager.
  • How stay focus and keep your career on track when others are getting distracted 
  • How to treat your music career like a business instead of a hobby
  • How most celebrity music artists stay in shape and how it can help your career
  • How Poorman's Copyright is the biggest mistake you can make and why..
  • How to decide if a 360 deal is right for you
  • How to connect with the right people tha that will help you get your career to the next level!
  • How to get your music into commercials
  • .......and much much more!!
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Requirements
  • All you need is a laptop, smartphone or tablet with Internet connection
  • A notebook and pen to take notes.
Description

****updated February 2016

Are you lost when it comes to your music career? Do you have the creative side down but lack any knowledge about the business? Do you know how to find the photographer or manager? Its called the music business for a reason and most independent artists, producers, songwriters and muscians are constantly caught up in bogus deals or meeting the wrong people because of not understanding the business aspect.

Learn the Music Business is an educational online course that teaches music artists about the music industry and more importantly how to save money in the music industry. How to avoid the common mistakes that most artists make, how to  get ripped off by a shady manager, tips on how to get airplay, sell more music and create the right image for your career. This course will help level the playing field by making dreams come true for unsigned artists, songwriters, producers and musicians. Connect the dotsby giving each student access to industry leaders that can help you get the exposure you need.

I am a music industry expert with over 30 years experience in marketing, publicity and branding. In the past, I've worked with Will Smilth, Queen Latifah, MTV, Atlantic Records, NBA entertainment, Rosie Perez, NBA Kenny Smith, Sean Combs, MC Lyte, veteran jazz artist Bob Baldwin and many others. Learn the Music Business is a video collection of advice from a few of my close friends in the music industry. You will be learning from a team of people including celebrity photographers, celebrity publicists, entertainment lawyers, radio DJs, record executives, celebrity stylists, celebrity fitness trainers and veteran managers. The independent music artists who wants to understand the business aspect from multiple sources instead of one person. 

****I am so happy with this course, and so confident that you will learn something new about the music industry that will help your career I will offer a 30 day guarantee.**************



Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for music artists, producers, songwriters and musicians
  • Anyone that has a passion about music but also wants to make sure they are doing everything to protect their career
  • Anyone that is looking for a team of people to help their music career. This course will give you the best tools and skills to succeed
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Curriculum For This Course
91 Lectures
01:58:36
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:31

Learn the Music Business founders talk about what this course will cover.

Preview 01:31
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Who is Terry Moorer coming soon! Audio Interview
1 Lecture 00:00

As a person with disability, Terry has been blessed to have over 30 years in the entertainment Industry. In the past he has had the opportunity to work with NBA Entertainment, Queen Latifah, Walt Disney world, Will Smith, MTV, Atlantic records and others. In 1987 his career working at Evergreen recording studio in New York City. He also held positions at Billboard magazine, First Priority Music (a subsidary of Atlantic Records, Major Damage clothing and The Coca-Cola company. He the author of two books, How to Launch Your Music Career in 21 Days and Fearless Dreams. For his bio, click on the PDF link Above and download.

Terry Moorer's Full Bio
3 pages
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Meet the Guest Instructors
24 Lectures 17:35

Derek Blanks is a creative mastermind and talent unlike others who share his craft. Legendary media brands like Cover Girl, ESSENCE, BET Networks and Sony Music Entertainment, to name a few, frequently seek him for iconic campaigns and cover shoots while celebrities' request him exclusively for personal photo sessions and most notably the Alter Ego, as made popular by NeNe Leaks and Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Though his client roster boasts some of the biggest names on the planet including Oscar Award-Winning Actors Mo'Nique, Jennifer Hudson, Cuba Gooding Jr.; Olympian's Gabby Douglas, Carmelita Jeter and Swin Cash; Nicki Minaj, Brandy, Wendy Williams, Steve Harvey, Patti LaBelle, Blair Underwood, Chaka Khan, Kelly Rowland, Angela Bassett, Amber Riley of Glee, Snoop Dogg and more

Preview 00:39

Dr. Tartt is a frequent psychology expert for CNN, HLN, Intelligence For Your Life and previously co-hosted his own show, Love Addiction, on TV One which healed toxic relationships. He has appeared as a psychology expert on ABC Nightline, MTV's Made, TV Ones' Black Men Revealed, BET's 106 & Park, & Gospel Touch and currently is the radio host of Heart 2 Heart With Dr. Tartt on WCLK (91.9 Jazz In The City) which is a live call in show that focuses on improving relationships and is funded by Verizon Wireless. Dr. Tartt also serves as the go-to psychology expert on the Rickey Smiley, Tom Joyner, Love & Relationships, and Café Mocha syndicated radio shows. He has also written articles for Black Enterprise, Essence, Upscale Magazine & Sister 2 Sister magazines.

Meet Dr. Alduan Tartt
00:58

Founder of the International Soul Music Summitt, Radio veteran Terence "Terry" Bello,. A Brooklyn native, this veteran with the golden voice can lay claim to a remarkable twenty year journey in radio and music that began at 17 years old as an Intern (later moving to part time On-Air) at then start-up New York's CD101.9 winding it's way through the inevitable peaks and valleys until fate would return him home to begin once again, this time with a team of radio stalwarts prepared to take the Apple by storm.

Bello's Multi-Media Personality and Programming career has found him located in Atlanta, New York, Philadelphia, Greenville,SC, Detroit and Cleveland where he was named Music Director of the Year by Billboard magazine in 2006. In addition to weekend stints in Birmingham, national audiences have heard his now legendary voice as passengers on Delta Airlines, on TV at BET and as the host of nationally syndicated radio program The Soul Lounge which aired in 35 markets including Los Angeles and Dallas. Leveraging his passion and expertise in Soul Music, Bello was tapped by Heineken to Executive Produce their Red Star Soul CD compilations three years in a row ('05 - '07). He also is responsible for the popular music compilation The Soul Lounge Vol. 1: The Vibe Compilation.

Preview 00:32

After working as a runway model, Veronica Pearman was enlisted to write a few Fashion pieces for The Atlanta Tribune, and Fast Forward magazine. She recently written predictions for Aquarius Magazine in Atlanta and has joined the Atlanta publication The Life Poetic as their resident "healer"!

Meet Veronica Pearman
01:18

As owner of 2G Inc, Greg Galloway has directed video projects including Queen Latifah and actor Tommy Ford

Meet Greg Galloway
00:39

With over 20 years, Attorney Diana Lynch firm has built a strong record as a "boutique" firm specializing in Business, Family, and Entertainment law. Her clients are top music artists with a strong presence on Billboard.

Meet Diana Lynch
00:24

Visual Brand Strategist and Image Maker Brandi Mitchell resume reads like a who who in entertainment. She has worked with Wayne Brady, Steve Harvey, Anthony Mackie, Boris Kodjoe, Kenya Moore, Elise Neal, L'OREAL Paris
GMC, Chevrolet, Saturn, TV One, Clear Channel and others.

Meet Brandi Mitchell
00:24

Kendall is a co-founder and inaugural Executive Director of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association and currently serves on its Advisory Board. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Rhythm & Blues Foundation and is the Chairman Emeritus of the organization and is a member of the Board of the Living Legends Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of Sound Exchange, Inc. In addition, his legal work is highly impressive with clients such as Lena Horne, Roy Ayers, Musiq Soulchild, Jermaine Dupri, Najee, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Third World, Bunny Wailer, The Government of Jamaica, The Backstreet Boys, Ying Yang Twins, Donell Jones, Jagged Edge, Cassandra Wilson, Teddy Riley, Freddie Jackson, former WBO Heavyweight Champion Ray Mercer, Cameo, Silk, The Fat Boys, Peter Tosh, Ashanti, Onyx, Nat Robinson and First Priority Music, Milk Dee, M C Lyte, Heavy D & The Boyz, Mad Cobra, Mtume, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond,

Preview 00:56

Atlanta filmmaker and video director Jae Calloway has worked with Heavy D, Busta Rhyme and others to bring their vision to "larger than life."

Meet Jae Calloway
01:49

Benjamin and Alisha are the authors of, I Love Being Married: A Guide to Divorceproof Your Marriage. Some of the most popular topics they speak on, taken from their book, and are:

  • Rules of Engagement: Communication, Conflict Management, and Problem-Solving
  • Divorceproof Your Marriage (For Married, Engaged, or Single)
  • Make it Last Forever: Maintaining and Sustaining that Wedding Day Love
  • Expectations: How to Get Your Needs Met in Your Relationship
  • Preparing Yourself for Marriage: The Truth about Marriage
Meet Benjamin Walker
00:40

Tammie Leady is a certified personal trainer and a fitness and figure competitor based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also a fitness model who has appeared in a number of magazines, including Flex,American Curves and Muscle & Fitness. As a personal trainer, she writes in various columns about improving ones physical health and well-being.

Meet Tammie Leady
00:26

Justin O. Cooper is a dreamer and a pursuer in making his vision reality. For nearly 15 years Cooper has amassed an array of success throughout the spectrum of media and entertainment as an award-winning creative talent and marketing communications professional. Currently serving as a Senior Public Relations Account Executive in Los Angeles for entertainment publicity firm,Rogers & Cowan,


Notable projects he's responsible for include What to Expect When You're Expecting (Lionsgate), Queen Latifah's Steel Magnolias (Lifetime TV), Ride Along (Universal), Resurrection (ABC) and others.

Meet Justin Cooper
00:32

Charlene Bowden, began broadcasting in June 2008 on www.caribvoiceradio.org. The show It's Just Us Radio celebrates and recognizes ordinary people who are doing great things and great people doing everyday, ordinary things. The It's Just Us Radio Show has a magazine style format and covers a wide variety of topics to include the performing arts, entertainment, human interest stories and current events. Show guests have included but are not limited to Georgia State Senator Ronald Ramsey, Atlanta, GA; Actress/Director/Keynote Speaker Charmin Lee; Sheree Fletcher; Radio Personality/Writer Shaunte "Lady Shaunte" Garrett; Vocal Coach/Vocal Producer Jan Smith; Producer/Director/Performing Artist Hilda Willis; Radio Personality/Producer (International Soul Music Summit) Terry Bello, Atlanta, GA; and Attorney Marvin Arrington, Jr.,

Meet Charlene Bowden
00:46

Founder Ebony Ike -Porter has over 15 years of strong business consulting experience with Fortune 500 companies in the space of Mergers and Acquisitions, the Energy and Public Sectors, and Entertainment; Ebony has been seen as the “GO TO PERSON” for resuscitation of failing businesses

da Glam Squad is now Epi Media LLC

Meet Ebony Ike- Porter
00:32

Creator of Teen Nubi Magazine, a Publication for Urban girls. During its 6 year span, Teen Nubi interviewed Mary J. Blidge, Vivica A Fox, Laila Ali, Lil Wayne, Beyonce and legendary Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons and covered such prestigious events as The B.E.T. Awards, Venus vs. Serena Celebrity Match and The Trumpet Awards. In 2003, I founded a non-profit mentoring and personal development program for at-risk teenage girls. Dale Phifer is now producer of Dale Talk TV

Meet Dale Phifer
00:45

Simon Horrocks and Michael Weeman are the driving force behind Affix Music. Their vision for the company evolved from a shared appreciation of Urban music, working relationships with successful producers and recording artists and deep experience in artist management and music publishing. They've made it their mission to make licensing easier and more profitable for everyone involved.

As a management consultant for Ciara, Simon Horrocks witnessed the global demand for Hip-Hop while working with the Grammy-winning artist on her first world tour. Simon discovered the supply side of the business when he returned home to Atlanta to work with Devyne Stephens as the GM of Upfront Records, home to Akon & Kandi. A mountain of CD's from hopeful unsigned talent began to grow on his desk.

Meet Simon Horrock
00:31

Entertainment attorney Marvin Arrington Jr has over 20 years experience legal expertise.

Meet Marvin Arrignton Jr
00:37

Madison Carlista is a cervical cancer survivor. She was given a prognosis of 3-6 months. Without the use of conventional medicine, she used holistic therapies to reverse her health challenges and today, 9 years later, still uses those same practices as her anti-aging regimen.

Meet Madison Carlista
00:36

The T-Shirt Lady was founded in 2003 following her love for T-Shirts. "With the invention of T-Shirts, people can express themselves without speaking and still get their message out.

Meet Iesia Dantzler
00:19

LegalShield connects you with law firms nationwide for legal protection around the clock for less than $17.00 per month. Coverage includes contract reviews, copyrights information, traffic violation and access to your attorney 24/7 for emergencies.

Mr. Ware is an independent Associate with PrePaid Legal which now called Legal Shield.

Meet Wyatt Ware
00:12

Shannon, is an American recording artist and singer of Freestyle music and dance-pop music and songwriter. She is best known for her million-selling record single "Let the Music Play". Often she is considered the "International Queen of Freestyle."

source Wiki

Meet Shannon
01:12

Kevin Oz was notably known for his participation in the classic Tom Brown mega hit Funkin For Jamaica. Oz played over 12 instruments.


Kevin Oz Osborne lost his battle to Cancer in April 2015.


When it comes to musical prodigies, Oz is at the top of the list. In addition to mixing with some of the greatest musicians of all time, the Bronx, NY native started The Solar Flares, a five piece rhythm and blues section that evolved into one of the greatest show bands to top corporate lists and clubs in the city, and abroad. Walk into any Metro Atlanta nightclub, and you might find Kevin on stage playing the keyboards and horns for one of Atlanta's most hip show bands, Cosmic Sol. In Georgia, Oz has graced his saxophone and keyboards with jazz and show bands at such venues as The Apache Café, The Chocolate Bar, The Patty Hut, Sambucas, Church Hill Grounds, Luella's, Five Season's Brewing, Kenny's Alley (Underground), The Irish Pub, Manny's Bar and Grill, and Lush Life Café, just to name a few.

Meet Kevin "Oz" Osborne (In Memory)
01:24

Arit Essien is a celebrity and political publicists with the Essien Agency.

Meet Arit Essien
00:50

LaTonya P. Story began her sports public relations career in 2000 serving as Director of Public Relations for the Allen Iverson Celebrity Summer Classic in Hampton, VA. She continued in this capacity until 2001 when she began serving as publicist to New Orleans Saints Quarterback, Aaron Brooks. She used her New Orleans media contacts and experience to become the Media Relations Coordinator for the Marshall Faulk Celebrity Golf Tournament for Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans. While attending the Super Bowl festivities, she met Samuel McNabb, father to Pro Bowl quarterback, Donovan McNabb of the newly formed National Football Players Father's Association whom she has represented for 11 years.

Meet Latonya Story
00:34
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Putting Your Team Together
4 Lectures 06:35

Your success in the music business depends on you and the people around you. Putting together your team is a critical part of your musical journey. Entertainment attorney Kendall Minter gives you the best tips for a winning entourage.

Preview 01:26

Your team will consist of an attorney, manager, business manager and others. Kendall Minter has been practicing entertainment law for over thirty years and explains the cost of each team member.

How Much Will Your Team Cost?
03:10

Celebrity photographer Derek Blanks has worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment. He shares his tips on misakes to avoid when choosing your photographer.

Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Photographer.
00:55

Founder Ebony Ike -Porter has over 15 years of strong business background as a image maker and gives advice on your style team.

Phase Two - Your Style Team
01:04

What Is the Publicists Terms of Agreement?
1 question

Management fees vary depending on their experiences and contacts within the music industry. You should not be paying a manager a monthly retainer fee to manage your career.

Your Manager Percentage.
1 question
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Legal
10 Lectures 21:34

Entertainment attorney Marvin Arrington gives tips on how to look for the best attorney for your music career.

Preview 01:10

In the music industry, a 360 deal is a business relationship between an artist and a music industry company. The company agrees to provide financial and other support for the artist, including direct advances as well as support in marketing, promotion, touring and other areas. In turn, the artist agrees to give the company a percentage of an increased number of their revenue streams, often including sales of recorded music, live performances, publishing and more.

source: Wiki

What is a 360 deal?
03:10

An attorney retainers fee can range from a few hundred dollars to a few thousands dollars per month.

What is an Attorney Retainer Fee?
00:36

Legal Shield (formerly PrePaid Legal) offers music artists several benefits including 24/7 access to your attorney during an emergency. Also

Advice and Consultation

Consult with you on personal legal matters.

Letters and Phone Calls
Make phone calls and write letters on your behalf.

Personal Document Review
Review an unlimited number of legal documents up to 15 pages each.

Trial Defense

Assistance if you're named defendant or respondent in a covered civil action suit.

The Benefits of Having Access to Your Attorney 24/7 (Legalshield)
01:42

Attorney Marvin Arrington talks about common mistakes as an artist?

Common Mistakes Artist Make With Their contracts
00:50

80's music star Shannon explains why not getting her contracts signed early on in her career has become a legal nightmare.

The Importance of Getting Everything in Writing.
03:26

Many artists make this mistakes when signing contracts with friends.

Before You Sign Your Next Contract
02:43

In the music industry, a 360 deal is a business relationship between an artist and a music industry company. The company agrees to provide financial and other support for the artist, including direct advances as well as support in marketing, promotion, touring and other areas. In turn, the artist agrees to give the company a percentage of an increased number of their revenue streams, often including sales of recorded music, live performances, publishing and more.

source: Wiki

Should you sign a 360 deal?
03:33

Follow these basic tips on when it might be time to look for another attorney.

Should You Fire Your Attorney?
02:42

Independent associate Wyatt Ware talks about the benefits of Legal Shield (formerly known as Pre Paid Legal).

Benefits of Legal Shield for Artists
01:42

This quiz will recap some of the highlights you've learned in section 5.

Legal Quiz -Section 5
1 question

Legal Quiz -Section 5
1 question
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Music Publishing
6 Lectures 07:40

HFA is the leading provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the U.S. music industry and was established in 1927 by the National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) as an agency to license, collect, and distribute royalties on behalf of musical copyright owners.

What is Harry Fox Agency?
00:47

Simon Horrocks and Michael Weeman are the driving force behind Affix Music. Their vision for the company evolved from a shared appreciation of Urban music, working relationships with successful producers and recording artists and deep experience in artist management and music publishing. They've made it their mission to make licensing easier and more profitable for everyone involved.


Goal for this lesson: To learn how to license music for television commercials and soundtracks.

What is Affix Music?
00:50

Record Labels pay music publishing companies based on the sale of your records. The publishing companies then pay you, the artists.

The Importance of Royalties.
00:57

  1. ASCAP, an organization owned and run by its members, is the leading U.S. Performing Rights Organization representing over 525,000songwriters, composers and music publishers.
  2. BMI was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.
  3. SESAC, Inc is a performing rights organization with headquarters in Nashville and offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London. SESAC is the first and only performing rights organization to pay royalties on a monthly rather than quarterly basis.
ASCAP/BMI/SESAC - Which Publishing Company is best For You?
01:47

Simon Horrocks and Michael Weeman are the driving force behind Affix Music. Their vision for the company evolved from a shared appreciation of Urban music, working relationships with successful producers and recording artists and deep experience in artist management and music publishing. They've made it their mission to make licensing easier and more profitable for everyone involved.

How Does Affix Music License Your Songs?
01:16

Poorman's Copyright has been used for years by artists as a method for securing and protecting their music.

Poorman's Copyright - Is it a bad idea?
02:03

A recap of section 6

Music Publishing
1 question

A recap of Section 6

Music Publishing
1 question
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Marketing
4 Lectures 06:51

Celebrity photographer Derek Blanks talks about these common mistakes.

The Biggest Mistakes Most Artists Make with Their Image
01:35

QR code also known as Quick Response Code is a barcode in 2 dimensional form.

What Are QR Codes?
00:46

An EPK (Electronic Press Kit) consist of your photo, bio, music and media.

What is an EPK?
01:38

Veteran radio DJ Terry Bello talks about the best way to get your music on radio.

How to market yourself as an artist
02:52

A recap of section 7

Marketing
1 question
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Publicity
7 Lectures 06:11

When an artist is facing a scandal. It is the responsibility of their publicist to manage the crises. Normally with a press conference or press statement to the media. Celebrity publicist LaTonya Story explains the various roles and responsibilities of a publicist.

How Does a Publicist Manage Crisis for Their Artists?
00:38

Celebrity and political publicist Arit Essien explains the various roles and responsibilities of a publicist.

What is the Role of a Publicist?
01:13

In the music industry, its a small community. Find out from celebrity publicists Justin Cooper the best way to build credibility.

How to Build Credibility in the Music Industry
00:56

Most artists are killing their careers before it starts.

Are You Making This Publicity Mistake?
01:01

Independent artist Leah Devon talks about using the Internet to build your brand.

Exposure is King
00:36

What is a Press Release?
00:57

Celebrity and political publicist Arit Essien explains the various roles and responsibilities of a publicist and manager.

Manager and Publicist. Two Different Roles.
00:50

A press release informs the media of your upcoming project.

What is a Press Release?
1 question
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Social Media Marketing
2 Lectures 01:58

Celebrity publicist Justin Cooper explains how to use social media platform like Facebook to network.

How to Use Social Media to Network
00:59

More than 80% of entreprenueers are making this costly mistake on Facebook.

Don't Make This Facebook Mistake.
00:59

Social Media Marketing
1 question
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Management
3 Lectures 03:34

Debra Antney who once managed superstar rapper Nicki Minaj explains how self confidence is critical to your success.

Do You Believe In Yourself?
01:05

Dale Phifer has in the past, worked with Salt N Pepa, Dana Dane and Kid N Play shares how one major group missed a golden opportunity because they left everything up to their manager.

Stay on top of your game
01:17

Debra Antney who once managed superstar rapper Nicki Minaj explains how the rapper became so successful.

Manager Debra Antney Talks About How Nicki Minaj Became So Successful
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About the Instructor
Terry Moorer
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over 30 years experince in the music industry.

As a person with Cerebral Palsy, Terence has been blessed to have over 20 years in the entertainment industry (sports/music). In the past he has had the opportunity to work with NBA entertainment, Queen Latifah, Walt Disney World, MTV, Atlantic Records, Virgin Records and others. With a strongbackground in public relations, marketing and public speaking,

Terence Moorer believes that success lies within the heart, along with a strong faith in God. He has been successful achieving his dream of being the best in the entertainment industry, sports, public speaking, beverage industry and the legal field.


His experience in marketing and public relations has led him on an unimaginable journey. In 1987 his career in entertainment began, working at Billboard Magazine as Black Album and Black Single chart coordinator. He also worked behind such notables, such as jazz great Roy Ayers, Yoko Ono and Brenda K. Starr (discoverer of Mariah Carey), asst studio manager of one of New York City’s top recording studios. In 1988 he worked as the Director of National Publicity for First Priority Music, a local New York record label, whose joint ventures included Atlantic and Virgin Records. In 1989 he received three individual awards from Billboard Magazine for promoting MC Lyte’s number one single.

He also received a community citation for his participation in the gold selling song entitled "Self Destruction." The project produced by the National Urban League, raised awareness of black on black crime. The project Included rap music top stars, Heavy D., Public Enemy, MC Lyte and Doug E. Fresh. In addition, his duties have included assisting location manager for MTV and coordinating talent celebrity basketball games hosted by TNT sports commentator Kenny Smith. He has also penned stories for several top entertainment and regional magazines including Right On, Billboard Magazine, Atlanta Metro Atlanta Primetime, and Atlanta Business Journal. In the past he has interviewed Gospel  sensation Kirk Franklin, Actor Will Smith, Bull's Bill Cartwright and Hawk's Tyrone Corbin, The Braxton’s (Toni Braxton siblings) and Singer Aaliyah to name a few.

Terence Moorer has won several gold and platinum album awards for his work with Sinead O'Connor, Stop The Violence movement and the Mo' Money soundtrack (produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, featuring Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, Sounds of Blackness and a host of others). He has worked with the New York Knicks, NBA Entertainment (1992 NBA All Star), Jazz sensation Bob Baldwin, Denver Nuggets, Queen Latifah, Quincy Jones, Denver Nuggets, Special Olympics and Walt Disney World. For eight years he held the title as personal publicist for MC Lyte, one of rap music’s most prominent  female artist. In 1996 he increased membership and created awareness for the National Black Golfers Association, as Director of National Publicity. As an entertainment publicist he has had the opportunity to travel worldwide and meet various people including Magic Johnson, Madonna, Paula Abdul, Dekembe Mutumbo, Cyndi Lauper, Wesley Snipes, Jessie Jackson, Whitney Houston, Karl Malone, Janet Jackson, Sean Combs and Tupac Shakur. Additionally, he has developed successful public relations campaigns  for MC Lyte, Major Damage Clothing, Audio Two and NBA star Kenny Smith.


In 2010, Terry Moorer was also invited by the White House to witness President Obama sign the 20th  Anniversary of the  Americans with Disabilities Act.

In 2010,  Along with business partner, legendary hip hop artist, MC Lyte. Terry Moorer launched Learn the Music Business.com.  A membership website that teaches aspiring artists about the music industry.   Mr. Moorer has written two books, How to Launch Your Music Career in 21 days and Fearless Dreams, How a Disabled Kid from Brooklyn Lived his Dream in the Entertainment Business.